St Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain

(c. 1749—1809)

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Greek monk of Mount Athos and spiritual writer. His main publications were the Philocalia (q.v.) and a commentary on E. canon law entitled the Pidalion or ‘Rudder’ (1800). He also published Greek editions of RC writers, including the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius Loyola. Feast day in the E., 14 July.

Subjects: Christianity.

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