November 6 – Herman of Kazan; Illtud

Archbishop Herman of Kazan (d. 1567) (aka Gherman, German, etc.) was tonsured at the Volokolamsk monastery, where Maximus the Greek was in exile for refusing to translate the Church History of Theodoritis of Cyrrhus into Slavonic. Herman became archimandrite at the Starista Dormition monastery, and contrary to the famous proverb “Don’t bring your typikon to… Continue reading November 6 – Herman of Kazan; Illtud