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Savvas the New of Kalymnos

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Our venerable and God-bearing father '''Saint Savvas of Kalymnos''' (also known as Saint Savvas the new) is the [[patron saint]] of the Greek island of Kalymnos (Calymna), where he lived during the last twenty years of his life as the [[priest]] and spiritual father of the [[nun]]s of the Convent of All Saints. He was a great [[ascetic]], [[confessor]], [[iconographer]], and [[wonder-worker|miracle-worker]]. He is one of the recently recognized [[saint]]s in the Greek Orthodox Church.
He died on [[April 7]], 1948 and his remains were exhumed in 1957 and "miracles happen for those who venerate these in faith". In Kalymnos, he is commemorated by the church [[April 7]]. The feasts dates of St. ''Savvas the New of Kalymnos'' are celebrated on various dates in different traditions, [[April 7]] ([[March 25]] in the [[Old Calendar]]), [[December 5]] with St. [[Savvas Sabbas the Sanctified|Sava Sabbas the Sanctified]], and the fifth Sunday of [[Great Lent]] with St. [[Mary of Egypt]].

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