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Hypatius the Healer of the Caves

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Venerable Hypatius the Healer of the Kiev Caves

In our church, once rested relics of the holy Venerable Hypatius the Healer of the Caves.  He is remembered by the church on March 31. 

Saint Hypatius the Healer of the Caves, attained glory through his severe fasting and prayerful vigilance. By night he stood at prayer, slept very little, and ate only bread and water.

St Hypatius devoted himself entirely to the service of the sick, and received from God the gift of healing. Those sick with various illnesses often hastened to his prayerful intercession.

The memory of St Hypatius is celebrated also on August 28, on the Synaxis of the Saints of the Far Caves.

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