"The words of Christ, since they are divine, are efficacious,
produce nothing other than what they command. For they are eternal.
Heaven and earth shall pass, but my words shall not pass." - St Paschasius
Leonardo DaVinci - The Annunciation
St John Damascene
aka St John of Damascus
Syria ~ 676 - 749 DOCTOR of the CHURCH
Syria ~ 676 - 749
DOCTOR of the CHURCH
Monk, prolific writer, poet
Defender of icons/images
Feast Day - December 4
Show me the icons that you venerate,
that I may be able
to understand your faith.
- St John of Damascus
St John Damascene, pray for us!