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September 18 Saints of the Day – Hilarion of Optina and John Macias

On this day in 1928, Juan de la Cierva made the first crossing of the English Channel by autogyro (which he invented). He made the return trip after he knew his mother-in-law had gone home. Hilarion of Optina (1805 – 1873) was born on Pascha night, as was our salvation. He was apparently mocked for […]