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Men, Monks, and Making Saints
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Men, Monks, and Making Saints

On his recent visit to Mt. Athos in October, 2019, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew announced the imminent inclusion of five Athonite elders among the saints: Ieronymos of Simonopetra, Daniel of Katounakia, Joseph the Hesychast, Ephraim of Katounakia, and Sophrony of Essex. There is a phrase in the Sayings of Abba Macarius with which I can identify….

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