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The Greek Orthodox Monk Who Established 19 Monasteries in America

The story of a Greek Orthodox monk who established 19 monasteries in North America is an epic of devotion to his faith and determination to achieve what others would find impossible. Elder Ephraim, also known as Ioannis Moraitis, was the...

Atwood: The Arizona Death Row Inmate Turned Orthodox Monk

Inmate Frank Atwood, who had been tonsured a Greek Orthodox monk in prison, was buried at Saint Anthony's Monastery following his execution.

Desert Monks: The Orthodox Brotherhood of Saint Anthony in Arizona

In 1995, six Orthodox monks left Mount Athos in Greece and came to the US to start Saint Anthony Orthodox Monastery in the Arizona desert.