Our Holy Father Mares
(January 25)



He was distinguished by external beauty and a sweet singing voice. He retired from the world and lived in a but for thirty-seven years in fasting and prayer and in cleansing his heart from thoughts. He entered into rest in the Lord as an old man of ninety in the year 430.



* From "The Prologue from Ochrid", by Bishop Nikolai Velimirovic - Lazarica Press - Birmingham 1985
Four Book Edition - Translated by Mother Maria - Dates based on old church calendar.
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