Paissios of Mount Athos
Precious Vessels of the Holy Spirit2004
This herb is an icon; this stone is an icon; I can embrace it, venerate it, because it is full of the grace of God.
Middleton, Herman A. (2004) Elder Paisios the Athonite. In: Precious Vessels of the Holy Spirit: The Lives & Counsels of Contemporary Elders of Greece. 2nd Ed. Protecting Veil Press, Thessalonica, Greece.
Saint Païssios is often quoted by Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinoble, for instance in his Address for the Day of prayer for Creation, 1 September 1993.