The Story of St. Mina

• parents prayed to God to give them a
• St. Mary answered his mother’s prayers
by saying “Amin”, so she called him Mina
• joined the army then went to the desert
• God wanted him to be a martyr
• after he was martyred the soldiers tried
to burn his body but his body was not
• when they buried him, miracles
occurred in this burial site
• this why he is called the miracle worker
• obedience
• love
• self-control
• determination
• prayer and fasting
• giving
• intercession
Pope Kyrillos was a good friend
of St. Mina and often spoke to
him directly when needing
• the monastery where his body
is consecrated is still alive
Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone
desires to come after Me, let him deny himself,
and take up his cross, and follow Me.
Matthew 16:24

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