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THE LIFE AND LABORS OF ST KOSMAS OF AETOLIA

St Kosmas the Aetolian preaching

By Athanasios Zoetakis (Translation by OrthoChristian.com) PART 1 In 1714, in the small mountain town of Megalo Dendro in Aetolia,[1] a boy was born. Little could anyone have guessed that this child would someday become not only a great Orthodox saint, but also a historical figure, who would determine to a great extent the fate of the Balkan region. Little is ... Read More »

Saint Kosmas Aitolos (1714-1779) Feast Day on the 24th August

St Kosmas the Aetolian preaching

SAINT  KOSMAS AITOLOS Seventeen centuries after St. Paul journeyed across Greece, a solitary man of God travelled the same country from border to border, sea to sea, and island to island in a magnificent religious spirit, which strengthened the fires of Christianity and the flickering hopes of a nation, that was straining under the yoke of Turkish occupation after nearly ... Read More »