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Monastery Of St. Ephraim Of Nea Makri
Athens
Regional unit of Athens
Attica  Greece

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The Monastery St. Ephraim Of Mount Amomon, Is One Of The Oldest Monasteries In Attica, Located In Modern Day Nea Makri. Many Monks And Priests Remained There For Long Periods Of Time For Prayer. In The Days Of Ottoman Rule, Barbarian Killers Wiped Out The Monastery - One Of The Victims Was Saint Ephraim.

St. Ephraim's Name And Biography, Complete With Exact Dates And Details, Is Said To Have Been Revealed To A Hermit Nun In A Series Of Divinely Inspired Dreams In 1950. Following These Dreams, His Body Was Discovered And Kept At The Site As A Holy Relic, Which Became The Object Of Popular Veneration, As He Became Known As A Worker Of Miraculous Healings. A Mulberry Tree, Believed To Be That On Which The Saint Was Hanged, Is Today Shown As An Object Of Veneration Inside The Re - Erected Monastery.
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