Monday, May 14, 2012

First opening of the relics of St Tikhon of Zadonsk

Commemorated on May 14

The incorrupt relics of St Tikhon of Zadonsk were first uncovered in May 1846, during the construction of the new cathedral at Zadonsk. They were found beneath the altar of the old church.

St Tikhon is also commemorated on August 13.


SAINT OR FEAST POSTED THIS DATE 2010(with 2009's link here also and further, 2008's, even 2007!

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