St. John Damascene
Feast Day - December 4th.
Saint John of Damascus was born in Syria. He is depicted in his native Arab head scarf. In his hand is an unrolled scroll symbolizing the three treatises he wrote entitled, "Against Those who Revile the Holy Icons."
Troparion in tone 8
O champion of Orthodoxy, teacher of purity and of true worship,
Kontakion in tone 4
Let us, the faithful, sing praises to John, worthy of great honor,
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