January 20/February 2
Goodness and repentance can atone for even years of greed and sin. After being tricked into giving alms and shown how great God's mercy could be, a wealthy governor completely changed his heart and his life.
This is a story that we know from Saint John the Merciful, Patriarch and Pope of Alexandria, Egypt. It is a true story, the story of Saint Peter the Publican.
Together with each Paterikon book, feel free to choose a "Paterikon Purse" of your liking and either a fasting or non-fasting treat.