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Thursday, September 10, 2020

The Skulls of Saints Metrodora, Nymphodora and Menodora

Saints Metrodora, Nymphodora and Menodora were three sisters from Nicomedia who were martyred by beheading and are commemorated by the Church on September 10th. The sacred skull of Saint Metrodora is preserved in Asomaton Monastery in Petraki, that of Saint Nymphodora in the Monastery of Saint Paul in Mount Athos, and that of Saint Menodora in Great Lavra Monastery in Mount Athos (photo not yet available).

Skull of St. Metrodora

Skull of St. Nymphodora

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