Mary

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*St. Mary the martyr, sister of Martha and Lycarion ([[February 8]])
 
*St. Mary the martyr, sister of Martha and Lycarion ([[February 8]])
 
*St. Mary the nun (Marinus), daughter of the monk St. Eugene, at Alexandria ([[February 12]])
 
*St. Mary the nun (Marinus), daughter of the monk St. Eugene, at Alexandria ([[February 12]])
*St. Mary of "Pergi" ([[March 21]])
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*St. Mary of [[w:Perga|Perga]] ([[March 21]])
 
*'''[[Mary of Egypt]]''' ([[April 1]])
 
*'''[[Mary of Egypt]]''' ([[April 1]])
 
*St. Mary the Myrrh-bearer, wife of Cleopas ([[May 23]])
 
*St. Mary the Myrrh-bearer, wife of Cleopas ([[May 23]])

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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."

"Mary" could refer to any of the following:

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