The text of this book was given to us by the monk Agapios a little while after the venerable repose of Elder Porphyrios. For various reasons, we suppressed our love for Elder Porphyrios and as in the case of various other similar texts, we did not publish it. However, the constant requests of friends and colleagues that we publish all material gathered about Elder Porphyrios overcame our reservations. And thus, with this book, we began slowly to publish all such information for the benefit of pious Christians and for the glory of God.
Author: Monk Agapios