Elder Amphilochios: a new Orthodox Saint
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At its August 29 session, the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate added Elder Amphilochios (Makris) of Patmos to the list of saints.

Elder Amphilochios (1889-1970) was a monk and then the abbot at the Saint John the Theologian Monastery (island of Patmos). Besides, he founded monasteries for nuns as well as an orphanage.

You can find a short biography of the new Orthodox saint here.

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About the Author

Emma Cazabonne

Emma Cazabonne

Emma Cazabonne was born and raised in France. She taught English before entering the Cistercian Order. She translated and published articles relevant to her interest in Cistercian spirituality, the Middle Ages, and Orthodoxy. She moved to the United States in 2001, converted to Orthodoxy in 2008, and married. Her husband is an Orthodox priest. She continued to publish articles, a Cistercian texts anthology, then finally launched her career in literary translation, while teaching French. If you are interested in having your book translated into French, she can be contacted here https://wordsandpeace.com/contact-me/

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