Venerable James the Abbot of Omutch, Pskov

Saint James and Theophilus, Abbots of Omucha in Pskov, lived the ascetic life on the island of Konevets together with Saint Arsenius (June 12). In the year 1396, in the Pskov diocese at the River Omucha, not far from the city of Porkhov, Saints Theophilus and James established a wilderness monastery in honor of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos. They fell asleep in the Lord about the year 1412.