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May 14, 2013

3rd Anniversary of the Miraculous Return of the Sacred Relic of St. Nikodemos the Hagiorite


In the Holy Coenobium of Saint Nikodemos the Hagiorite of Pentalofos in Goumenissa, a Metochion of Simonopetra Monastery, was celebrated for the third year in a row the miraculous finding and return of the sacred relic of St. Nikodemos the Hagiorite after it had been stolen. This is celebrated annually on the Sunday of Saint Thomas.

Four times St. Nikodemos appeared alive to the sacriligious thief, gently prompting him to repentance, saying to him the following: "Please, my child, take me to my home from where you took me, you have afflicted me enough!" This is exactly what the Police wrote in their report.

A great number of faithful and dignitaries attended this celebration.

Read also:

Relic of Saint Nikodemos the Hagiorite Stolen

Relic of St. Nikodemos Miraculously Returned

A Second Resurrection at the Monastery of St. Nikodemos