Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Venerable Moses, Ascetic of the Syrian Deserts

Commemorated on February 23

St Moses lived in Syria in the fifth century.Iimitating St John, he settled on a high mountain near the village of Rama. He was a disciple of St Polychronius, and lived with him. Emulating his Elder in everything, St Moses was the very model of an austere ascetical life.

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

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