St Nektarios on Christian courtesy

A Christian must be courteous to all. His words and deeds should breathe with the grace of the Holy Spirit, which abides in his soul, so that in this way he might glorify the name of God. The graceful speech of a Christian is characterized by delicateness and politeness. This fact, born of love, produces peace and joy.”
-St Nektarios of Aegina

Born in Thrace, Saint Nektarios of Aegina, Greek: Άγιος Νεκτάριος Αιγίνης lived from 1846-1920. He served as Metropolitan of Pentapolis and was praised as a wonder-worker by the people of Pentapolis and Aegina, the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople officially recognized Metropolitan Nektarios as a glorified Saint in 1961.

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