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« Thursday June 18, 2020 »
Start: Jun 18 2020 7:00 am

Commemoration of Ss. Mark & Marcellianus, Martyrs.
Proper on pages 1308, 1032, 1009, 730.  Common Preface on page 886.

St. Ephrem of Nisibis in Mesopotamia was cast forth from his home by his father, a pagan priest.  At first he lived as a hermit; he was later ordained a Deacon of Edessa and became renowned as a poet, an orator, and a holy monk.  He died A.D. 379.

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