Power Svyatogorsk ascetics, famous in 2008
12 July 2008 was glorified 16 Svyatogorsk ascetics.
The glorified fathers of the monastery Svyatogorsk lived in Holy Mountains, XVII, XVIII, XIX and XX centuries, reports the website of the monastery.
“The divine Liturgy, headed by Metropolitan of Kiev and all Ukraine Vladimir (Sabodan), was attended by 18 bishops, according to the website of Svyatogorsk Lavra on the day of worship 10 years ago. – The small entrance during the divine Liturgy the latest lithium funeral for the deceased devotees, after which the Bishop of Krivoy Rog and Nikopol Ephraim read the extract from the journal of the meeting of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, which adopted the decision on the canonization of the Cathedral of ascetics, who in the Holy Mountains at Donets saints. Then the Bishop of Horlivka and Slavic Mitrofan read the lives of each of Svyatogorsk of devotees”.
In 2008, in honor of the momentous event came the three-volume Svyatogorsk Paterikon. In these three books contain biographies of Svyatogorsk of the ascetics of piety of the XVII–XX centuries. Some biographies were published earlier in the nineteenth century, some of the stuff released for the first time.