June 9 – David Gareji; Anna Maria Taigi

David Gareji (VI cent.) (დავით გარეჯი) was one of the Thirteen Assyrian Fathers who moved to Georgia from Mesopotamia, founding monasteries like there was no yesterday. When David and his companions got to Kartli, the place was partly under the control of Persian fire-worshippers, which wasn’t as hot as it sounds. David spent his days… Continue reading June 9 – David Gareji; Anna Maria Taigi