His Grace Bishop Auxentios of Etna and Portland

After the retirements of His Eminence, Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Etna, and His Grace, Bishop Sergios of Portland, from pastoral responsibilities, both for health reasons, the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of Greece, on the morning of Thursday January 9/22, 2015, after the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy celebrated in the chapel of the “Unfading Rose” in Piraeus by His Grace, Bishop Auxentios of Photike, convened an extraordinary meeting under the Presidency of His Beatitude, Archbishop Kallinikos of Athens and All Greece and proceeded unanimously to elect Bishop Auxentios, previously of Photike to the position of Bishop of the newly founded Diocese of Etna and Portland according to the Bylaws for the Election of Hierarchs.

We wish His Grace, Bishop Auxentios of Etna and Portland spiritual advancement in his new pastoral duties, with spiritual and physical health in his benefactions for the spiritual cultivation of the receptive land of America.

His Grace, Bishop Auxentios will be enthroned on the Sunday of the Myrrhbearers, April 13/26, 2015 by His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius of America.

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