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''Paraskevi'' is also the Greek name for
''Paraskevi'' is also the Greek name for Friday and thus occupies a place in the liturgical cycle.
Latest revision as of 17:45, August 9, 2008
Paraskevi (Gr. Παρασκευή, meaning "preparation") may refer to any of the following saints:
There are several saints named Paraskevi (also spelled Parascheva or Paraskeva):
- Virgin-Martyr Paraskevi of Rome (July 26)
- Paraskevi the Fool-for-Christ or "Pasha of Sarov"; Russian (September 22)
- Parascheva the New; in the world "Petka"; also known as Paraskevi of Serbia (October 14)
- Great-martyr Paraskevi of Iconium (October 28)
- Righteous Virgin Paraskevi of Pirimin on the Pinega River (Archangelsk) (October 28)
- Martyr Paraskevi, sister to Great-martyr Photini the Samaritan Woman (February 26)
Paraskevi is also the Greek name for Friday and thus occupies a place in the liturgical cycle.