Saint Silouan the Athonite

Saint Silouan the Athonite (1866-1938), “having received from the Holy Spirit the Grace of actively experiencing Christ’s love for the world, he would pray all the time, with burning tears, for the whole of humankind, particularly the departed. He used to say: ‘Praying for people means shedding blood’. And he taught that the criterion for true faith is love for your enemies. He supported the world with his prayers and entreated the Lord that, through the Holy Spirit, all the peoples on earth would come to know Him. [Source, slightly edited]

Further Reading

Saint Silouan the Athonite
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