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Read about the life of our patron Saint: Saint George The Holy Triumphant and Great Martyr Hymn to St. George, Tone 4

As the liberator of prisoners,
and the protector of those in poverty, physician of the sick, and defender of ruling kings, O George Triumphant Great Martyr, intercede with Christ our God, that our souls may be saved.

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Winter Schedule - Starts September 13, 2015
Orthos 9:00am
Divine Liturgy 10:00am

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Monday - Friday from 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Summer Schedule - Starts June 19, 2016
Orthos 8:30am
Divine Liturgy 9:30am

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The Beheading of the St. John the Baptist is known as a dark event in Church History. Although it sounds grisly, Christians have set aside several days to Commemorate the findings of the head of this revered Saint. These dates on our Church calendar mark the discovery and rediscovery of the relic known as the "Kara" or head of the Forerunner. But as Christians, we must put out of our Minds the brutality of the severed head and instead look upon it as a symbol of Christian spirit.

The Gospels tell us that John was beheaded at the request of the wicked Herodias, wife of Herod. Fearing that he would somehow "rise from the dead" Herodias ordered that his head not be buried with his body. Her handmaiden Joanna was a God-fearing woman. Joanna could not bear the fact that the Head of spiritual giant had not been cared for correctly. She put the head in an earthenware vessel and buried it on the Mount of Olives. Meanwhile, hearing about Jesue and his great miracles, even Herod had doubts about Christ's true identity. He declared his fear saying "This is John, whom I beheaded: he has been raised from the dead!" (Mark 6:16)

Over the centuries, that wonder-working head went from person to person, disappearing into the darkness for a time and then being once more revealed. By God's providence, it was recovered once again by Uranius, Bishop of Emesa. This occurred around the year 430. He moved this Christian treasure to his church where it became a shrine for all to visit. It is interesting to note that while alive, John did not work a single miracle (John 10:41). But in death, his venerable relic was bestowed the power of performing miracles!

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