Author: Naumenko, Maria
St. John of Kronstadt was one of the great saints of the Russian Orthodox Church in the 19thcentury. He was a parish priest in the naval city of Kronstadt, working with the poor and orphans of his city, his fame spread through all of Russia. Many people found spiritual strength from their correspondence with St. John, attending the services he officiated at, and his personal example of humility. He exemplified the Christian virtues of love, humility, and charity in modern times. Designed to inspire children from an early age with the ideals of sanctity.