May 23 – Michael the Black-Robed; Desiderius of Vienne

Michael “the Black-Robed” of St Sava Monastery (IX cent.) was born in Edessa, distributed his worldly goods to the poor, and wandered off to Jerusalem, then under “Mohammedan” (how often do they update these websites?) control. He settled into St. Sava’s Monastery, living a life so quiet that the hagiographers have nothing to say about… Continue reading May 23 – Michael the Black-Robed; Desiderius of Vienne