Saint Paraskevi

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Saint Paraskevi (Greek: Παρασκευή, pronounced [paraskeˈvi], literally "Preparation" as the day of preparation for Sabbath, i.e. Friday) can refer to one of several saints.

In other languages this name is: Greek: Αγία Παρασκευή, Aghia Paraskevi; Albanian: Shën Premte; Bulgarian: Света Петка Параскева; Romanian: Sfânta Cuvioasă Parascheva; Russian: Святая Параскева-Пятница; Serbian Cyrillic: Света Петка Параскева. Variations of the name include Petka, Paraskeva, Praskovia, Praskovie, Pyatnitsa, Pyetka, Paraskevoula, Paraschiva Voula, Vivi and Evi.

People[edit]

  • Paraskevi of Rome (c. 140 - c. 170), venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church, feast day 26 July

Churches dedicated to Saint Paraskevi[edit]

in Albania
in Bulgaria
in Canada
in Croatia
in Fiji
in Greece
in Romania
in Russia
in Serbia
in Turkey
in Ukraine
in United States

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