October 28 – Job of Pochayiv; Jude Thaddeus

Job of Pochayiv (ca. 1551–1651) was born Ivan in Kolumja in Polish Ukraine (or Ukrainian Poland) (or both). He teethed on the lives of St. Sava (Jan 12) and John of Damascus and on the Divine Ladder (see Mar 30), and entered the monastic life as a serving boy at a young age. At twelve… Continue reading October 28 – Job of Pochayiv; Jude Thaddeus