St. Joachim, abbot of Opochka Monastery (Pskov) (1550)

Commemorated on September 9

The Venerable Joachim, founder and abbot of the now abolished Opochka St. Elias Monastery 20 versts (about 13 miles) from the city of Porkhov (Pskov Government). He was tonsured at the end of the 16th and the beginning of the 17th century. His relics repose under the porch of the church of his abolished monastery.

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