Elder Paisios of Mount Athos Canonized

Athens, January 13, 2015

According to exclusive information from the Greek website Romfea, it became known today that the Patriarchate of Constantinople has begun the process of canonizing Elder Paisios.


Now the official announcement has followed from the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriachate concerning the inclusion of Elder Paisios among the ranks of the saints of the Orthodox Church.

“Today, Tuesday January 13, 2015, the Holy Synod has gathered for a session presided over by Patriarch Bartholomew. The subject of the session was a report by the Commission for the canonization of saints, in which it was suggested that Elder Paisios be included among the saints.

After careful study of the reported facts, the Synod unanimously included Schemamonk Paisios the Hagiorite among the ranks of the saints.

Patriarch Bartholomew and the Holy Synod.

January 13, 2015



apples1/15/2015 9:12 am
Love you St. Paisios! You became our superstar to Theosis - to inspire us lead the way.
Ioan1/14/2015 12:55 am
Saint Paisios, pray to God for us!
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