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Saint of the Day: St. Savvas, Prince of Serbia

Although the king’s emissaries advised Savvas that his only course of action was to return to his rightful place at the side of his father, Savvas sent the emissaries back with a letter for his parents. In his letter, which was reputed to have been four hundred pages long, Savvas not only extolled the virtues and importance of monasticism, but  revealed to them the true meaning of Christian love and the depth of his devotion to Jesus Christ.
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Saint of the Day: St. Savvas

A certain way to avoid the glare of publicity, to never achieve a status that earns acclaim, to virtually assure complete obscurity, is to enter a monastery and shut yourself off from the outside world.
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