St. Gerasimos of Jordon (Feast day - 4th March) A monk who lived during the fifth century. He attended the 4th Ecumenical Council at Chalcedon in 451 AD. The abbot. The monastery he founded lasted for centuries and is today a place of spiritual pilgrimage in the desert. The Holy Lavra of St. Gerasimos is located in the desert of the Jordan in Jericho and was built by the Saint in 460.