John the Silent

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Our father among the saints '''John the Silent''' (452 - 558) was [[bishop]] of Colonia (Taxara) in [[Church of Armenia|Armenia]] and later a [[monk]] of St. Sabbas' Monastery.  He is also sometimes known as '''John Hesychastes''' or '''John Silentiarius'''.  His [[Feast day|feast day]] is celebrated by the [[Orthodox Church]] on [[March 30]].
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Our father among the saints '''John the Silent''' (452-558) was [[bishop]] of Colonia (Taxara) in [[Church of Armenia|Armenia]] and later a [[monk]] of St. Sabbas' Monastery.  He is also sometimes known as '''John Hesychastes''' or '''John Silentiarius'''.  His [[feast day]]s are celebrated by the [[Orthodox Church]] on [[March 30]] and [[December 3]].
 
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==External Links==
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==External links==
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?SID=4&ID=1&FSID=100952 Venerable John the Silent of St Sava's Monastery], March 30 ([[OCA]])
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?SID=4&ID=1&FSID=103468 St John the Silent of St Sabbas Monastery], December 3 (OCA)
 
*[http://www.catholic-forum.com/saints/saintj6b.htm John the Silent] on Catholic-Forum.com
 
*[http://www.catholic-forum.com/saints/saintj6b.htm John the Silent] on Catholic-Forum.com
 
*[http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08495a.htm John the Silent] on New Advent
 
*[http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08495a.htm John the Silent] on New Advent

Revision as of 11:43, May 29, 2008

Our father among the saints John the Silent (452-558) was bishop of Colonia (Taxara) in Armenia and later a monk of St. Sabbas' Monastery. He is also sometimes known as John Hesychastes or John Silentiarius. His feast days are celebrated by the Orthodox Church on March 30 and December 3.

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