Event for the late Corfiot Archbishop of Thyatira Athinagoras Kavvadas
On Sunday, March 4, 2018 in the Spiritual Centre of the Holy Church of Saint Paraskevi in Nea Penteli an event took place with great success for the late Corfiot Archbishop of Thyatira Athinagoras Kavvadas.
In the end of the Divine Liturgy there was a Memorial Service which was followed by breakfast for everyone in the spiritual Centre of the Church. Also, the melodious Choir of the Confederation of Corfiot Unions Attikis (OSKA) brought us mentally in Corfu with the songs and its music.
The chief priest of the Church father Ioannis Savvakis and the President of OSKA, Mr. Parginos addressed a greeting to the public. Also present was Mrs. N. Michaelidi, who represented Mr. Ambassador of Cypriot Democracy.
Following took place the speech by the most pious Bishop of Nazianzus, Mr. Theodoritos and the professor in the Ionian University Dr. Dimitrios Metallinos. The whole event was coordinated by the theologian and author Mr. E. Simantiris, who closed the event by conveying some of his thoughts for the personality of Athinagoras.
Lastly, a rich meal followed. During the event, there was also interpreting in the Greek sign language by the interpreter Mrs. Evangelia Tsantou who offered to our deaf fellow people the possibility of accessing the presentations.