April 20 – Alexander of Oshevensk; Agnes of Montepulciano

Alexander of Oshevensk (d. 1479) was the founder of the Oshevensk Dormition Monastery, and the enlightener of Kargopol (“Cargo pool”). Our story starts some 200 years after he died, that is, sometime in the XVII century. (St.) Diodorus (no, not “having two odors”) was abbot of Holy Trinity Monastery when it ran out of food.… Continue reading April 20 – Alexander of Oshevensk; Agnes of Montepulciano