ST. XENIA OF ST. PETERSBURG | Draw the Life of a Saint

St. Xenia lived in the 1700s in the city of St. Petersburg—a city in Russia. When she was a young woman, she married Colonel Andrei Feodorovich. Andrei was a healthy, charming young man. St. Xenia and Andrei enjoyed going to dances, dinners, and other social events. When she was only 26 years old, St. Xenia…

The Life of St. Xenia of St. Petersburg

Among the saints of the Lord there are a small number that follow the difficult path of divine folly. Known as salos in Greek and iurodivyi in Russian, the fool-for-Christ is inspired by St. Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians where he says that the apostles are a spectacle to the world and, despite their…