June 4, 2020 - Bashans 27, 1736

Departure of Lazarus the beloved of the Lord

On this day also, St. Lazarus, the brother of mary and Martha, and the beloved of the Lord, departed after he had become the bishop of Cyprus. After he had been raised from the dead by Our Lord, he followed the disciples. After the pentecost, they ordained him a bishop over Cyprus. He lived for forty years, and departed in peace. May his prayers be with us, and glory be to God forever. Amen.