January 2 – Seraphim of Sarov; Gaspar del Bufalo

Seraphim of Sarov (1754–1833) started life as Prochor Moshnin of Kursk. His mother took over the family construction biz after her husband died, and was horrified one day to see little Prochor falling from the scaffolding around the seven-story belltower of the cathedral they were building. The boy miraculously survived the fall without a scratch.… Continue reading January 2 – Seraphim of Sarov; Gaspar del Bufalo