On a day when our Holy Church prayerfully remembers St. Theodor of Komogovo
Holy Martyr Teodor Komogovinski (also known as Saint Theodore of Komogovo was born in a village in Kukuruzari into a humble family named Sladic. As a young man he went with a monk from Komogovina Monastery (which is near his birthplace in Kukuruzari) to Mostanica Monastery near Kozarska Dubica (in Bosnia). This Christ's martyr undertook an austere life both at Komogovina Monastery and Mostanica Monastery. When the Turks burned Mostanica Monastery, they killed many monks, as well as a large number of Serbs from surrounding villages.
Ascetic Theodor was ordered to give up his belief in Jesus Christ, but he refused. The Turks burned him alive. His body burned, but with God's miracle, his right hand has been kept, and has been exempted both from the fire and degradation. This was the first sign of the holiness of this martyr.