Tuesday, August 11, 2015

newly glorified New Martyr Joseph


(human-English version):

"Holy New Martyr, St. Joseph Desfinskogo, Pray To God For us!"

Found on: Internet Sobor

"We are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses!"

"The righteous are in everlasting remembrance, their memory is from age to age!"
"The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the Church!

GOC- Greece: The canonization of the Holy New Martyr Saint Joseph Desfinskogo in Athens. PHOTOS

Author: Vera nun incl. August 9, 2015. Published in the CPI Greece (Views: 10)
 In the Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Daphne (Athens, Greece GOC-Kallinikos Synod) for two days, from  3 to 4 August (n. c.) 2015  was held the celebrations of the church in the face of the glorification of the New Martyr, St. Joseph Desfinskogo. St. Joseph was the true Orthodox priest, who was killed by the Greek Communists in 1944.  
The Festive Vesper service  was served by Bishop Photios of Marathon. The Divine Liturgy was led by His Beatitude Archbishop Kallinikos of Athens. He was joined by four bishops and two deacons. Also at the celebration there were  attending  clergy from the neighboring temples, monks and nuns and ordinary believers. Singing was the chorus of the temple of the Holy Apostles.
All the faithful were able to venerate the fragrant  relics of  the saint, of the Holy New Martyr Joseph, which were brought on the occasion of the feast, from  the Holy Skete of Keratea.

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