Divine Liturgy at the Holy Monastery of Gonia 3/8/2014
The Holy Monastery of Gonia in Kolymvari announces that the Matins and Divine Liturgy celebrated on Sunday 3 August at the central church of the Monastery will be presided over by the Monast Reverend Abbot of the Holy Great Monastery of Vatopedi Mr. Efraim, who will speak on topics related to the Holy Period we are about to enter.
By the Holy Monastery
Blessing of the fruits of the earth 2014
Τhe Holy Metropolis of Kissamos and Selinon announces that on the evening of Sunday August 3 at 7.30pm, a Vespers Service and a Holy Paraklesis will be celebrated in the oldest church in Crete, namely Rotunda of Episkopi in Kissamos, presided over by His Eminence Metropolitan of Kissamos and Selinon Mr. Amfilochios. At the end of the Holy Paraklesis will take place the blessing of the fruit of the earth, as well as a speech about our Virgin by the Most Reverend Abbot of the Great Holy Monastery of Vatopedi Mr. Efraim. Those who wish may offer the fruits of their labors (melons, grapes, etc.) for the blessing.
By the Holy Metropolis
Priest Ordination 26/7/2014
Cornerstone of the Holy Temple of St. Nikephoros the Leper
Our Metropolis announces that on the evening of Thursday, 31st July at 7.00pm, in Syrikari of Kisamos, birth land of our Holy Father St. Nikephoros the Leper, His Eminence our Metropolitan Mr. Amfilochios will officiate the ceremony of Sanctification and will also place the cornerstone of the first church which will be erected in the name of our Blessed Father Nikephoros the Leper. Upon completion of the Sanctification, he will distribute icons of Saint Nikephoros for blessing. All the people of God are invited to participate in this historic and sacred event.
The Holy Temple of Saint Nikephoros the Leper in Syrikari, Kisamos (Photorealistic Drawing)
Spiritual Speech 2/9/2014
Our Holy Metropolis announces that on the evening of Saturday, 2nd August, at 8.00 pm, in the multipurpose room of Tsatsaronakeio Multicentre of our Metropolis in Kissamos, there will be a spiritual speech by the Most Reverend Abbot of the Holy Great Monastery of Vatopedi Mr. Ephraim on “the Holy Mountain and Marian presence.” The speech will be adorned with timely Hymns, which will be performed by the Byzantine Choir of the Conservatory of our Metropolis. Our participation in this beautiful and beneficial spiritual soiree can be a wonderful opportunity for a meaningful approach of the person of our Lady Mary and the forthcoming great celebration of Her Assumption.
Blessing of Mobile Medical Unit
Our Holy Metropolis invites you all, on Saturday 2 August at 19.15pm, to the Blessing Ceremony of a Mobile Medical Unit, which was a kind gift of the Holy Great Monastery of Vatopedi. The fully equipped Medical Unit will be incorporated in the actions of Annousakeio Foundation and will operate in co-operation with the Medical Association of Chania, to meet the needs of financially and socially weak fellow citizens.
By the Holy Metropolis
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2014
Social Solidarity Actions by Annousakeio Foundation 2013
Our Metropolis, in the context of Social Solidarity, offers organised soup kitchens for people who are in need (unemployed, impoverished, economic immigrants, homeless, elderly, etc), as well as packages of food, clothing, medicine and free medical examination, in an effort to help cover the growing needs of our destitute brothers.
More specifically, the offer includes:
Specifically, for the year 2013 Annousakeio Foundation wishes to thank the following physicians: Schiniotaki Irene - ENT, Bouzakis Elias - Gastroenterologist, Tsourounakis Nektarios – Pediatrician, Sillas Dimitris - Physiatrist, Bonatakis Michael - Cardiologist, Voulgaraki Olga – Pulmonary, Paterakis Pantelis - Urologist - Andrologist, Tsouris George - Radiologist, Marakomichelakis John - ENT, Psarakis Eftychios - Surgeon, Moustardas Marios - Vascular, Athanasakis Dimitrios - Dentist, Costas Frangos - Radiologist.
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