The Monk Ignatii, Archimandrite of Kievo-Pechersk

Commemorated on December 20, August 28 and on the 2nd Sunday of the Great Lent

      The Monk Ignatii, Archimandrite of Kievo-Pechersk: In the general service to the Kievo-Pechersk saints, it says of him: "Ignatii, monastic pastor and healer of the sick, in our infirmities thou dost aid us by thine reverence, wherefore let us offer song of praise unto thine memory" (Song 1 of the Canon). He was buried in the Farther (Theodosiev) Caves, and his memory is celebrated together with the Monks of these Farther Caves, on 28 August. The commemoration of the Monk Ignatii was placed under 20 December on the basis of his name-in-common with the PriestMartyr Ignatios the God-Bearer. There is also another commemoration in common with the Sobor (Assemblage) of all the Fathers of the Kievo-Pechersk monastery on the 2nd Sunday of Great Lent.

1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.

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The Monk Ignatii,
Archimandrite of Kievo-Pechersk

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