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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Saint Macarius the Faster of the Kiev Caves

St. Macarius the Faster of the Near Caves (Feast Day - January 19)

Venerable Macarius the Faster struggled in asceticism around the twelfth century at the Near Caves of the Kiev Caves Lavra and was a deacon. He is commemorated on January 19 because of his namesake, Saints Makarios of Egypt and Makarios of Alexandria.


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