Saint Porphyrios the Prophet - Witnesses - Volume 1
holy, God-bearing and miracle-working Prphyrios Kafsokalivitis, founder
of the H.M. of the Transfiguration of the Savior in Milesi, it was that
great morning star and prophet of our generation. Through him, the
presence of the Holy Spirit in our times was confirmed once again.
plenitube of his virtues, his saintly way of life, his great and ample
charismata -divine clairvoyance, foresight, prophetic gift, healing
-distinguished him as a potent beacon of spiritual light that will guide
future generations. His charismata will stay with him, in all their
magnitude, until the end of his earthly life and will attest to his
being a Temple of the Holy Spirit.
The number of
testimonies regarding his profound prophetic charisma reveals the
Saint's communion with God. Christ was a friend to him. Because he had
immediate knowledge of Him, he was able to disclose His will about
future events, weights are for all of us are unknown, dark and
impenetrable. There is no doubt that the Saint progressed rapidly
through the stage of catharsis and reached enlightenment, attained
theosis (godliness), theoptia (vision of God) and Perfecting.
experienced divine Grace to a great degree and inspired by the Holy
Spirit, "ran" to the future and foretold what was to come with a sense
of responsibility, in order to build up the souls of men in Christ. From
the first years of his spiritual service people called him
We come across prophets in the New
Testament as well, as in the Old. The concept of prophet is attributed
also to the Disciples and the Fathers of the New Testament.
Prophyrios reposed on December 2, 1991, according to the new calender,
the feast of Prophet Avvakum, and on November 19 according to the
athonite calendar, the feast day of Prophet Avdiou. He is celebrated, as
a Prophet himself, shortly before Christmas. (From the prologue of the book)
Dimensions: 15 x 21 cm.