Monday, August 29, 2011

The Beheading of St John the Baptist

The glorious beheading of the Forerunner became part of God's saving plan, that the Coming of the Savior might be announced even to those in the Abyss. Weep then, Herodias, that you asked for a wicked murder, because you loved neither God's law nor eternal life, but only the passing pleasure of life.

Kontakion for August 29th

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