Mystagogy: Saint Mark the Deaf, Patron Saint of the Deaf

In an Orthodox parish serving the Deaf in Moscow, a priest signs one of the readings in Russian Sign Language

St. Mark the Deaf is the patron of the deaf, according to the weblog of John Sandipoulos:

Mystagogy: Saint Mark the Deaf

His feast day is January 2.

There is chapel dedicated to him in the Arkadi Monastery 23 miles southeast of Rethymnon on the island of Crete (Greece).

  Pictures from Orthocath & Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia & The Soul and Eye
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Arkadi Monastery Roses 

Arkadi Monastery

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