Jenny read the life of St. Valentine, as the children wrote messages for each other.
- the 3 hierarchs (St. Basil, St. Gregory and St. John)
- St. Catherine the Great
- St. John of Kronstadt
- St. Sergius of Radonezh
- St. Emmelia
- St. Artemis
"his intellectual development was delayed, for he had great difficulty in learning to read" and "he prayed earnestly for divine enlightenment, and one morning, after he had risen during the night and prayed while his companions slept, he found himself able to read easily, and to understand what he had read."