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  John Maron
John Maron was the son of Agathon, the governor of Sarum[?] and Anohamia[?], grandson of prince Alidipas, and a member of the Frankish royal family which governed Antioch.
John received the approval of Pope Sergius I, and became the first Maronite Patriarch of the oldest see in Christianity.
The Byzantine emperor Justinian II feared the growing power of the Maradite army, and was angered that his approval had not been sought for the appointment of John as Patriarch.
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 Saint John Maron
Saint John Maron, monk of the Monastery of St. Maron and Bishop of Batroun and Mount Lebanon, was elected the first Patriarch of the Maronite Church during the second half of the seventh century AD (c 686 AD), when the See of Antioch lay vacant.
John Maron and his followers were forced to migrate to Lebanon following assault by imperatorial troops and persecution during the Muslim conquest.
John Maron was endowed with a militant apostolic zeal, and under his leadership, a decisive victory was won by the Maronites, which drew the population of Lebanon around the Patriarch.
www.ayletmarcharbel.org /StJohnMaronEng.htm   (270 words)

  
 Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn
The monks of St. Maron came from among the people of the region, and the Monastery was the place where the lay people received their religious instruction and were educated and trained in various skills.
John Maron died around 707 in the Monastery of St. Maron in Kfarhai.
Persecutions by heretics and the Arabs resulted in the destruction of the Monastery of St. Maron and the definitive establishment of the Patriarchate in Mount Lebanon.
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  John Maron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Maron was the son of Agathon, the governor of Sarum and Anohamia, grandson of prince Alidipas, and a member of the Frankish royal family which governed Antioch.
John received the approval of Pope Sergius I, and became the first Maronite Patriarch of the oldest see in Christianity.
The Byzantine emperor Justinian II feared the growing power of the Maradite army, and was angered that his approval had not been sought for the appointment of John as Patriarch.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Maron   (441 words)

  
 Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Maronite Rite was brought to the United States in the early 1900's with the immigration of many Maronites from Lebanon due to famine and persecution.
John Maron, the first Patriarch of the Maronite people, was a monk of the monastery of St. Maron, who was elected by the religious community to secure the Apostolic succession to the See of Antioch.
Accordingly, the Maronite Patriarchate was initiated by the election of John Maron in 686 A.D. and has continued, since his death in 707 A.D., to the present time.
www.usamaronite.org /heritage/ushistory.html   (251 words)

  
 Maronite - The Maronites and Lebanon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Maron left the city and made his abode on a mountain, intending thereby to leave behind the theological strife and to worship God in solitude.
But in his retreat, Maron found that his true vocation was to live with others, so he resumed his parish duties and set about teaching the true doctrine.
The Anaphora of St John- Maron, in daily use, is a brilliant testimony to the faith of the Maronites in the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
www.maronite.org /showpages.asp?pid=1009   (436 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Maronite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
John Maron, was appointed in the late 7th century.
Saint Maron (also Maro and modern Maroun) was a Byzantine hermit who lived near the Orontes River at Cyrrhus in modern-day Syria, generally in the open with no shelter.
John Maron, who had been a bishop of Batroun, Mount Lebanon.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Maronite   (4131 words)

  
 Welcome to St John Maron, Brooklyn NY
Welcome to St John Maron, Brooklyn NY At the turn of the century (1903), an Antonine priest arrived from Lebanon and organized a parish in Buffalo with approximately 400 Lebanese settlers.
The name "St. John Maron" was officially given to the Church in 1904.
John Maron became the fourth Maronite parish to be established in the United States.
www.stjohnmaron.org /history.html   (316 words)

  
 Historia
It was during this time that John Maron, Maronite Bishop of Batroun became Patriarch of Antioch and established himself in Kfarhay, Lebanon.
John Maron died around 707 in the Monastery of St. Maron in Kfarhay.
John Maron was our spiritual leader and patriot who defended his people and accompanied them to Lebanon during their persecution.
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 Welcome to St John Maron, Brooklyn NY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
John Maron returned to Antioch with great fanfare, and with royal ceremony he was installed as the first Maronite Patriarch in the most ancient See of the Catholic Church.
Patriarch John Maron and the Maradites moved the Patriarchal See from Antioch to Mount Lebanon and established their religious, political and military identity as an autonomous church sealing off Lebanon as a strong fortress, a sovereign nation, and an independent homeland.
John Maron was both a civil and a religious leader.
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 John Maron   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
John Maron was the son of Agathon, the governor of Sarum and Anohamia, grandsonof prince Alidipas, and a member of the Frankish royal family which governed Antioch.
John received the approval of Pope Sergius I, and became the first Maronite Patriarch of the oldestsee in Christianity.
John, however, escaped to Lebanon.When Justinian's army followed, the Maradites, under the leadership of John's nephew Ibrahim, defeated them decisively, sendingthem home empty-handed.
www.therfcc.org /john-maron-241327.html   (418 words)

  
 The Maronites First Patriarch
He later went to Rome because of its importance politically at the heart of the Empire and because of the presence there of a large number of Christians.
Since in the second half of the Seventh Century the See of Antioch was vacant, the Maronites elected a Patriarch from the monastery of Saint Maron on the Oronte.
John Maron was our spiritual leader and patriot who defended his people and accompanied them to Lebanon during their persecution.
www.tanbourit.com /first_patriarch.htm   (469 words)

  
 John Maron -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Maronites made up the bulk of the Maradite army, the so-called "Brass Wall" that shielded Constantinople and the (A continuation of the Roman Empire in the Middle East after its division in 395) Byzantine Empire from Arab expansion.
John received the approval of (Click link for more info and facts about Pope Sergius I) Pope Sergius I, and became the first Maronite Patriarch of the oldest see in Christianity.
John, however, escaped to (An Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean) Lebanon.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/j/jo/john_maron.htm   (472 words)

  
 Reading= 2Tim 3
Theodoret never knew Maron personally, but only through the disciples of this holy man. He described Maron as "the one who has planted for God the garden which flourishes now in the region of Cyr." Little is known of the birth or youth of Maron because Theodoret was unconcerned about that aspect of his life.
According to history, Maron was never satisfied with the ordinary practices of asceticism, but was "always seeking for new ways to accumulate all the treasures of wisdom." Maron was the spiritual leader not only of the hermits who lived near him, but of all the Christian faithful in the area.
Some hold the opinion that Maron and John Chrysostom studied together at Antioch before 398 and that the famous letter sent by John Chrysostom was indeed sent to this hermit Maron and not to some other anchorite with the same name.
www.stgeorgesa.org /Maron.htm   (529 words)

  
 Saint Maron's Relic
One of the adjacent villages that was well-populated came out in mass, drove off the others and seized this thrice desired treasure ['Saint Maron wished to be buried with the hermit Zebinas'] (5) building a great shrine, they reap benefit therefrom even to this day, honoring this victor with a public festival.
The other major source of information about Saint Maron comes from Saint John Chrysostom that is "John the Golden Mouth." He became Patriarch of Constantinople in 397.
It is believed that later the Saint's skull was transported by the Saint's disciples to Apamea (11) in Syria where they built the famous Saint Maron Monastery or "Beit Maron" around the year 452 (12).
www.mari.org /JMS/january97/Saint_Marons_Relic.htm   (1480 words)

  
 St. Maron's: Maronite History
Maron’s life was one of piety and dedication to the simple life of prayer and meditation; his holiness attracted many persons to join him and to convert others to Christianity through the spreading of the Gospel.
Much of the details of the life of St. Maron have been lost, but it is known that he performed many miracles of healing, as attested by his historian, Theodoret, the Bishop of Cyr.
Accordingly, the Maronite Patriarchate was initiated by the election of John Maron in 686 A.D. and has continued, since his death in 707 A.D., to the present time.
www.saintmaron-clev.org /en/history/maronite.html   (440 words)

  
 Maronite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
They trace their founding to St. John Maron and to St. Maron, while they also claim full apostolic succession through the See of Antioch.
They gained some military help from the Constantine IV and harassed the forces of Umayyad Dynasty so that in 677 the caliph decided to pay tribute to them in return for peace.
In 678 Maronites found themselves isolated from the Byzantium and decided to appoint their own patriarch, John Maron, who had been a bishop of Batroun.
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 Maronite in Lebanon
Saint John Maron was the founder of the Maronite Church and the Maronite nation (al tho'I'fa).
A decisive battle took place at Smar Jbeil, near Batroun, when the Maronites under the leadership of Emir Abraham, a nephew of Saint John Maron, defeated and destroyed the Byzantine army under the leadership of generals Maurice and Mauriciano, who were killed in battle.
Saint Maron's Parish in Youngstown, Ohio and Newcastle Pennsylvania seek and receive approval by Pope John XXIII and Bishop Emmut M. Walsh, Bishop of Youngstown, Ohio to proceed.
www.saintsharbelnj.us /maroniteinlebanon.htm   (2113 words)

  
 Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church Lewisville, Texas - Mission Statement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Maron was a holy man, living a life of prayer and penance.
In spite of many hardships and persecution by heretic monophysites, the Maronites have preserved and remained loyal to the Catholic faith, defending the Council of Chalcedon, which proclaimed that Christ was both divine and human and that the Virgin Mary was the Mother of God.
The Maronites elected John Maron as their first Patriarch in the year 687 and the patriarchate was officially moved from Antioch to Lebanon in 938.
www.ourladylebanon.com /Mission.htm   (699 words)

  
 Phoenicia: The Maronites and Lebanon, A Brief History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The earliest known source of 'Maron the monk' who 'planted the garden of ascetic life' in the region was by the powerful patriarch of Constantinople, John Chrysostom who solicited St. Maroun's prayer and news was in an epistle in the year 404.
Theodoret tells us that the mountain Maron chose for his retreat had been sacred to pagans and that he converted a pagan temple that he found there into a church which he dedicated to 'the true God'.
Maron is said to have died in the year 410 but some date his death later, in 423.
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 Maronite Church
This "Monastery of St. Maron" grew large and influential, and branched out.
This group of monasteries stood as staunch defenders of the Council of Chalcedon.
A Maronite bishop, St. John Maron, was elected as Patriarch by bishops affiliated with the monastery of St. Maron.
www.faswebdesign.com /ECPA/Syria/Maronite.html   (242 words)

  
 The Maronites and Their Saints   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Maron (Mar Maroun), from whom the rite derives its name, appears on the scene in the middle of the fourth century amidst a milieu of hermits and ascetics who were the precursors of later monastic communities.
John is writing from his exile in Armenia to "Maron, priest and solitary, [being] joined to [him] in the bonds of charity and affection," asking for his prayers, and being comforted by the news of his holy life.
Maron's holy remains built in his honor a church thought to have been in Syria, near Antioch, along the banks of the Orontes River.
www.catholicism.org /pages/Maronites.htm   (12079 words)

  
 Talk:Maronite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After this time, the Maronites constantly struggled to retain their independence from the Byzantine and the Muslim empires.
That will solve the problem, it seems to me. I will also make "John Maron" a link in the history section, and put the Mardaites in their proper place (it now seems clear, rereading Mardaites, that this was a group that abandoned Monothelitism when they joined the Maronites.)
He certainly can't be the 4th century founder of a group that was created by a 6th century heresy.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Incarnation
Moreover, the Father is never called "life eternal" by John; whereas the term is often given by him to the Son (John 11:25; 14:6: 1 John 1:2; 5:11-12).
It was, then, quite natural that John adopted some of the phraseology of his enemies, and by the expression ho logos en pros ton theon gave forth the mystery of the relation of Father with Son: "the Word stood in relation to the Father", i.
The Maronites, about the monastery of John Maron, were converted from Monothelism in the time of the Crusades and have been true to the faith ever since.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07706b.htm   (11981 words)

  
 Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon
The first Maronites were direct descendants of the people who had received the Faith from the Apostle Peter.
They originated as an ecclesiastical grouping of Christians who assembled around the hermit monk Maron about the year 400 A.D. on the mountain slopes of Cyr, near Antioch, Syria.
After Maron's death in the year 410 A.D., his disciples saved his remains and in spite of strong persecution, his tomb became a place of religious pilgrimage.
www.usamaronite.org /heritage/maronHistory.html   (171 words)

  
 February 9 - Feast of St. Maron - Father of the Maronite Church
Maron's life was one of piety and dedication to the simple life of prayer and meditation; his holiness attracted many to join him and to convert others to Christianity through the spreading of the Gospel.
The Maronite Patriarchate was initiated by the election of John Maron in 686 AD and has continued, to the present.
A hierarchy was established for the Maronites of the USA in 1965, and in 1972 the Diocese of St. Maron was established with the See in Detroit, Michigan.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-religion/1339363/posts   (1262 words)

  
 Psych Central - Ecological success?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Native to Europe, Asia, and North Africa, St. John's wort was first introduced to the United States in 1793 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, spreading to the West Coast by the early 1900's.
By 1945, St. John's Wort became so abundant in the western US it became the first plant in which biocontrol was attempted, through the introduction of a beetle.
By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
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 Lebanon: Search results for john - Page 1
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