Reginos of Skopelos

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Hieromartyr Saint '''Reginos''' is the patron saint of the island of [[w:Skopelos|Skopelos]], Greece. His feast day of [[February 25]] is a local holiday on the island. Christian tradition states that he was a [[bishop]] who was tortured to death in 362 AD.
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Hieromartyr Saint '''Reginos''' is the patron saint of the island of [[w:Skopelos|Skopelos]], Greece. His feast day [[February 25]] is a local holiday on the island. Christian tradition states that he was a [[bishop]] who was tortured to death in 362 AD under the reign of the Emperor [[Julian the Apostate]].  
  
 
In Skopelos there is a monastery bearing his name, the Monastery of Saint Reginos. His [[relics]] are kept in a local church.  
 
In Skopelos there is a monastery bearing his name, the Monastery of Saint Reginos. His [[relics]] are kept in a local church.  

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Hieromartyr St. Reginos

Hieromartyr Saint Reginos is the patron saint of the island of Skopelos, Greece. His feast day February 25 is a local holiday on the island. Christian tradition states that he was a bishop who was tortured to death in 362 AD under the reign of the Emperor Julian the Apostate.

In Skopelos there is a monastery bearing his name, the Monastery of Saint Reginos. His relics are kept in a local church.

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