The holy ones of the Orthodox Church have various customary ''' saint titles''' with which they are [[ saint commemorations| commemorated]] on the [[ Church Calendar]] and in divine services.
The following list explains the references:
Confessor''': one who has suffered for the faith but not martyred outright*''' Enlightener of N.''' or ''' Illuminator of N.''': the saint who first brought the faith to a people or region, or who did major work of evangelization there*''' Equal-to-the-Apostles''': one whose work greatly built up the Church, whether through direct missionary work or through assisting the Church's place in society*'''[[ Fool-for-Christ]]''': a saint known for his apparent, yet holy insanity*''' God- bearer''': one who bears God within himself and is aflame in heart with love for Him [ http: //home. iprimus. com. au/xenos/ignatius. html]*''' Great-martyr''': one who was martyred for the faith and suffered torture*''' Hieromartyr''': a martyr who is also a [[ clergy]] man*'''[[ Martyr]]''': one who has died for the faith*''' Merciful''': one known for charitable work, especially toward the poor*''' Myrrh-bearer''': Those who were present at Christ' s passion and went to the tomb to anoint the body of Jesus*''' Myrrh-streaming''', ''' Myrrh-gusher''' , or ''' Myroblete''': the [[ relics]] of the saint exude holy and sweet-smelling ( and often miraculous) oil*'''[[ New-martyr]]''': a martyr often bearing the same name as a more ancient martyr, but usually more recent in the Church' s history **'' See full article at [[ New Martyrs]].''*'''[[ Passion-bearer]]''' : one who faced his death in a Christ- like manner*''' Protomartyr''': the first martyr in a given region ( in the case of [[ Apostle Stephen the Protomartyr|Stephen the Protomartyr]] , the first martyr of the whole Church)*''' Right-believing''': an epithet used for sainted secular rulers*''' Righteous''': a holy person under the Old Covenant (Old Testament Israel) but also sometimes used for married saints of the New Covenant (the Church)*''' Unmercenary''': a saint who refused to take payment for healing*''' Venerable''': a [[ monastic]] saint*''' Venerable-martyr''': a martyred monastic*''' Virgin-martyr''' : an unmarried, non-monastic, chaste female martyr*'''[[ Wonderworker]]''': a saint renowned for performing miracles, also called "miracle-worker"
See also== *[[Saint commemorations]] *[[Honorifics]]
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