St. Elias believed in the One God with no deviation from his dedication. The name “Elias” means “the Lord is my God”. The Feast of Elias is celebrated on July 20th.
The icon depicts the Prophet Elias fed by ravens which shows that nature itself is governed by the will of God. God’s words to Elias “you shall drink of the stream, and I have commanded ravens to feed you there”. (1 Kings 17:4) 1
1 Come Bless The Lord, GOD WITH US, Catechetical Series, 1976.