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'''''Mary''''' could refer to any of the following:
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The name '''''Mary''''' is first seen as "Miriam" in the [[Old Testament]], as the name of Moses' sister.  Since they were living in Egypt, it is reasonable to assume that the name is associated with the Egyptian "Mery" or "Meryt" which means "cherished" or "beloved."
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"Mary" could refer to any of the following:
  
 
*The Ever-virgin '''[[Theotokos|Mary the Theotokos]]''', the Mother of Jesus Christ
 
*The Ever-virgin '''[[Theotokos|Mary the Theotokos]]''', the Mother of Jesus Christ
 
*St. Mary the Grandmother of the Theotokos
 
*St. Mary the Grandmother of the Theotokos
*St. Mary the sister of Moses (celebrated the Sunday before Christmas) ([[December 18]])
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*St. Mary (Miriam or Mariam) the sister of [[Moses]] (celebrated the Sunday before Christmas; [[December 18]])
*St. Mary ([[January 26]])
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*St. Mary, wife of St. Xenophon ([[January 26]])
*St. Mary the martyr ([[February 8]])
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*St. Mary the martyr, sister of Martha and Lycarion ([[February 8]])
*St. Mary ([[February 12]])
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*St. Mary the nun (Marinus), daughter of the monk St. Eugene, at Alexandria ([[February 12]])
 
*St. Mary of Pergp ([[March 21]])
 
*St. Mary of Pergp ([[March 21]])
 
*'''[[Mary of Egypt]]''' ([[April 1]])
 
*'''[[Mary of Egypt]]''' ([[April 1]])
*St. Mary the Myrrh-bearer ([[May 23]])
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*St. Mary the Myrrh-bearer, wife of Cleopas ([[May 23]])
*'''[[Mary of Bethany]]''' ([[June 4]]), sister of Martha and Lazarus
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*'''[[Mary of Bethany]]''', sister of Martha and Lazarus ([[June 4]])
*St. Mary the martyr ([[June 6]])
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*St. Mary, one of the five virgin-martyrs of Caesarea in Palestine ([[June 6]])
*St. Mary the martyr ([[June 9]] and [[September 26]])
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*St. Mary, one of the five nuns martyred in Persia ([[June 9]] and [[September 26]])
*St. Mary the Chinese ([[June 11]]
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*St. Mary the Chinese ([[June 11]])
 
*'''[[Mary Magdalene]]''' ([[July 22]])
 
*'''[[Mary Magdalene]]''' ([[July 22]])
*St. Mary of Patrikia ([[August 9]])
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*St. Mary of Patrikia or Constantinople, martyr ([[August 9]])
*St. Mary ([[October 29]])
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*St. Mary of Mesopotamia, niece of St. Abramius the Recluse ([[October 29]])
*The new-martyr Mary the "Methymopoula"
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*New-martyr Mary the "Methymopoula" ([[May 1]])
 
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Revision as of 10:12, March 31, 2008

The name Mary is first seen as "Miriam" in the Old Testament, as the name of Moses' sister. Since they were living in Egypt, it is reasonable to assume that the name is associated with the Egyptian "Mery" or "Meryt" which means "cherished" or "beloved."

"Mary" could refer to any of the following:

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