Saint Ephraim is known as a Newly-Revealed Saint, because he was unknown for 500 years before he appeared to the Holy Abbess Makaria and told her of his life.

Saint Ephraim is known as a Newly-Revealed Saint, because he was unknown for 500 years before he appeared to the Holy Abbess Makaria and told her of his life.

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The Miraculous Finding of the Holy Relics of Saint Ephraim: She saw a tall Monk with small, round eyes, whose beard reached his chest. In his left hand was a bright light, and he gave a blessing with his right hand… He thanked her for caring for his Relics, then he said, “My name is Saint Ephraim.” From his own lips, she heard the story of his life and Martyrdom….