Through Saint Photine’s encounter with Christ, her family became Christians, were Baptised after Pentecost, and together with the Apostles preached Christ.

Through Saint Photine’s encounter with Christ, her family became Christians, were Baptised after Pentecost, and together with the Apostles preached Christ. Saint Photine, together with her family, were Martyred, as well as two other men, and are all commemorated on February 26th with Saint Photine.

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Apolytikion of Saint Photine and her Family: Let us praise Photine and Photis and Photo, with Anatoli, Photinos and Joses with divine songs, with Kyriaki, Paraskevi, the radiant Martyrs of Christ, they seek Divine Grace and illumination for the faithful who cry out, Glory to Him Who strengthened you, Glory to Him Who Crowned you, Glory to Him Who grants to us through you healings for all.

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The Martyrdom of Saint Photine’s two sons, Saint Photinos and Saint Joses.

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Saint Photinie’s five sisters were also Martyred. Their names are Saint Paraskeva, Saint Kyriake, Saint Phota, Saint Anatolia and Saint Photida.

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Also commemorated on February 26th with Saint Photine and her family are the Martyrs Saint Theokletos the former magician, and Saint Sebastian the Military Commander whose Icon is below.