March 4/March 17
Boldly helping an injured lion, the abbot tamed the feared beast and brought the grateful animal home to the monastery. The lion was named Jordan, and he remained a loyal worker even after his reputation was damaged.
Did you know that we ask for Saint Gerasim's intercessions when we don't want to spend more time sleeping than necessary?
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Together with each Paterikon book, feel free to choose a "Paterikon Purse" of your liking and either a fasting or non-fasting treat.