St. Sava the God-pleasing

Feastdays

APRIL 24
SEPTEMBER 28  (Synaxis of the Venerable Fathers of the Kiev Near Caves)
2nd SUNDAY OF GREAT LENT  (Synaxis of all the Monastic Fathers of the Kiev Caves)

Saint Sava of the Caves lived in the Near Caves of the Kiev Caves monastery during the thirteenth century.┬á In the manuscripts, in the “Book of the Saints,” and in the Canon of the Services to the Fathers of the Kiev Caves, he is called a wonderworker.

His memory is celebrated on April 24 because of his namesake, the Holy Martyr Sava Stratelates.


The relic was given as a gift to the parish by His Grace, Bishop Irineu on Sunday, January 15, 2006.

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