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Feast Day, Saints -

Today we celebrate the feast of Saints Zachariah and Elizabeth, the parents of John the Baptist.

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Feast Day, John the Baptist, Saints, The Forerunner -

Today we celebrate the beheading of John the Baptist, the forerunner who proclaimed the coming of Christ.

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Apostles Fast, Fasting, Saints -

The Apostles' Fast starts today! The Apostle's Fast is the fast period fast between the 8th day after Pentecost and the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, June 29th.

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Monastic, Saints -

Yesterday we celebrated the feast of St. Pachomius. St. Pachomius is known as the founder of cenobitic monasteries, which are monastic men or women who live in community.

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Feast Day, Saint John Climacus, Saint Quotes, Saints -

Yesterday we commemorated St. John Climacus, also known as St. John of the Ladder. St. John of the Ladder is well known for his book, Ladder of Divine Ascent. Each chapter is a "step" on a rung of a ladder. He covers virtues necessary for the ascetic life, overcoming vices, and growing in virtues.

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