The Monk Joseph the Analytic of Raipha

Commemorated on January 14

      The Monk Joseph the Analytic of Raipha, a strict ascetic, attained to an high degree of perfection in the spiritual life, such that during the time of prayer a flame shone upon him. He foretold the time of his death to his disciple Gelasios, and he died peacefully, before the slaughter of the Sinai fathers.

1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.

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