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Elder Efraim: ‘I am led into custody without any justification’


Elder Efrem

This is what Elder Efrem said to the monks who met him to take his blessing according to agioritikovima.gr.

‘I am a monk and I have handed over my life to the hands of the Most Holy Lady from the beginning of my life’.

‘Most of the faithful perceive you as a confessor you is led into prison without any justification’ said the monks to him.

He replied: ‘From a young age I have given myself over to the Most Holy Lady. Where I am going now, I am also doing the same. Therefore, do not be scared. I have never pursued glory and neither have I done any heroic acts. Had I wished for these, I wouldn’t become a monk in the Holy Mountain. I have defended and will continue to defend the Holy Mountain and the property of our monastery which our forefathers have created’.

I am taken into custody without any justification’, he added.

 

via Pemptousia