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The Life of Saint John the Almsgiver,Patriarch of Alexandria

On NOVEMBER 12th, the Orthodox Church commemorates one of her most charming saints, JOHN the ALMSGIVER, Patriarch of Alexandria (d. 619 AD). Here is an English translation (by Elizabeth Dawes) of the Greek “Life of St John the Merciful, Patriarch of Alexandria”:   THE LIFE OF OUR HOLY FATHER,  JOHN THE ALMSGIVER [* indicates a […]