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  • Archbishop Ieronymos from Volos: "Our Church always wins, as it will do now!". The 1st Synaxis of Thessaly in Volos is of historical importance

    Monday, 23 May, 2016
    The first hieratic synaxis of Thessaly took place today at the Conference Center of Thessaly and its central theme was: " The Orthodox Clergyman: A pastor and a minister in the modern world ". The synaxis was held in the presence of His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and all Greece , and the Metropolitans of Stagoi and Meteora Serafim, of Larissa Ignatius, of Elassona Charitonas, of Thessaliotis and Fanariofarsala Timotheos, of Trikki and Stagon Chrysostomos, of Demetrias Ignatius, of Velestino Damaskinos , and about 400 Clergy...

    Sunday, 22 May, 2016
                 Of His Eminence Metropolitan Ignatius of Demetrias and Almyros 22/5/2016 A great and historical ecclesiastical event is going to take place this year in our country. It is the Holy and Great Synod of the Orthodox Church, which is underway in Crete from 18 th to 27 th of June 2016. The Synod will officially start with the pan-Orthodox Divine Liturgy, serviced in the Metropolitan Church of St Minas in Heraklion, on Sunday of the Pentecost, June 19,...
  • His Beatitude Ieronymos II, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece in the Diocese of Demetrias.

    Thursday, 19 May, 2016
      It is a great honor and blessing for our Local Church to have His Beatitude Ieronymos II, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece in our region, for two days 22-23/5, after accepting the invitation from His Eminence Metropolitan Ignatius of Demetrias.  His Beatitude will bless and participate in two major events: A.  On Sunday 22/5, in the Church of Sts Constantine and Helen in Velestino.   His Beatitude Ieronymos is to arrive at 7.00 p.m. and will be officially welcomed by His Eminence Metropolitan Mr Ignatius...

    Thursday, 19 May, 2016
      After a proposal of the Board of Directors of the Social Help Center of the Holy Diocese "DIAKONIA", the Board of Directors of the Prison Ministry Association of Volos "ESTAVROMENOS" , has decided to give the opportunity to our poor fellow citizens wishing to get a fair amount of the items provided by "DIAKONIA", (clothes, shoes, toys, e.t.c.) to come on Thursday May 26, 2016 from 10.00 a.m.to 13.00 p.m.-at the exhibition hall of the center (Georgiou Kartali 9 - in the chapel of St Ephraim) - to get the primary necessities just by...
  • The removal of St Nicholas Relics-Celebration in the Central Port Authority in Volos

    Wednesday, 18 May, 2016
    Our Church honors the Removal of the Holy Relics of St Nicholas on Friday 20/5. His Eminence Metropolitan Ignatius of Demetrias will service a liturgy in the Metropolitan Church of St Nicholas in Almyros , at 6.30 p.m. and he will preach God's Word. On the day of the Feast there will be a grand Divine Service. Also, a grand Divine service will be performed at the Metropolitan Church of St Nicholas in Volos .   The removal of the relics of St Nicholas is specially honored in the Central Port Authority in Volos , where a small...

    Monday, 16 May, 2016
    A humanitarian mission was accomplished at the reception center for refugees "Mozas AE" in Volos, today 16.5.2016, by the president of the Prison Ministry Association of Volos' "Estavromenos", the Headpriest Fr Theodoros Batakas , as a spokesman for His Eminence Metropolitan of Demetrias and Almyros Mr Ignatius , in order to express the real interest of the Local Church in refugees and immigrants who have found a shelter in our area. During the visit, "Estavromenos" provided a sufficient amount of baby and children's clothing, baby food, juices...
  • A wonderful festival of the Youth of Demetrias

    Monday, 16 May, 2016
    The closing ceremony of the Sunday Schools of the Holy Diocese of Demetrias was successfully held (15/5) in the Open Municipal Theatre of Nea Ionia, for this missionary year. In the presence of His Eminence Mr Ignatius of Demetrias, a lot of Clergymen and hosts of parents and children, the youth of our Local Church, presented a wonderful program, starting with the Youth Byzantine Choir of the School of Byzantine Music of the Holy Diocese. Efstathios Grammenos, who is a chanter in the Metropolitan Church of Saint Nicholas in Volos, was the choir...
  • Presentation of a publication for the 'Greek Righteous among the Nations'

    Monday, 16 May, 2016
      The new foreign Ministry Publication titled 'The Greek Righteous among the Nations', will be presented in the Spiritual Center of the Holy Diocese (K.Kartali-Anth.Gazi) on Wednesday 18/5, at 7p.m. The whole event, co-organized by the Holy Diocese of Demetrias and the Jewish Communities of Volos and Larissa, is dedicated to the memory of the Greeks who rescued our Jewish fellow citizens during the Nazi Occupation. The event is to be welcomed by the Presidents of the two communities Messrs Marcel Solomon and Moris Magrizos and it will be...
  • A New Presbyter in the Diocese of Demetrias

    Sunday, 15 May, 2016
      Fr Stefanos Kolyndrinis , who is married and a father of two children, and was a Deacon of the Holy Ascension of Christ in Volos till now , was promoted today to the second rank of Clergy and was ordained a Presbyter of our Local Church by His Eminence Ignatius of Demetrias . The Ordination was serviced in the Church where he was a deacon, in the presence of many Clergymen and lots of God's people. In his speech His Eminence Ignatius referred to the several difficulties that Fr Stylianos had to overcome, in order to satisfy his holy...
  • The miraculus icon of Panaghia Gorgoypikoos from Smirni visits our Metropolis

    Friday, 13 May, 2016
    The Holy and miraculus icon of Panaghia Gorgoypikoos, from Smirni of Asia, kept in the Metropolis of Nea Ionia and Filadelfia, shall visit our Metropolis on Monday 16/5, at 6.30pm. It will be kept in the church of Christ's Ascention, Volos, until 21/5. All this time the church shall remain open for the people to come from 7am-1pm and 5-10pm.
  • A celebration of the Youth of Demetrias (video)

    Friday, 13 May, 2016
      Another Sunday school year is over and the Sunday school groups of the parishes of the Holy Diocese of Demetrias are completing their meetings with a big celebration, full of  theatrical performances, presentations of their  actions, musical and dance groups. The children and the young of the parishes of our city will present the closing event on Sunday 15/5, at 8.00 p.m, at the Open Municipal Theatre of Nea Ionia. The admission is free for everyone. Our Camps in Agios Lavrentios Our children will meet again, in...
  • The Metropolitan of Demetrias' pilgrimage to Auschwitz -he was honored in Volos for his anti-racist action.

    Wednesday, 11 May, 2016
    An event took place in Volos (9/5) in the packed with people amphitheatre 'Yiannis Kordatos' of the University of Thessaly,  titled 'MUSICAL ROUTES TO THE MEDITERRANEAN OF GOD AND PEOPLE- about co-existence, tolerance, peace and love, in hard times'. During this event His Eminence Metropolitan Ignatius of Demetrias was honored by the Central Israeli Council of Greece as a recognition for his work in favor of inter-religious dialogue and struggle against racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism. The event was welcomed by the following people:...
  • 'ESTAVROMENOS' at the detention centers of the GREEK POLICE FORCE

    Monday, 9 May, 2016
      The Prison Ministry Association of Volos 'ESTAVROMENOS', cares for the detainees kept for a short or a longer period of time at the various detention centers of the Police Stations, the Courthouse, the Central Port Authority of Volos e.t.c. The detainee's stay in these areas is neither pleasant nor decent. Usually, most of them have no relatives near the detention center and therefore they remain on the same clothes they were wearing at the time of their arrest for many days. Others are arrested and remain in custody until the legal...
  • New nun to the Holy Monastery of Saint Taxiarchs

    Monday, 9 May, 2016
    A new nun was added to the Holy Monastery of Saint Taxiarchs, on Saint Georgios village of mountain Pelion. The nun, having an accountant diploma, from TEI of Larisa city, was entered to the nun sorority by the Metropolitan of Demetrias Ignatios on Thomas Sunday 8/5/2016.

    Saturday, 7 May, 2016
    On Wednesday 4 th May 2016, one more modest ceremony of 'ESTAVROMENOS' in Kassaveteia prisons took place in order to support our imprisoned brothers. A representative group of the Association's fellow workers visited the prison in order to provide all the prisoners with Easter packages as a sign of love and interest of our Local Church. All the detainees were gathered on the forecourt of the prison annexes and had the opportunity to talk to Theodoros Mpatakas, the Director of 'ESTAVROMENOS', who was in charge of the group of the 13 volunteers-fellow...
  • Praying for the National Exams Candidates

    Thursday, 5 May, 2016
    Once again, this year, the time for the students who want to participate to the exams in order to enter to the University of their dreams came. Our local church always prays for our children and therefore programs some Holy Liturgies and prayings for all Christians to gather and pray: Cathedral Saint Nikolaos, Volos, 8/5, 10.30pm, night Liturgy Metamorphosis of the Savior, Volos, 16/5, 6.30pm, praying to Theotokos Saint Trifonas, Volos, 16, 18, 20, 23,25, 27, 30 and 1/6, praying to Theotokos from 8-9am Saints Anargiroi, N.Ionia, 10/5,...

    Saturday, 30 April, 2016
        My dear fathers and brothers, children in Christ, ''Your Resurrection , O Christ, our Savior, the Angels in heaven praise with hymns''.   All of us in a few minutes, we will chant the most triumphant hymn ever heard by the humanity, the victorious hymn of the glorious Christ's Resurrection. Who can comprehend and appreciate the importance of such an event? Who can say a word of gratitude worthy of the eternal divine condescension? How are we going to transcend Resurrection as a historical event and experience...
  • Holy Friday in Holy Diocese of Demetrias

    Friday, 29 April, 2016
    In the overcrowded churches of our Metropolis of Demetrias took place the holy ceremonies of the holy Friday. The epitaph procession of the Saint Nikolaos, Saint Konstantinos, Savior's Metamorphosis and Christ's Ascention met in Volo's coast. At the early of Holy Friday's afternoon the Metropolitan of Demetrias Ignatios attended to the Panaghia Xenia Holy Monastery's ceremonies, on the hill of Panaghia Xenia.
  • The Holy Light arrives to the Holy Diocese of Demetrias

    Friday, 29 April, 2016
    The Holy Light is expected to arrive from the Holy Lands to our Diocese on the Holy Saturday evening. It is supposed to travel by air from Jerusalem to Athens and then by car to Volos, in the Saint Nektarios chapel, where it will be given to representatives of the most local churches, in order to be on time for the midnight resurrection ceremony & Liturgy.
  • Holy Week in Holy Metropolis of Demetrias

    Thursday, 28 April, 2016
    The Holy Week ceremonies took place in the Metropolis of Demetrias according to the sacred canons. The Metropolitan Ignatios mostly attented to the Cathedral of the Diocese Saint Nikolaos.
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