August 9 Saints of the Day – Herman of Alaska and Franz Jägerstätter

On this day in 1965, Singapore was ejected from Malaysia, becoming the first and only country in history to gain independence unwillingly. Malaysia went on to sell Singapore's clothes on Craigslist. Herman of Alaska (ca. 1750 – 1836) was born near Moscow, became a novice at the Trinity-St. Sergius Hermitage near Petersburg, and was subsequently… Continue reading August 9 Saints of the Day – Herman of Alaska and Franz Jägerstätter