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The '''Metropolis of Paronaxia''', also referred to as the Diocese of Paronaxia, is under the jurisdiction of the [[Church of Greece]].
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The '''Metropolis of Paronaxia''', also referred to as the Diocese of Paronaxia, is under the jurisdiction of the [[Church of Greece]]. This diocese has 37 churches, 251 chapels, 18 cemeteries, 18 monasteries and around 35 clerics.
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
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== Metropolitan ==
 
== Metropolitan ==
 
The current Metropolitan of Paronaxia is His Emminence '''Ambriosios II (Stamenas) of Paronaxia''', born in 1922 on the island of Paros. He was elected and consecrated as the current [[metropolitan]] in 1991, replacing His Emminence Epifanios (Kalafatis).
 
The current Metropolitan of Paronaxia is His Emminence '''Ambriosios II (Stamenas) of Paronaxia''', born in 1922 on the island of Paros. He was elected and consecrated as the current [[metropolitan]] in 1991, replacing His Emminence Epifanios (Kalafatis).
 
 
==Regions==
 
==Regions==
 
#[[Metropolitan Region of (Paros, Greece)|Metropolitan Region of Paros]]
 
#[[Metropolitan Region of (Paros, Greece)|Metropolitan Region of Paros]]
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*Venerable [[Nikodemus of the Holy Mountain]] ("the Hagiorite"; c. 1749-1809); ([[July 14]])
 
*Venerable [[Nikodemus of the Holy Mountain]] ("the Hagiorite"; c. 1749-1809); ([[July 14]])
 
*St. [[Theoctiste of the Isle of Lesbos|Theoktiste of Lesvos]] ([[November 9]]), <ref> ''What we know about St. Theoktisti we owe primarily to St. [[Symeon Metaphrastes ("the Translator")]], renowned primarily for his Lives of the Saints (148 of them). </ref> <ref> Theoctiste is from Lesbos, however, due to the archaeological and historical importance of her association with the [[Church of Panagia Ekatontapyliani - Hundred Doors (Paros)|Church of Panagia Ekatontapyliani - Hundred Doors]] she is also classified as a ''Parian'' local saint. </ref>
 
*St. [[Theoctiste of the Isle of Lesbos|Theoktiste of Lesvos]] ([[November 9]]), <ref> ''What we know about St. Theoktisti we owe primarily to St. [[Symeon Metaphrastes ("the Translator")]], renowned primarily for his Lives of the Saints (148 of them). </ref> <ref> Theoctiste is from Lesbos, however, due to the archaeological and historical importance of her association with the [[Church of Panagia Ekatontapyliani - Hundred Doors (Paros)|Church of Panagia Ekatontapyliani - Hundred Doors]] she is also classified as a ''Parian'' local saint. </ref>
 
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Church of Panagia Ekatontapyliani - Hundred Doors (Paros)]]
 
*[[Church of Panagia Ekatontapyliani - Hundred Doors (Paros)]]
 
*Elder [[Philotheos (Zervakos)]]
 
*Elder [[Philotheos (Zervakos)]]
 
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
*[http://www.i-m-paronaxias.gr/ Diocese of Paronaxia official website] (in Greek)
 
*[http://www.i-m-paronaxias.gr/ Diocese of Paronaxia official website] (in Greek)

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The Metropolis of Paronaxia, also referred to as the Diocese of Paronaxia, is under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece. This diocese has 37 churches, 251 chapels, 18 cemeteries, 18 monasteries and around 35 clerics.

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History

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See also

World famous Church of Panagia Ekatontapyliani - a Hundred Doors

Metropolitan

The current Metropolitan of Paronaxia is His Emminence Ambriosios II (Stamenas) of Paronaxia, born in 1922 on the island of Paros. He was elected and consecrated as the current metropolitan in 1991, replacing His Emminence Epifanios (Kalafatis).

Regions

  1. Metropolitan Region of Paros
  2. Metropolitan Region of Naxos

Local Saints

Notes

  1. What we know about St. Theoktisti we owe primarily to St. Symeon Metaphrastes ("the Translator"), renowned primarily for his Lives of the Saints (148 of them).
  2. Theoctiste is from Lesbos, however, due to the archaeological and historical importance of her association with the Church of Panagia Ekatontapyliani - Hundred Doors she is also classified as a Parian local saint.

See also

External Links


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