"Three Saints" the Assemblage (Sobor, Synaxis) of the Holy OEcumenical Teachers of the Church and Sainted-Hierarchs: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostomos

Commemorated on January 30

      "Three Saints" the Assemblage (Sobor, Synaxis) of the Holy OEcumenical Teachers of the Church and Sainted-Hierarchs: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostomos: At Constantinople for a long time there raged disputes about which one of the three sainted-hierarchs should be accorded the primacy of honour. One faction of the people preferred Saint Basil (Comm. 1 January), others stood forth for Saint Gregory the Theologian (Comm. 25 January), while a third reverenced Saint John Chrysostomos (Comm. 13 November).
      From this arose among church factions amongst Christians: some called themselves Basilians, others Gregorians, and the third Johannites.
      In accord with the will of God, in the year 1084 the three sainted-hierarchs appeared to the Euchantine metropolitan John, and in declaring that they were equal before God, they gave orders that the disputes should stop and that a day in common celebration of their memory should be established.

1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.

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"Three
Saints"  the Assemblage (Sobor, Synaxis) of the Holy OEcumenical
Teachers of the Church and Sainted-Hierarchs: Basil the Great, Gregory the
Theologian and John Chrysostomos:

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