Paperback, 362 pages
Contains the lives of the following ascetics:
Schemamonk Seraphim of Valaam; Ascetics of Simonov Monastery: Hieromonk Joseph the Vicar Superior and Schemamonk Paul; Igumenia Eugenia, the Foundress of Saints Boris and Gleb Cenobitic Women’s Monastery in Anosino; Archimandrite Agapitus, the Superior of St. Nilus Stolobensky Hermitage; Nun Dosithea, the Ascetic of St. John’s Women’s Monastery in Moscow; The Disciples of Elder Boniface; The Suffering Boy Michael; Archimandrite Nicodemus, the Superior of the Maloyaroslavets Black Island St. Nicholas Monastery; Archbishop Joannicius of Podolia; The Recluse Elder Hieroschemamonk Alexander; Hieromonk Joannicius, the Father Confessor of Svyatogorsk Dormition Hermitage; Father Igumen Daniel, the Superior of Gethsemane Skete and Caves; The Hardworking Plowman Blaise; Hermitess Anastasia Semenova Logacheva, Subsequently Nun Athanasia; Elder Samuel, the Steward of Kolomna Bobrenevo-Golutvin Monastery; The Memory of Blessed Ivan Vasilyevich Panov; Hieromonk Innocent; Igumen Agapitus, the Elder of Kiev Caves Lavra (Theodosius in the Schema); Elder Barnabas of Gethsemane Skete of Trinity – St. Sergius Lavra; Archbishop Joseph of Voronezh and Zadonsk; Elder Hieromonk Theodore; Hieroschemamonk Macarius of Glinsk Hermitage; Archbishop Simon Todorsky; Schemanun Abramia, the Ascetic of the Kashin Presentation Women’s Monastery, Tver Diocese; Igumen Nazarius of Valaam; Igumen Ephraim of Valaam; The Holy Fool Elizabeth Ivanovna and Elder Anthony of Murom; Monk Anthony of Valaam; Schemamonk Metrophanes of Zadonsk; Archbishop Meletius Leontovich of Kharkov; A Russian Ascetic Pilgrim at One of the Romanian Monasteries
Translated from the original Russian. This is the first time this work has been translated into English.