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Saint Mary of Bethany
Johannes (Jan) Vermeer - Christ in the House of Martha and Mary - Google Art Project.jpg
Christ in the House of Martha and Mary, Johannes Vermeer, before 1654–1655, oil on canvas (National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh) – Mary is seated at the feet of Jesus
Righteous Mary the sister of Lazarus; Myrrhbearer
Venerated in Orthodox Church, Catholic Church, Anglican Communion, Lutheranism
Feast June 4 (Orthodox), July 29 (Catholic/Lutheran/Anglican)
Attributes woman holding a myrrh jar and a handkerchief

Mary of Bethany is a person described in the Bible. She is the sister of Martha and Lazarus in the Gospels of the New Testament. She lived in the village of Bethany.

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