An evening service was held at the occupied monastery of the Apostle Barnabas

APVARNAVAS Apostle Barnabas, Church

An evening service was held at the occupied monastery of the Apostle Barnabas.

According to an announcement from the Archdiocese, the vespers were performed "with the multitude of people flooding the tomb of the apostle and the whole vespers of the vespers being performed outdoors, just outside the tomb of the" son of prayer ", the glorious holy apostle Barnabas. founder and protector of the apostolic Church of our island ”.

Bishop Nitrias Nikodimos officiated at this solemn procession, supported by the Professor of the Monastery Archim. Ioannis Ioannou and by many clergy.

It is added that during the vespers the procession of the image of the saint took place around the tomb of the saint and then a prayer was repeated. A bread class was also held and the names of those celebrating the memory of the saint were mentioned.

The Bishop of Nitria, in his speech, thanked both the Professor of the Monastery for the honorary invitation for him in addition to the service, which, as he pointed out, was a special experience during the years of both his priestly and hierarchical ministry. Also present at the procession was a representative of the Mufti of the Turkish Cypriots.