Metropolitan Demetrius Arrives in Greece

On Friday, January 9th, His Eminence Metropolitan Demetrius arrived in Thessalonika, Greece. His Eminence visited the shrine of Saint Demetrius on his way from the airport to the Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, where he attended Vespers, met clergy and faithful, and spent his first night in Greece.

The next day he was taken to Kavala, to the Sacred Temples of the Holy Annunciation and Saint Demetrius the Myrrh-streamer. There, he met with Bishop Ambrose of Drama who visited the Church in the evening where the children of the Church school held a presentation in honor of the Nativity and Christ. His Eminence, together with His Grace, Bishop Ambrose, spoke to the parishioners present.

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