Saint John The Theologian Mission Station
A Community Of The Orthodox Church in America
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Third Finding of the Honorable Head of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John
Third Finding of the Honorable Head of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John

The Third Discovery of the Venerable Head of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John occurred in about the year 850 (see the account of the First and Second Discoveries on February 24). The head of Saint John the Forerunner was first found on the Mount of Olives, where it had been hidden by…

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Hieromartyr Therapon, Bishop of Cyprus
Hieromartyr Therapon, Bishop of Cyprus

The Hieromartyr Therapon, Bishop of Cyprus, lived a life of asceticism in a monastery, and afterwards he served as a bishop on the island of Cyprus. At the time of the persecution under Diocletian (284-305), Saint Therapon bravely confessed the name of Christ and died a martyric death. The relics…

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Hieromartyr Urban, Pope of Rome

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Icon of the Mother of God “the Helper of the Sinners” from Koretsk

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