Tikhon of Zadonsk

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Saint '''Tikhon of Zadonsk''' (1724-1783) was born in the village of Korotsk, in the [[Novgorod]] region, [[Russia]].  He received the monastic habit at the age of thirty-four.  He was later consecrated Bishop of [[Voronezh]]. He served as bishop for a little under seven years and retired to the [[monastery]] of [[Zadonsk]] and lived there until he died.  His relics were kept there and due to the reports of the many miracles that occurred near his relic he was made a saint by the [[Russian Orthodox Church]] in 1861.  His feast day is celebrated on [[August 13]].
 
Saint '''Tikhon of Zadonsk''' (1724-1783) was born in the village of Korotsk, in the [[Novgorod]] region, [[Russia]].  He received the monastic habit at the age of thirty-four.  He was later consecrated Bishop of [[Voronezh]]. He served as bishop for a little under seven years and retired to the [[monastery]] of [[Zadonsk]] and lived there until he died.  His relics were kept there and due to the reports of the many miracles that occurred near his relic he was made a saint by the [[Russian Orthodox Church]] in 1861.  His feast day is celebrated on [[August 13]].
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Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk (1724-1783) was born in the village of Korotsk, in the Novgorod region, Russia. He received the monastic habit at the age of thirty-four. He was later consecrated Bishop of Voronezh. He served as bishop for a little under seven years and retired to the monastery of Zadonsk and lived there until he died. His relics were kept there and due to the reports of the many miracles that occurred near his relic he was made a saint by the Russian Orthodox Church in 1861. His feast day is celebrated on August 13.

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