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Father John presents for the first time in English the astonishing life of a saintly Russian ascetic of the last century. Elder Jonah experienced many remarkable visions of the heavenly realm, was visited by Christ Himself, and quite frequently by other Saints, including the Theotokos, who instructed him to found the Holy Trinity Monastery in Kiev.
About the TranslatorHieromonk John, a graduate of Davidson College and Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, holds an M.A. degree from the University of Syracuse. Father John is a brother of the Holy Monastery of Sts. Cyprian and Justina in Phyle, Greece.