St. Theophilus the Myrrh-gusher of Pantocrator Monastery, Mt. Athos (1548)

Commemorated on July 8

A Slav from Macedonia, he was a presbyter, distinguished by piety and who fervently cared for his congregation. Having left for Athos, he served the Lord as a monk up to his death in 1548. The body of this passionless, silent, and continually praying person was thrown in the forest without burial according to his humble will, and was found incorruptible and myrrh flowing from it and it was placed in the Pantocrator monastery.

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