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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Abraham of Smolensk

Abraham of Smolensk (1150 or 1172 – approx. 1222) was a Russian monk, a priest & a miracle worker. He founded the Bogor’otskaja convent. His spiritual way is similar to other monks: when his parents died he became a monk … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Ivan Vyshenskyi

Ivan Vyshenskyi ( approx.1545-about 1630) was another Russian monk who managed to join fraternity of the Mount Athos. He was born in the Southern part of Russia, (the Ukraine nowadays), belonged to the Commonwealth of Poland that epoch. He was … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Silouan the Athonite

Silouan the Athonite or Staretz Siluoan (1866-1938) is a Russian monk, the Saint who spent his life on the Mount Athos. He is highly venerated in the Russian Orthodox Church due his ascetic way of life & precious spiritual writings. … Continue reading

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