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Saint of the Day: St. John the Faster


An unseen hand nourished the dedicated John, who was not the gaunt figure people expected to see wherever he went in his service to Christ.
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Saint of the Day: St. Parthenios III, Patriarch of Constantinople


When Parthenios accepted the Ecumenical Throne in 1656 in the ancient city of Constantinople, he was well aware of the fate of his two predecessors and of the imminent danger to himself.
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