Foolishness for Christ
Foolishness for Christ refers to behavior such as giving up all one's worldly possessions upon joining a monastic order, or to deliberate flouting of society's conventions to serve a religious purpose...
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Michael of Klopsk
Michael of Klopsk (Russian: Михаил Клопский - Mikhail Klopsky), died ca. 1458, was a 15th-century Russian Orthodox fool-for-Christ's-sake associated with the Klopsky Holy Trinity Monastery near No...
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Simeon the Holy Fool
Simeon the Holy Fool (Abba Simeon, Saint Simeon Salos or Saint Simeon Salus) was a Christian monk, hermit and saint of the sixth century AD. Holy fools and puppeteers have Simeon as their patron saint...
John the Hairy
Blessed John the Hairy (Russian: Иоанн Власатый, also known as John the Merciful of Rostov) was a holy fool (Yurodivy), of the Russian Orthodox Church in the second half of the 16th century. He e...
Basil Fool for Christ
Basil the Blessed (known also as Basil, fool for Christ; Basil, Wonderworker of Moscow; or Blessed Basil of Moscow, fool for Christ Russian: Василий Блаженный, Vasily Blazhenny) is a Russian Ortho...
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Blessed John of Moscow the Fool-For-Christ
John of Moscow also known as Blessed John the Fool for Christ was born on the outskirts of Vologda in Russia. He was considered a wonderworker in Moscow and spent his youth as a labourer in a local sa...
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Procopius of Ustyug
Procopius of Ustyug (Russian: Прокопий Устюжский or Святой Прокопий Любекский, German: Prokopius von Ustjug und Lübeck; ? — July 8, 1303(1303-07-08) in Veliky Ustyug) was a fool for Chris...
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Xenia of Saint Petersburg
Saint Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg (Russian: Святая блаженная Ксения Петербургская [Xenia Grigoryevna Petrova - Ксения Григорьевна Петрова]; c. 1719–1730 – c. 1803, Saint Petersburg) is...
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