Martha of Bethany

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The righteous '''Martha of Bethany''' with her sister [[Mary of Bethany|Mary]], were believers in Christ even before he raised their brother [[Lazarus]] from the dead. Ss Martha and Mary are commemorated by the Church on [[June 4]], and also on the [[Sunday of Myrrh-bearing Women]] (the second Sunday following [[Pascha]]).
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The holy and righteous '''Martha of Bethany''', with her sister [[Mary of Bethany|Mary]], was a believer in [[Christ]] even before he raised their brother [[Lazarus]] from the dead. Ss. Martha and Mary are commemorated by the Church on [[June 4]], and also on the [[Sunday of Myrrh-bearing Women]] (the second Sunday following [[Pascha]]).
  
 
After the murder of the holy [[Apostle Stephen the Protomartyr|Archdeacon Stephen]] a persecution against the [[Church of Jerusalem|Jerusalem Church]] broke out, and Righteous Lazarus was cast out of Jerusalem. The Mary and Martha assisted their brother in the proclaiming of the [[Gospel]] in various lands.
 
After the murder of the holy [[Apostle Stephen the Protomartyr|Archdeacon Stephen]] a persecution against the [[Church of Jerusalem|Jerusalem Church]] broke out, and Righteous Lazarus was cast out of Jerusalem. The Mary and Martha assisted their brother in the proclaiming of the [[Gospel]] in various lands.
  
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*[http://www.goarch.org/en/chapel/saints.asp?contentid=556 Mary & Martha, the sisters of Lazarus] ([[GOARCH]])
 
*[http://www.goarch.org/en/chapel/saints.asp?contentid=556 Mary & Martha, the sisters of Lazarus] ([[GOARCH]])
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?SID=4&ID=1&FSID=103797 Righteous Martha the sister of Lazarus] ([[OCA]])
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*[http://www.westsrbdio.org/prolog/my.html?month=June&day=4 Saint Martha and Saint Mary, the Sisters of Lazarus] (''[[Prologue of Ohrid]]'')
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*[http://www.comeandseeicons.com/groups/phn31.htm Icon of Ss. Mary and Martha]
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Revision as of 11:20, June 2, 2008

The holy and righteous Martha of Bethany, with her sister Mary, was a believer in Christ even before he raised their brother Lazarus from the dead. Ss. Martha and Mary are commemorated by the Church on June 4, and also on the Sunday of Myrrh-bearing Women (the second Sunday following Pascha).

After the murder of the holy Archdeacon Stephen a persecution against the Jerusalem Church broke out, and Righteous Lazarus was cast out of Jerusalem. The Mary and Martha assisted their brother in the proclaiming of the Gospel in various lands.

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