Thousands flock to venerate Bucharest Patron Saint Demetrius the New

Source: Basilica News Agency

October 30, 2018


Thousands of believers flocked to venerate Bucharest’s Patron Saint Demetrius the New at the patriarchal Divine Liturgy presided over by His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel last Saturday, October 27.

Concelebrants for the Divine Liturgy included several Romanian hierarchs, but also Metropolitan Naum of Ruse as representative of Bulgaria, St Demetrius’s homeland, and Bishop Qais of Erzurum on behalf of the Antioch Patriarchate.

In his homily, the Patriarch of Romania pointed to the life of St Demetrius the New and that of St Callinicus of Cernica, whose holy relics joined the festivities in Bucharest.

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