The Monk Stephen

Commemorated on February 27

      The Monk Stephen, formerly a courtier under the emperor Maurice (582-602), left his service, and founded an hospice for the elderly at Armatia (Constantinople), and devoted himself totally to the effort of taking in strangers. He died peacefully somewhat beyond age 61.

1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.

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