The Monk Maros the Singer

Commemorated on January 25

      The Monk Maros the Singer asceticised for 37 years in the village of Omir, not far from the city Kyr' in Syria, dwelling in a crude hut. He ate rough food, and wore clothes from the hide of wild goats. For his handsome face, his delicate and pleasing voice, he was called a singer. The monk died peacefully at age 60, in about the year 430.

1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.

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