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Saint Amphilokios of Patmos

Saint Amphilokios of Patmos

Saint Amphilochios (Makris) was born in Patmos. At the age of 17 he entered the monastery.

He spent time in the island and outside including in Mount Athos, Crete, Rhodes and mainland Greece and the Holy Land.

In the island of Patmos he built the monastery of Evangelismos which is open to visit in the morning.

He died on April 16th 1970 at the age of 81.

Saint Amphilochios was friend with Saint Nektarios of Aegina.

Elder Amphilochios tonsured with Great Schema Gerontissa Gabrielia (Papayannis) before she left to India.

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