Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Mother Maria Skobtsova

This quick post is primarily for the Catholics reading here who do not know this Russian saint, but really ought to get to know her:



On January 18, 2004, the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul recognized Mother Maria Skobtsova as a saint along with her son Yuri, the priest who worked closely with her, Fr. Dimitri Kl├ępinin, and her close friend and collaborator Ilya Fondaminsky. All four died in German concentration camps.

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