Salome

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Holy Myrrh-bearer '''Salome''' is celebrated on her feast day on [[August 3]].  She was the mother of the [[Apostle James (son of Zebedee)]] and [[Apostle John (son of Zebedee]], the wife of [[Zebedee]], and the daughter of [[Joseph the Betrothed]] (by his first wife--who was a widower when he became betrothed to the [[Theotokos]].) She was a disciple of [[Jesus]] and one of the [[Myrrh-bearing women]] who first brought tidings of the Resurrection to the world.
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The great and holy [[myrrh-bearer]] '''Salome''' was one of the women [[disciple]]s of [[Jesus]].  She was the daughter of St. [[Joseph the Betrothed]] and his first wife, making the [[Theotokos]] her step-mother.  She married [[Zebedee]] and became the mother of the [[Apostles]] [[Apostle James (son of Zebedee)|James]] and [[Apostle John (son of Zebedee)|John]].  Her [[feast day]] is celebrated on [[August 3]]. As one of the myrrh-bearing women who brought spices to Christ's tomb and found it empty, she is celebrated as one who first brought tidings of the [[Resurrection]] to the world, especially on the [[Sunday of Myrrh-bearing Women]].
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Revision as of 09:45, August 9, 2005

The great and holy myrrh-bearer Salome was one of the women disciples of Jesus. She was the daughter of St. Joseph the Betrothed and his first wife, making the Theotokos her step-mother. She married Zebedee and became the mother of the Apostles James and John. Her feast day is celebrated on August 3. As one of the myrrh-bearing women who brought spices to Christ's tomb and found it empty, she is celebrated as one who first brought tidings of the Resurrection to the world, especially on the Sunday of Myrrh-bearing Women.

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