July 22 - (August 4 OC).
There are many islands in the Mediterranean Sea, some larger and many smaller ones. Most of them are Greek Orthodox. One of the most beautiful ones is the island of Chios.
Saint Markella is one of the most venerated Saints of the island.
Christopher Columbus spent time there before he set off to discover the New World.This is "Paterikon for Kids" #101!
Together with each Paterikon book, feel free to choose a "Paterikon Purse" of your liking and either a fasting or non-fasting treat.