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Uncovering of the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov

August 1 2007

At the beginning of last century, the Russian Orthodox Church sveschnitse kindled new bright candle. The Lord's good pleasure to send our land a great man of prayer, ascetic and miracle worker.

In 1903 he took the glorification of St. Seraphim of Sarov, 70 years after his death. (Life of Saint posted January 2, the day of his repose). July 19, the birthday of the saint, the great triumph of his relics were discovered and placed into the prepared cancer. The long-awaited event was accompanied by many miraculous healings of the sick in large numbers arrived in Sarov. Very widely revered during his lifetime, St. Seraphim of becoming one of the most beloved saints of the Orthodox Russian people, as well as St. Sergius of Radonezh.

The spiritual path of St. Seraphim of recorded strong modesty inherent in Russian saints. Since childhood, chosen by God, Sarov ascetic without hesitation and doubt goes from strength to strength in its quest for spiritual perfection. Eight years poslushnicheskih papers and eight years of church service in the rank of deacon and priest-monk, and pustynnozhitelstvo stolpnichestvo stopper and stillness alternate with each other and get married elders. Feats far beyond the natural human capabilities (eg, prayer in stone for a thousand days and nights), harmony, and just enter the life of the saint. Reports

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