"The words of Christ, since they are divine, are efficacious,
nothing other than what they command. For they are eternal.
Heaven and earth shall pass, but My words shall not pass." - St Paschasius
aka St John of Damascus
Syria ~ 676 - 749
DOCTOR of the CHURCH
Monk, prolific writer, poet
Defender of icons/images
Feast Day - Dec 4
Image title: The Presence of Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist
is like a consuming fire, 2003 - Artist: Elizabeth Wang
"Show me the icons that you venerate, that I may
be able to understand your faith." - St John of Damascus
Click here: St. John of Damascus (Holy Repentance) - YouTube (4 mins)
St John Damascene, pray for us!