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Philothei of Athens

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Saint Philothei of Athens is commemorated by the Church on [[February 19]].
:As an 'orphan' this freed Revoula to begin a more austere life. She strived for abstinence, vigilance and prayers.
:In a vision one night, Revoula was visited by [[Apostle Andrew|St Andrew the First-Called]] and ordered to build a convent for women in his honour.
*Revoula is tonsured with the monastic [[Schema]] at the completion of the convent and received the name Philothei.
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[[Category: Greek Saints]]
[[Category:Orthodoxy and Islam]]
[[Category:16th-century saints]]

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