Our boys' favorite is #40 of the "Paterikon for Kids" Series. You must see it, and you'll understand why!
If you are looking for inspiration for an Orthodox Saint's name, here are forty names to choose from:
Acacius, Aetius, Aglaius, Alexander, Angus, Athanasius, Candidus, Chudion, Claudius, Cyril, Cyrion, Dometian, Domnus, Ecdicius, Elias, Eunoicus, Eutyches, Eutychius, Flavius, Gaius, Gorgonius, Helianus, Herachus, Hesychius, John, Lysimachus, Meliton, Nicholas, Philoctemon, Priscus, Sacerdon, Severian, Sisinius, Smaragdus, Theodulus, Theophilus, Valens, Valerius, Vivianus, and Xanthias.
If you name your child after one of them, get "Paterikon for Kids #40" as an Orthodox Baptismal keepsake!
Excerpt: "When they were given another chance to renounce Christ and save their lives, all as one, they answered boldly:
"Indeed, we serve the Emperor with all our abilities and bodily strength;
our souls, however, belong only to Our Lord and Savior Christ."
The soldiers were then..."
Read the rest in "Paterikon for Kids #40."
With each Paterikon book, feel free to choose a "Paterikon Purse" of your liking and either a fasting or non-fasting treat.