Sunday, February 20, 2011

Venerable Agathon the Wonderworker of the Kiev Caves

Commemorated on February 20

Saint Agathon of the Kiev Caves was a great ascetic, and he healed the sick by a laying his hands upon them. He also possessed the gift of prophecy and foretold the time of his own death. His memory is celebrated also at the Synaxis of the Monks of the Far Caves on August 28.

SAINT OR FEAST POSTED THIS DATE 2010(with 2009's link here also and further, 2008's):

1 comment:

George Patsourakos said...

Saint Agathon of the Kiev Caves devoted his life to Christ as an ascetic. The fact that he could predict future events -- including when he would die -- illustrates the exceptional power that Christ gave him.