Venerable Aninas the Presbyter of the Euphrates

Commemorated on March 13

Born in Chalcedon and when 15 years old he left the world and settled in a cave, near the Euphrates River, spending all his time in strict fasting and prayer. He became known for his gift of treating illnesses and performed many other wonders. The Ven. Aninas died in peace at the age of 110 years. See March 18.

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