March 2 — Arsenius of Tver; Chad

Arsenius of Tver (d. 1409) was tonsured in the Kievan Caves Lavra*, and served in Kiev as archdeacon. In 1390 he got dragged by Metropolitan Cyprian to the trial of the bishop of Tver, who had run afoul of the local politicos and ended up getting deposed to a monastery. The newly-vacated cathedra was offered… Continue reading March 2 — Arsenius of Tver; Chad