St Prochorus the Abbot in the Vranski Desert on the river Pshina in Bulgaria

Saint Prochorus of Pshina pursued asceticism in the Bransk wilderness at the River Pshina, and he founded a monastery there. He is renowned as one of the great ascetics of monastic life. He died at the end of the tenth century. Miracles occurred from the saint’s relics. According to the Serbian Chronicles, the pious King Miliutin (1276-1320) built a church in honor of St Prochorus.