Synodical Divine Liturgy in Kastoria
Text and Photographs by Romfea.gr
The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, wanting to promote a strong message to all directions about the non-negotiable of our history and the rights of our Nation, has decided to do a Synodical Divine Liturgy in the Holy Metropolis of Kastoria along with a complete Holy Memorial Service in favour of the rest of the souls of Pavlos Melas, hero of the Macedonian Fights and all the ones who participated.
Today, on Saturday, February 17, 2018 in the Metropolitan Church of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady in Kastoria, the Synodical Divine Liturgy was done with much glorification.
The Divine Liturgy was made by his Beatitude, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Mr. Ieronymos, President of the Permanent Holy Synod.
Moreover, the bishops of Syros, Mr. Dorotheos, Corfu, Mr. Nektarios, Glyfada, Mr. Pavlos, Kilkisiou Mr. Emmanuel, Lagkadas, Mr. Ioannis, Preveza, Mr. Chrisostomos, Kastoria, Mr. Seraphim and the Bishop of Thespieis Mr. Symeon participated too.
It should be mentioned that in the Divine Liturgy were also the Bishops of Florina, Mr. Theoklitos, Neapoli, Mr. Varnavas and Grevena, Mr. David who prayed too.
Also, they did the Holy Memorial Service for the rest of the souls of Pavlos Melas, hero of the Macedonian Fight and all the ones who participated too.
By the end of the Divine Liturgy, a speech by the Bishop of Kastoria Mr. Seraphim followed.
The Bishop of Kastoria offered a face portrait of Pavlos Melas for his office, whereas his Beatitude offered a Cross to the Church in order to remember the day.
“We owe you many” mentioned in the end of the Holy Memorial Service, his Beatitude, Archbishop of Athens and all Greece, Mr. Ieronymous.