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Ephrem of Philotheou]]
Archimandrite '''Ephraim of Philotheou''' (commonly known as '''''Elder Ephraim''''', sometimes spelled '''''Ephrem''''') is an [[archimandrite]] and former [[abbot]] of [[Philotheou Monastery (Athos)|Philotheou Monastery]] on [[Mount Athos]], spiritual guide of several [[monastery|monasteries]] on Mount Athos and Greece, and the founder of several monasteries in the United States. He resides in Arizona at [[St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (Florence, Arizona)|St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery]].