The starets are the man of inward peace, a priest, is of a elder, Russian Orthodox monastery, is in this sense. People petition for the elder, intercessionary prayers. The tradition has a long, unbroken history of elders. Zachariah is than a more priest confessor, speaks in the same terms as St. The relationship is a personal, particular starets, is in the personal.
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