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[[Image:Seraphim Siege of SarovConstantinople.jpg|100px|left]]Our venerable father The '''[[Seraphim Fall of Sarov]]Constantinople''' was born the conquest of that Greek city by the Ottoman Empire under the command of Sultan Mehmet II, on Tuesday, [[July 19May 29]], 1754, in Kursk, Russia1453. At the age of 10, Seraphim became seriously ill. During This marked not only the course final destruction of his illness, he saw the [[Mother of GodEastern Roman Empire|Eastern Roman ("Byzantine") Empire]] in his sleep, who promised to heal him; she did so through a religious procession in Kursk with and the locally revered death of [[miracleConstantine XI]]-working [[icon]] of , the last Roman Emperor, but also the strategic conquest crucial for Ottoman hegemony over the Mother of GodEastern Mediterranean and Balkans.
At Scholars consider the age Fall of 18, Seraphim firmly decided to become Constantinople as a [[monk]]. From day one in key event ending the monastery in Sarov, Russia, exceptional abstinence from food Middle Ages and slumber were starting the distinguishing features Renaissance because of his life. He ate once a day, and little. His taking the end of the monastic vows occurred old religious order in 1786, when he was 27 years old. He was given Europe and the name Seraphim, which in Hebrew means "fiery," or "burninguse of cannon and gunpowder." He later withdrew as an [[ascetic]] hermit and thenDown to the present day, near many Greeks have considered Tuesday (the end day of his life, became an [[elder]] the week that Constantinople fell) to all who came to his hermitagebe the unluckiest day of the week.
The Church commemorates St. Seraphim on [[January 2]], and the opening of his [[relics]] on [[July 19]]. He is considered a [[wonder-worker]].
'''Quote''': "Those who have truly decided to serve the Lord God should practice the remembrance of God and uninterrupted prayer to Jesus Christ, mentally saying" the [[Jesus Prayer]].  '''''Recently featured:''''' [[Seraphim of Sarov]], [[The Ladder of Divine Ascent]], [[John of Damascus]], [[Lindisfarne]], [[Edward the Martyr]], [[Victor Pokrovsky]], [[Akathist]], [[Apostles]]. ''Newly [[:Category:Featured Articles|featured articles]] are presented every '''FridaySaturday'''.''
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