Dear friends

Our monastery had the blessing of receiving quite a few books of St Ephraim of Nea Makri in English from his monastery in Athens, Greece. St Ephraim is a very active saint in our church and is well known throughout the world for his miracles, especially for people with cancer. 

I have received a few emails from people who can't get access to buy the book because the monastery doesn't offer postage so I have collected a heap of his books in English (only) and we're offering people the opportunity to buy them.

The first book is his life story as revealed to the first Abbess of the monastery through visions and also contains miracles from the saint. It's a well known book that is treasured by anyone who already has it (us included).

The other book is a new children's book that was only available in Greek until this year when they published the English version. I actually bought the Greek book even though I can't read it because the illustrations are the best I've seen of an Orthodox childrens book. It is illustrated enough that you can see the saints whole life story only in the illustrations. It's 100 illustrated pages and hard cover bound and is quite suitable for adults as well as children. So when the opportunity came to receive the English version, we jumped for joy.

 

Below you will find photos of the books you can choose and their item numbers for paypal. 

All prices include postage. We will also include a copy of a paper icon that is sold through his monastery and that we bless on his relics. About 10 years ago I personally had a miracle with what I thought was a plain paper icon where I was praying for a friend with cancer and a knocking noise started coming from it and it started to slide down my bedroom drawers at the same time. Keeping in mind I had propped it up in a place for years and it had no reason to slide down. I was metres from it so it wasn't from any action of mine. We decided that we would include that for free with the book as a blessing to everyone who purchases one.

Please keep in mind that there are postage delays because of covid.

These books are only available until Saturday the 10th of October. 

Book 1

Book 2

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