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Saint John of Damascus

December 4, 2017

Saint John of Damascus, priest, doctor of the church

Optional memorial of Saint John of Damascus,
priest, doctor of the church

Pray the Scriptures for this day. For a video reflection, click HERE, then scroll down and
click on today’s date. Contemplate the Gospel with lectio divina.

During Easter, the St. Jude community sings two songs he wrote:
♦ Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain
♦ Come and Let Us Drink of That New River (Read Text)

See his additional poetry and canons Read about his life and works.

Send an e-card. See how to celebrate this day with recipes, prayers and activities.
Print a Saint John coloring page.

Listen to four Byzantine Arabic hymns to Saint John sung at the patriarchal seminary in Lebanon.

MUSICAL ENCOURAGEMENT: Taneyev’s Cantata “John of Damascus”

 

 

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Date:
December 4, 2017
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St. Jude Catholic Church
2130 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-6609

St. Jude Catholic School
2110 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-4611

Parish Office Hours
8 am - 4 pm Mon-Fri

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(260) 484-6609