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The Conception of St. John the Baptist

On this day are celebrated God's mercy, His wondrous act and His wisdom: His mercy towards the devout and righteous parents of St John, the aged Zacharias and Elisabeth, who had all their lives begged a child of God; the wonder of the conception of John in Elisabeth's more-than-aged womb; and the wisdom of the dispensation of man's salvation.

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The Forerunner of the Lord, John the Baptist

By Venerable Bede As forerunner of our Lord’s birth, preaching and death, the blessed John showed in his struggle a goodness worthy of the sight of heaven. In the words of Scripture: Though in the sight of men he suffered torments, his hope is full of immortality. We justly commemorate the day of his birth with a joyful celebration, a day which he himself made festive for us through his suffering and which he adorned with the crimson splendour of his own blood. We do rightly revere his…

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Icoane pictate în Atelierul „Sfântul Apostol și Evanghelist Luca” al Mănăstirii Sfinţii Trei Ierarhi

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Γιατί έχει φτερά ο άγ. Ιωάννης ο Πρόδρομος στις περισσότερες Βυζαντινές Αγιογραφίες που τον εικονίζουν;

Γιατί έχει φτερά ο άγ. Ιωάννης ο Πρόδρομος στις περισσότερες Βυζαντινές Αγιογραφίες που τον εικονίζουν; Ο άγ. Ιωάννης ο Πρόδρομος εικονίζεται στις περισσότερες βυζαντινές εικόνες με φτερά για δύο λόγους: 1ον. Έζησε την επίγεια ζωή του ως απεσταλμένος άγγελος Θεού, με άσκηση και προσευχή. Αυτός ο τίτλος δεν του δόθηκε τυχαία. Οφείλεται σε ένα απόσπασμα από τον Προφήτη Ησαία, το οποίο βρίσκουμε στην αρχή του κατά Μάρκον Ευαγγελίου: «Ιδού εγώ αποστελλώ τόν άγγελόν μου προ προσώπου σου, ως…

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Άγιος Ιωάννης ο Πρόδρομος / Saint John the Forerunner