Blessed Martin of Turov
Commemorated on June 27
Blessed Martin of
Turov served as a cook under the Turov bishops Simeon, Ignatii, Joakim
(1144-1146) and George. This last hierarch retired Saint Martin because of his
age. But the old man did not want to part from the monastery (the bishops made
residence at the monastery of Saints Boris and Gleb), and so he accepted
© 1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.