February 9, 2021

Holy Hieromonk Pankraty the Recluse and Wonderworker of the Kiev Caves

Our Venerable Father Pankraty was a hieromonk of the Kiev Caves Lavra in the 13th century. There he lived as a recluse of the Far Caves. According to the chronicles, he was endowed with the gift of healing the sick by prayer, fasting and anointing with oil. His sacred relic rests in the Far Caves.