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First Official Celebration of Saint Nikephoros the Leper

Following the recent Patriarchal and Synodical Act of Declaration of Sainthood of monk Nikephoros, from the village Sirikari, Kisamos, of the Holy Metropolis of Kisamos and Selinon, the first official celebration of the sacred memory of Saint Nikephoros the Leper was held on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at the Cathedral Church of the annunciation in […]

Saint Nikephoros the Leper is Canonized by the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Nikephoros the Leper, who reposed on 4 January 1964, was officially numbered among the canonized Saints of the Orthodox Church by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate on Saturday, December 1, 2012. Below is a brief life of the newly-glorified Saint Nikephoros written by Monk Simon in the book Nikephoros the Leper: The Radiant Athlete […]