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അനുദിന വിശുദ്ധർ (Saint of the Day) May 13th – St. John the Silent

അനുദിന വിശുദ്ധർ (Saint of the Day) May 13th – St. John the Silent

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അനുദിന വിശുദ്ധർ (Saint of the Day) May 13th – St. John the Silent Bishop of Colonia in Palestine and a hermit. Born in Nicopolis, Armenia, he established a monastery at the age of eighteen. Appointed a bishop at the age of twenty-eight, he spent nine years in his office before retiring to Jerusalem to embrace the eremitical life. Through a vision, he found his way to the monastery, or laura, of St. Sabas, asking to be walled up and living for seventy-five years as a silent recluse.

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