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St. Elisha Prophet

June 14

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St. Elisha, Prophet, was of the Tribe of Rubin and son of Saphath B.C. 816.  On him fell the mantle of Elijah, and he continued the work of that great Prophet.  In the age of St. Jerome his grave in Samaria was shown as containing also the body of St. Abdias, the Prophet.  He died in the 8th century B.C.

Our holy father, Methodius, Patriarch of Constantinople, native of Sicily, was induced by the Empress Theodora to accept the See of Constantinople as successor to the Patriarch Nicephorus.  He was celebrated for his sanctity in the Episcopate of his successor St. Ignatius.  He died A.D. 846.

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