Sunday After Theophany at St Nicholas Cathedral, Attica, Greece 2017

His Eminence, our Chief Shepherd Metropolitan Demetrius of America and His Eminence Metropolitan Moses of Toronto, served the Divine Liturgy at the cathedral of St. Nicholas in Archanon, Attika Greece for the Sunday after Theophany. Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Attika and Beotia was present but did not preside.

The Divine Liturgy was concluded with the blessing and cutting of the St. Basil cake for the parish Sunday school.

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