The Monk Simon the Myrh-bearing
Commemorated on December 28
The Monk Simon the Myrh-bearing pursued asceticism on Athos in exploits of ascetic life, and was glorified by many miracles. He was the founder of the New-Bethlehem monastery, now called the Simon-Peter. Having reached old age, he reposed in the year 1287. The holy relics of the monk exude myrh.
© 1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.