St. Polycarp, archimandrite of the Kiev Caves (1182)

Commemorated on July 24

At first a monk of the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, he was elected Hegumen of the Monastery of the Caves for his spiritual correct judgment and exemplary life in 1164, which he directed until his most blessed death (1182). His relics repose in the St. Anthony's cave. He is known as the writer of the Lives of the Saints Pleasing to God of the Caves.

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