Monk Joachim Agiannanitis…the Thief (+1889)

Monk Joachim Agiannanitis (of Saint Anna’s Skete,Mount Athos) was born in the village of Kallikratis Sfakia in Crete in the 19th century. As a layman he was a fearsome thief and was the fear and terror of the Turks. He would secretly help the Christians. The Turkish¬†aga¬†gave him everything just to leave the island. With […]