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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A Chapel in Greece Dedicated to St. John Maximovitch


According to Romfea.gr, on Sunday 24 May 2015 the door-opening ceremony for a sacred chapel dedicated to St. John Maximovitch, who was the Bishop of Shanghai and later Archbishop of San Francisco of the Russian Church Abroad and reposed in 1966, took place in the Church of Saint Anna in Katerini.

The ceremony took place by His Eminence Metropolitan George of Kitros, Katerini and Platomonos, together with the priests of the parish and other priests of the Metropolis.

A portion of one of the sacred vestments is kept in the Church of Saint Anna, which was brought to the parish from America by Fr. Demetrios Golias, the parish priest.

His Eminence stressed that the door-opening ceremony of each sacred temple is an opportunity to renew the soul, which is a temple of the Holy Spirit.






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