The Monk Ruphii, Hermit of Pechersk

Commemorated on April 8, August 28

      The Monk Ruphii, Hermit of Pechersk, asceticised at the Kievo-Pechersk monastery during the XIV Century. He was distinguished for his obedience and glorified as a lover of toil and fasting. He was buried in the Farther Caves. He is celebrated a second time on 28 August, together amidst the Sobor-Assemblage of the Monks of the Farther Caves.

1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.

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