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Our venerable mother '''Geneviève of Paris''' was a [[nun]] originally from Nanterre who lived in France circa 500 A.D.  She is considered the patron saint of the city of Paris, together with St. Denis.  Her [[feast day]] is celebrated on [[January 3]].
 
Our venerable mother '''Geneviève of Paris''' was a [[nun]] originally from Nanterre who lived in France circa 500 A.D.  She is considered the patron saint of the city of Paris, together with St. Denis.  Her [[feast day]] is celebrated on [[January 3]].
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[[Image:Gen_tombicon.jpg|thumb|Icon of Ss. Genevieve and Simeon the Stylite at her tomb in Paris]]
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[[Image:Gen_tombicon.jpg|thumb|Icon of Ss. Geneviève and Simeon the Stylite at her tomb in Paris]]
  
[[Image:Genevieve_sign.jpg|thumb|Inscription at the tomb of St. Genevieve in Paris: "Consolation of exiles, you have manifested yourself to the Russian Orthodox emigrees. In all times, at your tomb, they venerate you. O Holy Genevieve, pray for us, Apostle of Unity."]]
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[[Image:Genevieve_sign.jpg|thumb|Inscription at the tomb of St. Geneviève in Paris: "Consolation of exiles, you have manifested yourself to the Russian Orthodox emigrees. In all times, at your tomb, they venerate you. O Holy Geneviève, pray for us, Apostle of Unity."]]
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
*[http://www.orthodoxengland.btinternet.co.uk/genevieve.htm An icon of St. Genevieve]
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*[http://www.orthodoxengland.btinternet.co.uk/genevieve.htm An icon of St. Geneviève]
*[http://www.roca.org/OA/16/16g.htm St. Genevieve of Paris]
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*[http://www.roca.org/OA/16/16g.htm St. Geneviève of Paris]
*[http://www.orthodox.net/faq/weslives.htm#StGenevieve St. Genevieve (Genofeva)]
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*[http://www.orthodox.net/faq/weslives.htm#StGenevieve St. Geneviève (Genofeva)]
 
*[http://www.metropolit-anthony.orc.ru/eng/eng_07.htm ''First celebration of All Saints of the British Isles''] by [[Metropolitan]] Anthony of Sourozh
 
*[http://www.metropolit-anthony.orc.ru/eng/eng_07.htm ''First celebration of All Saints of the British Isles''] by [[Metropolitan]] Anthony of Sourozh
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genevieve Genevieve on Wikipedia]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genevieve Geneviève on Wikipedia]
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*[http://la-france-orthodoxe.net/fr/saint/genevieve Troparion and Kontakion (in French) to St. Geneviève on La France orthodoxe]
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*[http://ndjasg.club.fr/MolebenSG.html Moleben (in French) to St. Geneviève from Notre Dame Joie des Affligés et Ste. Geneviève in Paris]
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*[http://www.catholic-forum.com/saints/golden216.htm Life of St. Geneviève from the Golden Legend of William Caxton, 1483]
  
 
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Revision as of 21:18, August 8, 2005

Our venerable mother Geneviève of Paris was a nun originally from Nanterre who lived in France circa 500 A.D. She is considered the patron saint of the city of Paris, together with St. Denis. Her feast day is celebrated on January 3.


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Icon of Ss. Geneviève and Simeon the Stylite at her tomb in Paris
Inscription at the tomb of St. Geneviève in Paris: "Consolation of exiles, you have manifested yourself to the Russian Orthodox emigrees. In all times, at your tomb, they venerate you. O Holy Geneviève, pray for us, Apostle of Unity."

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