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A practical question about relating to saints
« on: September 03, 2014, 02:11:15 AM »
What are some special ways the Orthodox can show reverence and love for a Saint? With the Falling Asleep of St. John the Evangelist and Theologian coming up, I'm reminded how much he's meant to me. What all might be appropriate?
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Re: A practical question about relating to saints
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2014, 06:16:53 AM »
What are some special ways the Orthodox can show reverence and love for a Saint? With the Falling Asleep of St. John the Evangelist and Theologian coming up, I'm reminded how much he's meant to me. What all might be appropriate?

If your local Orthodox church has an eve or feastday service in his honor, attend it.
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