Gregory Palamas (Athos) Icon - S302

No reviews yet Write a Review
From $9.95
Current Stock:

Rush: Expedited production available at checkout for certain configurations. (more)

Frequently Bought Together:

Gregory Palamas (Athos) Icon - S302
Inc. Tax
Ex. Tax


Saint Gregory was born in 1296 and raised in the imperial court of Constantinople, where he excelled in both religious and secular knowledge. He later departed to Mount Athos and labored in the Vatopedi Monastery. When his harsh asceticism brought an illness upon him, he moved to Thessalonica as he received treatment.

He was present in Constantinople for the councils against Barlaam and Acindynus, who falsely taught that God's grace is created. Saint Gregory declared boldly that God's grace, and all His energies, are in fact God Himself. This is the case, because if God's energies were created, mankind could have no communion with God. He also taught the dogma that the Uncreated Light, or Beatific Vision, is God Himself, as the Hesychasts taught.

He became Metropolitan of Thessalonica in 1347, and he reposed in peace on November 14, 1359. His sainthood was glorified in 1368, with his feast day established on November 14. So important were his contributions to the doctrine of Hesychasm, the second Sunday of Lent is also dedicated to his memory.


Saintly Rank:
Saintly Rank:

Delivery & Returns


Our icons are hand-crafted and made-to-order. Allow time for production. Please note that your chosen shipping method does not include production time. (For example, if you select 2 day shipping, your order will be delivered 2 days after it ships, not 2 days after the order is placed.) Please visit our Shipping FAQ page for more information about how long you can expect production to take.



We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations. Also note that we ship international orders DDU. When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page. Click here to learn more about shipping.


We allow returns for many of our items, but restrictions apply. Please visit our Return Policy page for more information.

Customer Reviews