The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate resolved to canonize Elder Amphilochios (Makris) of Patmos at its session today, reports vimaorthodoxia.
Elder Amphilochios was a monk of the St. John the Theologian Monastery on the island of Patmos, where St. John the Evangelist received the Divine revelation that became the book of Revelation. The elder also served as the abbot of the monastery. He also established women’s monasteries and an orphanage.
He is one of the most beloved elders of the 20th century.
Most recently, the Holy Synod also canonized St. Iakovos (Tsalikis) of Evia in November, which wasliturgically celebrated by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in June.
OrthodoxWiki provides a biography of the holy elder: