The Monk Arsenii of Novgorod, Fool-for-Christ
Commemorated on May 8
The Monk Arsenii of Novgorod, Fool-for-Christ, reposed in the year 1570, (the account about him is located under 12 July, – the day of his repose). The celebration was established on 8 May in connection with the transfer of his relics in 1785, and with the "Saints-name-in-common" ("tezoimenitstvo") of this day.
© 1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.