Venerable Daniel the Stylite of Constantinople – Orthodox Church in America 11-12-2017

Saint Daniel the Stylite

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Saint Daniel the Stylite was born in the village of Bethara, near the city of Samosata in Mesopotamia. His mother Martha was childless for a long while and in her prayers she vowed that if she had a child, she would dedicate him to the Lord. Her prayers were heard, and Martha soon gave birth to a son, who was without a name until he was five years of age.

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