July 20 Saints of the Day – Maria Skobtsova and Elijah the Prophet

On this date in 1969, Apollo 11 successfully deposited the first humans on the Moon. Lunar officials protested the lack of proper visas, but since they were imaginary, they largely went unheeded. Maria Skobtsova (Мария Скобцова) (or Maria of Paris) (or Mother Maria) (1891 – 1945) was born in Riga (now in Latvia) but grew… Continue reading July 20 Saints of the Day – Maria Skobtsova and Elijah the Prophet