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{{oriental}}{{cleanup}}'''Saint Verena''' of the is venerated as a [[Theban Legionsaint]] departed on by the 4th day of [[Thout]] ([[September 14]]). She was brought up in the Theban region (modern day [[Luxor]] in [[Upper Egypt]]) in a noble [[Christian]] family, who handed her over to Bishop Sherimon, Bishop Coptic Orthodox Church of [[Bani SuwayfAlexandria|Coptic Orthodox Church]], who in turn taught her and baptized her. Saint [[Verena]] joined by the [[Theban LegionRoman Catholic Church]] in its mission . According to [[Rhaetia]] (modern day [[Switzerland]]) and tradition, she was a relative of [[Saint Victor]] of associated with the [[Theban Legion]]. The Soldiers' relatives were allowed to accompany them in order to look after them and take care of their wounds. When [[Saint Maurice]], [[Saint Victor]] and died on the other members of the [[Theban Legion]] were martyred, Saint Verena led a lonely and [[hermit]] life. First, she settled in a place called [[Solothurn]], but later moved into a cave near present fourth day [[Zurich]]. She used to fast and pray continuously. Moreover, God performed several miracles through her. She was particularly concerned over young girls and used to look after them spiritually and physically, due to her expertise as a [[nurse]]. As a result of her fame, the ruler arrested her and sent her to jail, where [[Saint MauriceThout]] appeared to her to console and strengthen her. After her release from jail, she moved into several regions, and God made several miracles through her prayers. Due to her, many converted to ([[ChristianitySeptember 14]]. Saint Verena was interested in serving the poor and used to offer them food. Moreover, she enjoyed serving the sick, especially those suffering from [[leprosy]]. She used to wash their wounds and put ointments on them, not fearing infection. At ) which is the time date of departure of Saint Verena from our world, the Most Holy [[Mary, the mother of Jesus|Virgin Mary]] appeared to her to console and strengthen hercommemoration.
In [[1986]], a delegation from Saint Verena’s Church ==Life==Tradition states that she grew up in [[Switzerland]], brought to [[Egypt]] a part of Saint Verena’s [[relics]]. The first [[Coptic Church|Coptic]] church consecrated on the name of Saint Verena is [[Saint Maurice]] and Saint Verena’s Church third century in [[Cairo]], which was consecrated by HH [[Pope Shenouda III]] on [[February 22]] [[1994]]. In October of 2004, a delegation from Saint Verena's the Theban region (Saint Mary & Saint Verena'smodern day Luxor in Upper Egypt) Church in [[Anaheim]], [[California]] a noble Christian family. She was placed in the [[United States care of America]]Bishop Sherimon, along with [[His Grace Bishop Serapion]] of Los Angeles Beni Suef, who taught her and [[Fr. Joseph Boulesbaptism|baptized]], traveled her a Christian. St. Verena joined the Theban Legion in its mission to [[Rhaetia (modern-day Switzerland]] to bring ) and was a part relative of Saint VerenaSt. Victor of the Theban Legion. The soldiers's relics relatives were allowed to Anaheim. Her church accompany them in Anaheim now has a museum dedicated order to her relics look after them and artifactstake care of their wounds.
==Source==* http://wwwAfter St.saintverena[[Maurice]], St. Victor and the other members of the Theban Legion were [[martyr]]ed, St. Verena led a lonely life as a [[hermit]]. First, she settled in a place called Solothurn, but later moved into a cave near present-day Zurich. She [[fast]]ed and [[prayer|prayed]] continuously. Moreover, God performed several [[miracle]]s through her. She was particularly concerned about young girls and looked after them spiritually and physically, due to her expertise as a nurse. As a result of her fame, the ruler arrested her and sent her to jail, where St. [[Maurice]] appeared to her to console and strengthen her. After her release from jail, she moved into several regions, and God made several miracles through her prayers. Due to her, many converted to Christianity. St. Verena was interested in serving the poor and offered them food. Moreover, she enjoyed serving the sick, especially those suffering from leprosy. She washed their wounds and put ointments on them, without fearing infection. At the time of departure of St. Verena from our world, the Most Holy [[Virgin Mary]] appeared to her to console and strengthen her. St. Verena reposed on the fourth day of Thout (September 14).org
==Dedications==
In 1986, a delegation from St. Verena's Church in Switzerland brought to Egypt a part of St. Verena's [[relics]]. The first [[Coptic]] church consecrated in the name of St. Verena is St. Maurice and St. Verena's Church in Cairo, which was consecrated by HH [[Pope]] [[Shenouda III (Gayyid) of Alexandria|Shenouda III]] on [[February 22]], 1994. In October of 2004, a delegation from St. Verena's (Saint Mary & Saint Verena's) Church in Anaheim, California, along with Bp. Serapion of Los Angeles and Fr. Joseph Boules, traveled to Switzerland to bring a part of Saint Verena's relics to Anaheim. Her church in Anaheim now has a museum dedicated to her relics and artifacts.
==See also==* [[Category:Coptic Saints|Verena]] [[Category:Egyptian people|Verena]] [[Category:Nurses|Verena, SaintMaurice]]
==Sources==*[http://www.saintverena.org Saint Mary & Saint Verena Coptic Orthodox Christian Church] (Coptic)*[[dew:Heilige Saint Verena|''Saint Verena'' at Wikipedia]] [[Category:Egyptian Saints]][[Category:Non-Chalcedonian Saints]][[Category:Saints]]
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