Metropolitan Demetrius Visits St. Nectarios in Toronto

His Eminence visited the Parish of Saint Nectarios of Pentapolis in Toronto for the feast day of the Saint, November 9/22, honoring the Saint and showing goodwill and solidarity with the local bishop, Metropolitan Moses, the clergy of the Metropolis, and all the faithful.

His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius, was born and raised in Toronto and was a member of the parish.

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