Glorious Divine Liturgy in the church of Saint Foteini in Ymittos
Coverage: Athanasios Tzanis
(Taken from the website :”Poimen”)
On the 24th of February, in the Holy Temple of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary – Saint Foteini of Ymittos, a celebrated Divine Liturgy was held on the occasion of the having the Holy Relics of the Holy Hand of St. Spyridon, which is kept on the island of Corfu.
His Eminence, the Bishop of Corfu, Paxoi and Diapontian Islands, Mr. Nektarios was at the Matin and the Divine Liturgy along with his Eminence, the Bishop of Kessariani, Vyron and Ymittos, Mr. Daniel.
The Chancellor of the Holy Metropolis of Corfu, Archimandrite, Father Ioustinos Konstantas, the Holy Preacher of Kessariani, Archimadrite, father Kallinikos Nikolaou, the pastor of the Church, Archimandrite father Nikodimos Sideris, his co-pastors and the deacons of the Holy Metropolis.
His Eminence, the Bishop of Corfu, Mr. Nektarios did the preaching and analysed profound theological truths and notions of the Gospel’s parabole of the “Asotos”, underlining the freedom given by the father to his children.
Prior to dismissal, his Eminence, the Bishop of Kessariani, Mr. Daniel, addressed with love Mr. Nektarios expressing the joy and gratitude of the Local Church for the greatest blessing of having the Holy Relic in the parish of Saint Fotini as it becomes a source of power for all of us.
The Holy Relic of the miraculous St. Spyridon will remain in the Holy Temple of Annunciation of the Virgin Mary – Saint Fotini of Ymittos, until Wednesday, February 27th, at 12:00 pm when it will be litanised around the Temple and depart for the island of Corfu.