Oikoum will perform a Trisagio at the site of the Tempe tragedy. Patriarch
Trisagio at the scene of the tragedy of Tempe by the Ecumenical Patriarch k.c. Bartholomew
The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, from Volos where he is visiting, will go to the site of the deadly train accident in Tempe to celebrate a trisago in memory of the victims.
The Trisay will be held today Friday at 11:00 at the site of the accident.
The Ecumenical Patriarch is in Volos at the invitation of Metropolitan Dimitriados Ignatiou, the Regional Governor of Thessaly Kostas Agorastos and the Mayor of Volos Achilleas Beu,
Bartholomew is visiting Thessaly, for the second time, after 21 years, as stated in a related announcement.
The official reception of His Holiness will take place on Friday 23/6, at 6.30pm, in the square of the Metropolitan Church of Agios Nikolaos Volos. The Official Doxology will follow, during which Mr. Bartholomew will be addressed by Rev. Our pastor Mr. Ignatios. The rebuttal of His Holiness will follow.
Afterwards, the Ecumenical Patriarch will go to the renovated Municipal Theater of Volos, where he will celebrate the Consecration of the Inauguration, after its recent total renovation. Afterwards, he will go to the Holy Church of Saints Constantine and Helen of Volos, where, in the presence of His Beatitude Archbishop of Athens & All Greece Mr. Ieronymos, he will announce the opening of the events of the Maritime Week 2023, which is dedicated to his special homeland, the island of Imbro .
On Saturday 24/6 His Holiness will inaugurate the new Nursery School of our Local Church in Agria and then he will go to the Conference Center of Thessaly, in Melissatika, where he will preside over an expanded Board of Directors of the Volos Academy of Theological Studies, while to watch the completion of the XNUMXth Panhellenic Chanting Art Competition, organized by the Association of Chanters of our Local Church "Holy John Koukouzelis".
At 6:XNUMX p.m., His Holiness will preside at Vespers, in the refugee Church of the Evangelistria, N. Ionia, during which he will perform the ordination to the position of Lord Official of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, of Volos-born Professor of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Athens, Mr. Dimitrios Iliopoulos. .
This will be followed by the Consecration of the opening of the Center of the Cultural Center of N. Ionia "Iones" and his presence in N. Ionia will end with a concert in his honor, presented by the Music School of Volos in the courtyard of Evangelistria.
On Sunday 25/6, His Holiness will celebrate the Patriarchal Divine Liturgy at the Holy Church of the Ascension of Christ Volos. At 1:XNUMX p.m., His Holiness will visit the Special Agricultural Youth Detention Center of Kassavetia, where he will attend, among other things, an event that will be presented, in his honor, by the students of the School of the Agricultural Center.