Holy Prophet Haggai

December 16, 2022 0 Comments

The Holy Prophet Haggai. whose Feast is today, December 16th, was the tenth of the Twelve Minor Prophets. Little of his personal history is known to us. What we do know is that Haggai was of the Tribe of Levi and he prophesied during the times of the Persian emperor Darius Hystaspis (prior to 500 …

Prophet Haggai

December 16, 2020 0 Comments

The Church honors liturgically today the holy prophet, Haggai. When Darius issued a royal edict allowing exiles to return to their homeland, Haggai was most likely among the Jews who returned to Jerusalem. Work had begun on the reconstruction of the Temple, but soon came to a discouraged halt. Building was resumed only after the …