The Hieromonk Seraphim, Bishop of the Phanar was from the
village of Bezoula, Agrapha diocese in Greece. He lived in asceticism at
first as a monk at the Monastery of the Most Holy Theotokos at Koronis,
and later was chosen as bishop of the Phanar and Neochorion. For his
refusal to accept Islam, he was beaten and impaled by the Turks in 1601.
His head is at the monastery at Koronis and has been glorified by