The Monk Athanasii (Afanasii) of Svirsk
Commemorated on May 2
The Monk Athanasii (Afanasii) of Svirsk pursued asceticism during the XVI Century and was one of the disciples of the Monk Alexander of Svirk (Comm. 17 April and 30 August). The holy ascetic was buried at the Ostrovsk monastery in honour of the Entrance of the Most Holy Mother of God.
© 1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.