Abraham of Galich

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Abraham Galitzki (died c. 1375) was an abbot of the Russian Orthodox Church.

He was a disciple of Sergius of Radonezh, and later went on to found four monasteries on Chukhloma Lake, in the Galich district of Kostroma Oblast. He died about 1375 at the Gorodets monastery he had founded.

He is venerated as a saint in the Russian Orthodox Church, with a feast day of July 20.

References[edit]

  • Holweck, F. G. A Biographical Dictionary of the Saints. St. Louis, MO: B. Herder Book Co. 1924.