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Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Saints Corner: St Josaphat Kuntsevych

Name: Josaphat Kuntsevych
Birth & Death: 1580/1584 - Nov 12 1623
Feast Day: 12 November
Country of Origin: Ukraine
History: Monk and priest of the Order of Saint Basil the Great. As a bishop, he faced difficulty in getting the populace to accept union with Rome but with dedication succeeded in winning over many people. His efforts, however, were not welcomed by the Orthodox community. St. Josaphat was attacked by a mob and martyred.


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