Our Holy Father Stephen
(February 27)



He was first an official at the court of the Emperor Maurice, but then left his courtly service and, urged by the love of Christ, built an almshouse for the elderly in Constantinople. He died peacefully in 614.



* From "The Prologue from Ochrid", by Bishop Nikolai Velimirovic - Lazarica Press - Birmingham 1985
Four Book Edition - Translated by Mother Maria - Dates based on old church calendar.
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