Blessed Agapios of Vatopedi

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16th-century monk at the Vatopedi monastery. Hermit on Mount Athos. Captured by Turkish pirates, he was sold into slavery where he was chained and put to hard labour. Finally freed, he resumed his religious life first at Vatopedi, and then as a hermit on Mount Athos.

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  • “Blessed Agapios of Vatopedi“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 January 2021. Web. 13 June 2021. <>