Saturday, May 2, 2009

Saint Matrona the Blind of Moscow

St. Matrona of Moscow (Feast Day - May 2)

Called "the eighth pillar of Russia" by St. John of Kronstadt, St. Matrona of Moscow (1885-1952), whose feast is celebrated today (New Calendar), is an extraordinary Saint of our times whose life should be known by all Orthodox as she is known throughout all of Russia.

Her life can be read here and here.

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