Gabriel of Lesnovo

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Venerable Gabriel of Lesnovo (Свети Гаврило лесновски)was a Slav and companion of Prochorus of Pchinja and St. John of Rila. St. Gabriels feast is January 15 He lived a life of asceticism in the tenth century at Kratov on Mt. Lesnov where he erected a church dedicated to the Holy Archangel Michael. Several other monks joined him and this was begining of Lesnovo monastery. He was a miracle-worker during his life and after his death. The present-day beautiful church located there was built by Despot Jovan Oliver, a nobleman of Emperor Dušan. St. Gabriel died in the Lord toward the end of the tenth century.

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