Featured Saint 29/06/22

Saint Seraphim of Sarov

Claim to fame: Seraphim of Sarov was a Russian ascetic who lived at the Sarov Monastery in the 18th century, and is considered a wonder-worker.

Quote: ‘Acquire a peaceful spirit, and thousands around you will be saved.’ – Seraphim of Sarov

Fun fact: Saint Seraphim of Sarov created a short prayer rule for those who are busy and don’t have enough time to pray using the full morning or evening prayer rule. He proposed, that during the day any Christian can repeat the short Jesus prayer: “Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner.