Sergius of Radonezh

Sergius of Radonezh (Russian: Се́ргий Ра́донежский, Sergii Radonezhsky; 14 May 1314 – 25 September 1392), also known as Sergiy Radonezhsky, Serge of Radonezh and Sergius of Moscow, was a spiritual leader and monastic reformer of medieval Russia. Together with Seraphim of Sarov, he is one of the Russian Orthodox Church's most highly venerated saints.


Sergius of Radonezh
Icon of Sergius of Radonezh, 17th century
Abbot of Radonezh, Miracle Worker of all Russia
Russian Monastic Reformer, Teacher of the Faith
Born14 May 1314
Varnitsa, Rostov Velikiy
Died25 September 1392 (1392-09-26) (aged 78)
Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius
Venerated inEastern Orthodox Church
Catholic Church
Anglican Communion[1]
Lutheranism[2]
Canonized1452 or 1448
Major shrineTrinity Lavra of St. Sergius
FeastRepose: 25 September / 8 October
Uncovering of Relics: 5 July / 18 July
AttributesDressed as a monk, sometimes with paterissa (abbot's staff)
PatronageRussia

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