Lithography (icon) of Saints Paisios the Athonite, Porfyrios of Kavsokalyvia & Jacob Tsalikis with real gold leaf in MDF.
Icon weight per size selection: 18x14cm. ~ 360gr. / 24x18cm ~ 600gr / 32x24cm. ~ 1150gr. / 45x35cm ~ 2000gr.
Saint Paisios, known as Arsenios Eznepidis, was born in Farasa, Cappadocia, on July 25, 1924 AD. In 1950 he went to Mount Athos to consecrate and practice asceticism where he met Father Cyril of the Koutloumousiou Monastery, with whom he developed a special relationship. Later he went to the Monastery of Esfigmenos and became a monk named Averkios. In 1979 he settled in the hermitage of Panagouda and gained a great reputation and as a result, thousands of believers visit him to seek his advice. In 1993 he was diagnosed with colon cancer and finally died on July 12, 1994. He was buried in the Holy Hermitage of St. John the Theologian and on January 13, 2015 he was canonized by the Orthodox Christian Church. The memory of Saint Paisios of Mount Athos is celebrated on July 12 of each year.
Saint Porphyrios, known as Evangelos Bairaktaris, was born on February 7, 1906 AD. in the village of Agios Ioannis of the Municipality of Taminea in Evia. His love for the ascetic life led him to the age of 13 in Kausokalyvia of Mount Athos where he became submissive to two Elders, Panteleimon and Joannicius. The Saint lived for twelve years in the Monastery of Saint Haralambos and then settled in the Monastery of Saint Nicholas in Ano Vathia where he remained for three years. In 1940 AD He went to Athens and became a pastor at the Athens Polyclinic where he practiced great spiritual work for 33 whole years. In 1991 AD he returned after 70 years to Mount Athos and left his last breath in the hut of Saint George in Kausokalyvia. His memory is commemorated on December 2 of each year.
Saint Jacob Tsalikis was born in Livisi of Asia Minor on November 5, 1920 AD. After the death of his parents, he decided to become a monk and went to the Monastery of Saint David the Elder in Northern Evia. He was later ordained a deacon and an elder by the Metropolitan of Chalkida, Gregory. Saint Iakovos Tsalikis, on June 25, 1975 AD, became abbot of the Monastery of Saint David and worked hard for the reorganization of the monastery. During his diocese, the Monastery attracted thousands of believers who sought his spiritual word and his insightful gift. Elder Jacob surrendered his soul to God on November 21, 1991 AD. The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople classified him among the Saints on November 27, 2017 AD. The memory of Saint Jacob of Evia is honored by the Orthodox Christian Church on November 22 of each year.