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Sunday, August 13, 2006

Heavenly Friends

St. James the Brother of God, first Bishop of Jerusalem, and patron of the first Orthodox Church I visited regularly

St. John the Baptist and Forerunner of Christ. I helped build a little chapel dedicated to the Feast of his Beheading, commemorated August 29.

St. Gerasimos of Kephalonia, whose relics I venerated and whose church I happened upon while in Athens

St. Elijah the Prophet, patron of my little godson Elias

St. Joseph the Old Testament Patriarch, patron of my godson Joseph

St. Demetrius of Thessaloniki, whom I venerated on pilgrimage to Greece in March


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great to hear from you again.

I hope to be able to take a pilgrimage one day, God willing.

And I haven't heard of St. Gerasimos before: off to read about him.

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