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Abraham of Rostov

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Venerated in  Eastern Orthodoxy
Died  1073, Rostov, Russia
Name  Abraham Rostov
Feast  October 29
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Abraham of Rostov

Saint Abraham of Rostov was born in the tenth century, to a non-Christian family in Galich, Russia. After a near-death experience and healing, Abraham converted to Christianity and became a monk.

He preached the Gospel in his area, during which time he also destroyed an idol of Veles. Abraham founded the monastery of the Theophany in Rostov, as well two parish churches.

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Abraham of Rostov Wikipedia


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