Venerable Moses the Black of Scete
Feast Day - August 28th
St. Moses is dressed in the traditional monastic grab of a desert father. His hair is white denoting wisdom. His flesh is dark which he referred to as the color of his soul before his conversion. His right hand is formed into making the sign of the cross and in his left hand he holds a scroll. The scroll symbolizes his spiritual directions which were written down in the writings of the Desert Fathers.
Troparion in tone 1
You abandoned the Egypt of the passions, O Father,
Kontakion in tone 3
Your mind was filled with a holy inspiration from God,
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