METROPOLITAN METHODIOS BEGINS GREAT LENT WITH PHILOXENIA HOUSE RESIDENTS
His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios spend a good part of Kathara Deftera at the Philoxenia House, speaking with the residents who are so far away from home. Very pleased with his presence among them, they welcomed him with gratitude and enjoyed a traditional Lenten meal of grilled calamari, octopus, shrimp, beans, chick peas, vegetables, halva, bread and fruits. Everyone guest took part in the preparation of the meal.
Those who felt blessed with the Metropolitan’s presence among them included: Eight-year-old Andreas, with mom and dad from Cyprus; six-month old Aris, with mom and aunt from Athens; 20-year-old Panagioti and mom from Thessaloniki; Thanasi from Athens, accompanied by his daughter; Despina from Athens, accompanied by her husband.