Saints of the Week

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Saint John of Damascus

The whole earth is a living icon of the face of God.

    Facts about St. John of Damascus

  • John of Damascus was an 8th century Syrian monk and priest.
  • He made many contributions to the fields of law, philosophy, theology, and music.
  • He is venerated as a Doctor of the Church and the patron saint of theology students and icon painters.