St. Joseph the Hymnographer   1 comment

Above:  Icon of St. Joseph the Hymnographer

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St. Joseph the Hymnographer (d. 886), the “Sweet-Voiced Nightingale of the Church,” was an Orthodox defender of icons during the Iconoclastic Controversy and the author of about 1000 hymns and liturgical poems.


Stars of the Morning, So Gloriously Bright:

And Wilt Thou Pardon, Lord:

The Things of Earth in the Earth Let us Lay:


Posted January 22, 2018 by neatnik2009 in Sources JK

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