August 13 Saints of the Day – Tikhon of Zadonsk and Radegund

On this day in 1918, Opha Mae Johnson enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Subsequent sexist advertising slogans notwithstanding, she was the first of a few good women. Tikhon of Zadonsk (1724 – 1783) (né Timothy) was the son of a reader (huzzah!) who died young (boo!), and he and his brothers were forced… Continue reading August 13 Saints of the Day – Tikhon of Zadonsk and Radegund