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St. Juvenaly of Iliamna

Commemorated September 24     Saint Juvenaly, the Protomartyr of America, was born in 1761 in Nerchinsk, Siberia. His secular name was John Feodorovich Hovorukhin, and he was trained as a mining engineer. In a letter to Abbot Nazarius of Valaam (December 13, 1819), St Herman says that St Juvenaly “had been an assistant at […]

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