When celebrate the name day of Hope in the church calendar?
Hope is the Old Slavonic name, which has ancient Greek roots. This is a Russian variation of the name Ellis. The woman named Nadezhda, differs by a strong character, strong will and good endurance.
What is the date of Hope's birthday? Nadezhda Abbakumova (March 14)
According to the church calendar, Hope celebrates hisday of the angel 4 times a year: March 14, March 20, September 30, October 21. The patron saints of the name are four martyrs who lived at different times and whom the church recalls these days.
In March, on the 14th, a woman celebrates her birthday,named after Nadezhda Abbakumova. She was a simple peasant woman, who suffered severe tests. But the woman did not lose faith in God, but carried it through her whole life, taking martyrdom at the end of her earthly path.
Nadezhda Abbakumova was born in a peasant familyin one of the villages of the Moscow province in 1880. At the age of 19 she married and gave birth to four children. During the revolution, Nadezhda was widowed. She had to put children alone on her feet. At the same time, persecution of the church began, but Nadezhda Abbakumova remained a true Christian. In 1928 she was elected church elder, collected money and food for the priest and payment of taxes.
Nadezhda Abbakumova was arrested on March 2, 1938year, because, according to the investigation, carried out anti-Soviet agitation, and on March 14 was shot. Just on this day, the namesakes of Hope are celebrated according to the church calendar. And in 2000 the woman was ranked as a Russian new martyr.
Martyr Nadezhda Kruglova (March 20)
Not only March 14, the Orthodox Churchremembers the martyr Hope. Also on March 20, the day of the angel of the woman is celebrated, named by this name. On this spring day the next namesakes of Hope are celebrated. The patron saint of the name is the martyr Nadezhda Kruglova.
She was born in one of the villages of Yegoryevskyuyezd of the Moscow province in a peasant family. She was brought up in faith, studied at the parish school, and at the age of twenty she settled in a novice in the Egorievsk Trinity-Mariinsky Monastery.
Nadezhda Kruglova was arrested by the NKVDrepeatedly. In 1931 she was sent into exile in Kazakhstan, where she spent 5 years. The next time Nadezhda Kruglov was arrested in 1938 and together with another nun Antonina Novikova was sentenced to be shot for agitation against Soviet power. The verdict was executed on March 20, 1938 at the Butovo test site.
On this day, the Orthodox Church remembers the holy martyrs and celebrates the name day of Hope. Buried nuns in a common grave near the landfill.
Hope Roman and her sisters (September 30)
Ten-year-old Hope with her sistersBy faith and Love and mother Sophia lived in Rome in the II century. At this time in the city an active struggle against Christianity was conducted. All believers were persecuted and forced to renounce their beliefs. Otherwise they were executed by martyrdom. The same fate befell the widow Sofia and her daughters.
The Emperor Adrian, who ruled at this time in Rome,ordered to deliver the woman with the children to her and personally had a conversation with the girls. But he failed to force them to renounce the faith in Jesus Christ. For this he subjected the Faith, Hope and Love of martyrdom in front of his mother, and then gave her the beheaded bodies of the children. Sofia buried the girls on the hill, and so she remained seated near their graves. On the third day she died.
On this day the namesakes of Hope are celebrated. It is on September 30 that the Christian church remembers the holy Roman martyrs.
Namedays of Hope for the Orthodox calendar: Nadezhda Azhgerevich (October 21)
In 1877, in one of the peasant families of the villageGolovenschitsy Minsk province was born Nadezhda Azhgerevich. She was a strong believer, and even blessed with the adoption of monasticism, but she did not have time to do it. Hope did not have a home, lived with nuns at monasteries, but always helped the hungry and the destitute. All the donated money she sent sent to the country counterrevolutionaries.
In 1937, Nadezhda Azhgerevich was arrested foranti-Soviet agitation. She did not betray her faith and she was proudly martyred. The woman was shot at one of the test sites in Butovo near Moscow on October 21, 1937. On this day, the name day of Hope is celebrated according to the church calendar. It is ranked among the holy new martyrs and confessors of Russia. Buried in a common grave with other martyrs, suffered for the faith.