January 31 -
Regretting a terrible decision that he made for profit, Saint Elias left his comfortable life and lived as a monk. He later returned to his hometown to ask forgiveness and publicly confess the truth of Christ.
Isn't it interesting that some of Saint Elias Ardounis' descendants live in Saint Louis, MO, USA? By the way, Louis is what Elias translates into English.
Available in ten languages! English, Greek, Bulgarian, Dutch, German, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, and Spanish. Which of them do you know?
"Paterikon for Kids" #11 is one of the original twelve "Paterikon for Kids" books, published December 2, 2010.
(Saint Porphyrios' Feast Day and Egle-Ekaterine's birthday!)
If you plan to give this or any other individual Paterikon book, click for the "Paterikon Purse" and the Greek Cookie! It makes a sweet little gift at no extra charge for you.
With each Paterikon book, choose a "Paterikon Purse" of your liking and either a fasting or non-fasting treat.