Barsoumo- The Head of Mourners, lived in 5th century. Barsoumo was born at the
After the death of his teacher, Barsoumo left the monastery and visited the
In AD 449, Barsoumo attended the second Synod of Ephesus as the representative of all monastries of the East. Barsoumo was sad about the decision of Chalcedon Synod. The Chalcedonians read an order of excommunication of Barsoumo in a church. Then a prominent person testified that his son was seriously ill and Barsoumo’s prayer healed him. The faithful was unanimous in their conviction of the saintly life of Barsoumo.
Mor Barsoumo entered his heavenly abode on February 3rd AD 457/58.
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Martyrs, Saints & Prelates of The
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