Deacon Ordination in the Holy Metropolis of Corfu
On Saturday, December 22, 2018, his Eminence, the Bishop of Corfu, Paxoi and Diapontian Islands, Mr. Nektarios did the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Monastery of Saint Kyriaki in Kouramades village, where he ordained Deacon, the monk Prodromos.
In his speech, his Eminence gave to new deacon some directions. He himself, was a monk for 16 years and struggled for the clarity of the soul and body. In this struggle, the monk Prodromos is called to do the same, by obeying and having fear of God that bring wisdom in life in order to give to the spiritually hungry and thirsty human, the truth of God.
Moreover, the Bishop of Corfu, underlined that today, humans need spiritual guidance. This guidance can be found in the Monasteries, that offer this authenticity of faith.
In his closing, Mr. Nektarios wished to father Prodromos that the newly born Christ to grace him every day of his life, through the embassies of the Virgin Mary, the Holy Prodromos and Saint Kyriaki.