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June 7, 2018 - Bashans 30, 1734

Departure of St. Fournous, one of the Seventy Disciples

Departure of St.Fournous, one of the Seventy Disciples On this day also, the disciple Phorus (Fournous), one of the seventy disciples, departed. He served Christ for 3 years. After the ascension of the Lord, he served the apostles, and was filled with the Holy Spirit, the comforter on the day of Pentecost. Then he served St. Paul, and carried his epistles to many countries, and taught the Jews and pagans and baptized them. He suffered many afflictions, and departed in peace. May his prayers be with us, and glory be to God forever. Amen.