25 Mar

Saturday March 24.- Venerable Sophronius, recluse of the Kiev Caves (13th c.).

The Monk Sophronii the Hermit, of Pechersk, asceticised in the Farther Caves (the Theodosiev Caves), during the XIII Century. The holy ascetic wore an hairshirt and an heavy iron belt. The monk daily read through the whole Psalter. (via Josep Ic Xc)

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