St. John of Rila
has long been a special saint to me
as he is beloved of my Ottawa parish.
Here is a short version of his life
Both are really not that long to read!
St. John of Kronstadt was named for St. John of Rila.
Here is a small autobiography he wrote.
St. John also wrote a much beloved book,
which I read part of at my dear sister-friend's house
some years ago and that Mr. Husband has...
that is on my 'to be read' pile.
Both are wonderful intercessors for us!
Blessed St. John(s)'s Day!