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The OrthodoxWiki editors have taken St. [[John of Damascus]] as their heavenly [[patron saint|patron]] and intercessor as they seek to further the worship and knowledge of the All-Holy [[Trinity]] and the faith of the [[Orthodox Church]] by means of these pages.  
 
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