Monday, August 08, 2011

Translation of the relics of the Venerable Zosimas and Sabbatius of Solovki

Commemorated on August 8                                                 St Sabbatius                       

The Transfer of the Relics of Sts Zosimas and Sabbatius of Solovki took place on August 8, 1566, on the third day of the altar-feast of the Solovki monastery of the Transfiguration of the Lord. The relics of the saints were transferred into a chapel of the Transfiguration cathedral, built in their honor.

Beekeepers pray to these saints for an increase of bees.

The Life of St Zosimas is found under April 17; the Life of St Sabbatius on September 27.


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

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