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Saint of the Day: St. Theodore the Teron


He is said to have made a striking figure, a six-footer whose military prowess and straightforward manner caused him to be selected for service in what was known as the “Terian Legion,” an elite group noted for integrity and courage. The word Terian means “chosen” and Theodore was just that, except that at the time neither he nor his friends knew that he was chosen of God.
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Saint of the Day: St. Theodore of Alexandria

(Welcome to our Saint of the Day series! Each weekday, we present you with an excerpt from Fr. George Poulos' Orthodox Saints series, published by Holy Cross Orthodox Press.Today's saint, Theodore, comes from Volume 4 of the series.) 
Saint Theodore of Alexandria
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