are used to refer to (Judeo-Christian-Islamic) deities. They are not bestowed upon real people.
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CANA f Theology
Name is dervived from the city of Cana as mentioned in the Bible ,John 2:1-11 relating the story of Jesus's first miracle.
ELOHIM אלהים m Theology
The Hebrew plural form of "god." As a name, it still retains a singular meaning. It is used in place of YHWH when referring to God.
KINNIA f Theology
According to legend, Saint Kinnia, a 5th-century daughter of an Irish chieftain, was baptized by Saint Patrick and is said to have been the first nun to follow his teachings. She lived in the convent of Druim Dubhain which was founded by Saint Patrick.
QUINIDIUS m Theology
Catholic saint, hermit and bishop. He was originally a hermit in the region of Aix in Provence, France, becoming bishop of Vaison in that region.
RUFFINUS m Theology
Wulfhade and Ruffinus were martyrs of England. Little is known about them with any certainty, although according to tradition they were two princes of Mercia who were baptized by St. Chad and were swiftly executed by their pagan father... [more]
WINEWALD m Theology, Medieval English
Second abbot of Beverley monastery in England succeeding St. BERCHTUN
. He was successful in his efforts to make Beverley a center for English cultural and spiritual growth.
WINNOW m Ancient Irish, Theology
Variant of Winnoc
. Irish saint. Honored by several churches in Cornwall, England, probably the area of his missionary labors as part of the great evangelizing efforts of the era.
WIVINA f Belgian, Theology
Wivina was a Benedictine abbess. A native of Oisy, Flanders, Belgium. She was adamant in refusing all offers of marriage until the age of twenty-three when she became a hermitess at GrandBigard, near Brussels... [more]
WULFHADE m Theology
Wulfhade and Ruffinus were Martyrs of England. Little is known about them with any certainty, although according to tradition they were two princes of Mercia who were baptized by St. Chad and were swiftly executed by their pagan father... [more]
WULMAR m Theology
A Benedictine abbott born near Boulogne, Picardy, France, he was actually married but was separated from his wife and entered the Benedictines as a lay brother at Haumont, in Hainault. He was eventually ordained and was the founder of the rnonastery of Samer near Boulogne, which he served as abbot... [more]
WULSIN m Theology, Medieval English
The name of a Benedictine bishop and monk also called ULTIUS
. A disciple of St. DUNSTAN
, he was named by the saint to serve as superior over the restored community of Westminster, England, circa 960, and eventually became abbot in 980... [more]
ZAMA m Theology
The first recorded bishop of Bologna, Italy. He was ordained by Pope St. DIONYSIUS
and entrusted with the founding of this illustrious see.
ZAMBDAS m Theology
Catholic saint. Bishop of Jerusalem. He was martyred during the persecutions under Emperor DIOCLETIAN
. Zambdas is also listed as Bazas
, and he is associated in tradition with the Theban Legion.
ZONTICUS m Theology
A Catholic saint, martyred in Alexandria with SATURNINUS
, and unknown martyrs.