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Blessed Hermit Philaretos of the Holy Mountain: Remarkable Ascetic and Mystic, faithful adherent of the ideals of the Kollyvades Saints Macarios of Corinth and Nicodemos the Hagiorite (ca. 1881-1961). An account of his Life, Character, and Message.

   
By Constantine Cavarnos

Volume 12 of Modern Orthodox Saints

“Blessed Philaretos, the 'Lover of virtue,' was born in Aretsoú in Bithynia, Western Asia Minor. From there, while a youth, he went to Constantinople, the city which for more than a millennium was the capital of the glorious Orthodox Christian Empire of Byzantium. There he became an apprentice of a tailor. At the age of seventeen, towards the end of the last century, and left for the Holy Mountain of Athos to become a monk.”
—“Introductory”

CONTENTS

PREFACE
VALUE OF READING LIVES OF SAINTS
INTRODUCTORY
MY MEETING WITH BLESSED PHILARETOS
PHILARETOS’ NEIGHBOR, THE RUSSIAN HERMIT NIKON
ELDER PHILARETOS AT THE MONASTERY OF STAVRONIKETA
   BY PROFESSOR GEORGE ARNAKIS
ELDER PHILARETOS, BY ARCHIMANDRITE CHRYSOSTOMOS MOUSTAKAS
PROPHECY ABOUT THE HOLY MOUNTAIN
   BY CONSTANTINE CAVARNOS
THE LIFE OF BLESSED PHILARETOS AT KAROULIA
   BY HAGIORITE MONK ANDREAS THEOPHILOPOULOS
VISIT TO FATHER PHILARETOS
   BY ARCHIMANDRITE IOANNIKIOS
BLESSED PHILARETOS’ NEIGHBOR FATHER GABRIEL
   BY CONSTANTINE CAVARNOS
KAROULIA
   BY ARCHIMANDRITE GABRIEL, ABBOT OF THE MONASTERY OF DIONYSIOU
KAROULIA
   BY ANDREAS THEOPHILOPOULOS
KAROULIA IN 1986
   BY CONSTANTINE CAVARNOS
EDIFYING SAYINGS OF BLESSED PHILARETOS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX OF PROPER NAMES
INDEX OF SUBJECTS

Item Number: BKC012
Publication Data: Belmont, MA: Institute for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, 1997
Format: softcover
Number of Pages: 125
Dimensions (l × w × h): 21.6 cm × 13.8 cm × 0.8 cm
Additional Information: black-and-white illustrations
ISBN: 1‒884729‒21‒5

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