Katounakia Fathers (Athos)

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Source)
(what categories should be used?)
Line 3: Line 3:
 
{{stub}}
 
{{stub}}
 
==The location==
 
==The location==
[[Katounakia (Athos)|Katounakia]] is a group of cells located between [[St. Anne's Skete (Athos)|St. Anne's Skete]] and [[Karoulia (Athos)
+
[[Katounakia (Athos)|Katounakia]] is a group of cells located between [[St. Anne's Skete (Athos)|St. Anne's Skete]] and [[Karoulia (Athos)|Karoulia]]
  
 
==The fathers==
 
==The fathers==
Line 10: Line 10:
  
 
===Father Benjamin===
 
===Father Benjamin===
Devout all his life, Fr Benjamin entered the Holy Mountain.  First he went to Elder Callinicos the Hesychast, but was unable to live with him due to having a pre-tuberculosis state.  He went to Elder Pachomios, in the hut of ''Axion Estin'' (Truly it is Right).  Despite his health, he had a vigil nightly and during the day he would be doing his handiwork or reading.  He prayed continuously.  At the end of his life, a fool for Christ was near Athens, exclaiming, she lamented and lauded his repose.
+
Devout all his life, Fr Benjamin entered the Holy Mountain.  First he went to Elder Callinicos the Hesychast, but was unable to live with him due to having a pre-tuberculosis state.  He went to Elder Pachomios, in the hut of ''Axion Estin'' (Truly it is Right).  Despite his health, he had a vigil nightly and during the day he would be doing his handiwork or reading.  He prayed continuously.  At the end of his life, a fool for Christ was near Athens and, exclaiming, she lamented and lauded his repose.
 +
 
 +
==See also==
 +
*[[Little St. Anne's Skete Fathers (Athos)#Elder Peter|Elder Peter]], who lived on the tip of Katounakia in a cell belonging to [[Little St. Anne's Skete (Athos)|Little St. Anne's Skete]].
  
 
==Source==
 
==Source==
 
*[[Athonite Fathers and Athonite Matters (Elder Paisios)|Athonite Fathers and Athonite Matters]], by Elder [[Paisios (Eznepidis)|Paisios]] the Athonite.
 
*[[Athonite Fathers and Athonite Matters (Elder Paisios)|Athonite Fathers and Athonite Matters]], by Elder [[Paisios (Eznepidis)|Paisios]] the Athonite.

Revision as of 22:14, July 25, 2006

Katounakia is an area on Mount Athos where there are a group of cells, with many ascetics living in proximity. This is a listing of some of the elders and righteous monks who have struggled here.


This article or section is a stub (i.e., in need of additional material). You can help OrthodoxWiki by expanding it.

Contents

The location

Katounakia is a group of cells located between St. Anne's Skete and Karoulia

The fathers

Elder Ephraim

Elder Ephraim, born in Thessaly, struggled in Katounakia until his repose in 1962. He was known for his humility and asceticism.

Father Benjamin

Devout all his life, Fr Benjamin entered the Holy Mountain. First he went to Elder Callinicos the Hesychast, but was unable to live with him due to having a pre-tuberculosis state. He went to Elder Pachomios, in the hut of Axion Estin (Truly it is Right). Despite his health, he had a vigil nightly and during the day he would be doing his handiwork or reading. He prayed continuously. At the end of his life, a fool for Christ was near Athens and, exclaiming, she lamented and lauded his repose.

See also

Source

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
interaction
Donate

Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. FAQs

Toolbox