Met. Demetrius (GOC-K) Visit to Greece

January 18, 2015 (Source:

His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius continued visiting the clergy and faithful of Thessaloniki, passing on to the faithful greetings from the flock of America. On Saturday, January 17th, he visited the hometown of his parents near Florina. There, he went to the cemetery and had a memorial service for his ancestors and visited the 15th century Church of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker. On the same day he returned to Thessalonika and visited with His Eminence, Metropolitan Maximos of Thessaloniki. Afterwards, he continued to visit with faithful at the Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross where he served on Sunday morning. The Church was filled to capacity. After the Divine Liturgy, he straightway left for Athens in preparation for the feast of the Baptism of our Lord.


NFTU: Since January 9th Metropolitan Demetrius, the President of the Eparchial Synod of the GOC-K for America (and autonomous body, but, still within the Synod of the GOC-K), has been on an extended visit to Greece.  He has visited several church and monasteries and met with fellow Bishop of the Synod, as well as meeting with clergy, monastics, and laity. For additional pictures go here.