Saint John Damascene or Saint John of Damascus
Doctor of the Church
Feast Day: December 4 (New), March 27 (Trad)
Patronage: Pharmacists, icon painters, theology students
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Saint John of Damascus or Saint John Damascene, a Syrian monk and priest, was the last of the Greek Fathers. He became a trusted magistrate under Arab rule and a monk at Mar Saba monastery near Jerusalem where he died. His defense of the veneration of icons procured him the title of “The Doctor of Christian Art.” He is known for his poems, hymns or “canons,” and his treatise “Exposition of the Orthodox Faith.” He was declared a Doctor of the Church in 1890.