Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Venerable Sisoes the Schemamonk of the Kiev Far Caves

Commemorated on July 6

Saint Sisoes, Schemamonk of the Kiev Caves (XIII), is commemorated in the general service of the Monastic Fathers of Kiev Caves whose relics rest in the Far Caves. He is mentioned together with St Gregory the Faster: "Sisoes the wondrous and Gregory, a name courageous, having by fasting both restrained their passions, humble the fierce lust of our flesh: for unto you is given the grace to help us in our passions" (5th Ode of the Canon).

SAINT OR FEAST POSTED THIS DATE 2009(with 2008's link posted here also):

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