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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 Death Row Inmate Turned Orthodox Monk Before Execution

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

Thousands Celebrate Greek Music and Dance in Arizona Festival

Thousands of Greeks from the western states of the US gathered in Phoenix, Arizona for a festival of Greek music and dance, organized by the Orthodox Church of America. The Festival (FDF), which was originally launched 46 years ago, was...

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.