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In his youth Theodore accepted the call from Christ to enter into the desert as a monk solitary. As a fruit of the Holy Spirit he received the gift of miracle working for the sake of those whom God brought into his life to serve.
It is recorded that:
- Thus, while journeying on a ship to Constantinople, St. Theodore besought the Lord that water drawn from the sea be made fresh to quench the thirst of his companions.
- To those thanking him for this the monk said that God had worked such a miracle out of pity for the intense thirst of mankind...