April 27 – Stephen of the Kievan Caves; Osanna of Catarro

Stephen of the Kievan Caves, Bishop of Vladimir (d. 1094) was a monk in the Kievan Caves Lavra under St. Theodosius of the Caves (May 3) whose chief responsibility was arranging music for the choir, a dangerous duty which can drive men dotty. As Theodosius lay dying, he took a poll of the monks as… Continue reading April 27 – Stephen of the Kievan Caves; Osanna of Catarro