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September 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Holy Prophet Zachariah and the Righteous Elizabeth were the parents of the holy Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist of the Lord, John.
They were descended from the lineage of Aaron: Saint Zachariah, son of Barach, was a priest in the Jerusalem Temple, and Saint Elizabeth was the sister of Saint Anna, the mother of the Most Holy Theotokos. The righteous spouses, “walking in all the commandments of the Lord” (Luke 1:6), suffered barrenness, which in those times was considered a punishment from God…the rest of the article is at: https://www.oca.org/saints/lives/2021/09/05/102502-holy-prophet-zachariah-and-righteous-elizabeth-parents-of-saint