Blessed Alexander of Kouchta



Monk in Kamenni, Bulgaria. Seeking a more disciplined life, he became a hermit in the forest near Lake Koubensk in Russia. When Tartars attacked the area around his hermitage, he allowed the local peasants to “secretly” steal from his fields and garden to keep them fed.


  • 1439 of natural causes
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Alexander of Kouchta“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 June 2016. Web. 28 November 2021. <>