As a probable date of birth is the year 1690 and the place Southern Russia (Ukraine).This is because the wars that started in 1711 and finished in 1718, is a soldier of the Czarist Army of Peter the Great of Russia, fighting for the defense of his country.Nurtured with Namata Orthodox Christians from the parents, shocked by the horrors of war, the thousands of young men, women, old men who lie dead in the passage of the squall, the war fury of enemies Turks.
In the battles for the recapture of Azof, with thousands of other compatriots, he is captured and brought to Constantinople.From there to Procopius, near Caesarea of Cappadocia in Asia Minor., Held an Aga which maintained camp Janissaries.
Psychologically doomed to contempt and hatred of the Turks, is the "kiafir", the "infidel" who deserve harsh torture.
But endure all the torture with fortitude and admirable courage, after the whole childhood is completely given to Christ, even in such a degree that taming the ferocity of the Turks who surprised the call "Veli" holy.
The spiritual and moral radiance tamed the ferocity of the Turks.
Holy Communion every Saturday was great relaxation and rest.Last day, May 27, 1730, notified the priest and he went communion into an apple that had koufosei.Communion there in the barn for the last time.The temporary capture of the dire kakopatheia took charge and the wonderful Saint John passed into eternal joy and blessedness, just took the Blessed Sacrament.
The priests and elders Christian Procopius, with permission of the Turk, took the body with reverence and attention led to a grave at Christian cemetery, depositing of the earth mother.The elder priest every Saturday he heard the pain and torment of the Communion and the Blessed Sacrament, he saw in his sleep in Saint John in November 1733 told the Saint that his body is left with the grace of God in the tomb whole, entire, incorruptible, like put 3 ½ years ago, asking him to make exhumation and he will be with them as a blessing of God for ever.After the hesitation of the priest, in divine concession, a celestial light illuminate the tomb of Blessed as a fiery pillar.Christians opened the tomb and lo and behold!The body of the Saint was found intact, incorruptible and scented with this divine fragrance which continues to date.With spiritual joy and reverence lifted, they took in their arms this divine gift, a sacred relic and carried it to the Temple of St. George, where watched the Saint!Since that day, he entered the sacred body of the functional life of the Church of Christ.
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