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Chrysostom, St John

Line breaks: St John Chrys|os¦tom
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪsəstəm
 
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Definition of Chrysostom, St John in English:

( Circa 347–407), Doctor of the Church, bishop of Constantinople. He attempted to reform the corrupt state of the court, clergy, and people; this offended many, including the Empress Eudoxia, who banished him in 403. His name meansgolden-mouthed’ in Greek. Feast day, 27 January.

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