November 15 – Paisius Velichkovsky; Albert the Great

Paisius Velichkovsky (1722–1794) Ukrainian by birth, studied at the Moghila Academy for four years, then took the rason (a garment that rasophore (“authorized to wear the rason”) monks wear[1]) and the name Platon. Under various elders at various monasteries he learned the Prayer of the Heart*. Later he moved to Athos, where he was made… Continue reading November 15 – Paisius Velichkovsky; Albert the Great