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Holy Myrrh-bearer '''Salome''' feast day is celebrated [[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]], who was a widower when he became betrothed to the [[Theotokos]]. She was a disciple of the [[Jesus]] and one of the [[Myrrh-bearing women]] who first brought tidings of the Resurrection to the world.
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[[Image:Salome.jpg|right|frame|St. Salome]]
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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 (who was also named Salome), 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|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]]. She was mentioned in the bible four times.
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[[ro:Salomeea Mironosiţa]]

Latest revision as of 07:52, February 22, 2010

St. Salome

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 (who was also named Salome), 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. She was mentioned in the bible four times.

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