Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Metropolitan Savas to be Enthroned December 8th, 2011, in Pittsburgh

On Thursday, Dec. 8, 4 p.m., His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, will preside at the enthronement of Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh at Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 419 South Dithridge Street, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.

A reception in honor of Metropolitan Savas will follow the enthronement, hosted by the Metropolis of Pittsburgh and the Cathedral of St. Nicholas. The next morning, Friday Dec. 9 Metropolitan Savas will celebrate his first liturgy as Metropolitan of Pittsburgh, assisted by clergy of the Metropolis. Members of the Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, Orthodox Metropolitans and Bishops, Ecumenical Leaders, dignitaries and other invited guests are expected to be present at the Enthronement.

The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople elected on November 3, His Grace Bishop Savas of Troas as the Metropolitan of Pittsburgh to succeed Metropolitan Maximos, who retired on September 1, 2011.

The entire Enthronement ceremony will be broadcast Live on the Internet Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 beginning at 3:30 p.m. (EST) and a link will be available on the home page of the Archdiocese: www.goarch.org

For a Biographical Note of Metropolitan Savas visit: http://www.goarch.org

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