St. Helen of Serbia


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Commemorated on October 30 (and February 8)

St. Helen, a pious mother to her sons Stephen Milutin and Dragutin, devoted her life to good deeds after the death of her husband. She built a shelter for the poor, and The Reschesk Monastery for those who wished to live in purity and virginity.

Before her death, St. Helen received monastic tonsure and departed to the Lord on February 8, 1306.

By permission of the Orthodox Church in America (www.oca.org)