METROPOLITAN METHODIOS PRESIDES AT ECUMENICAL VESPER SERVICE
Photos by Nicholas Souflas
His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios presided at an ecumenical Lenten Vesper Service at the St. Spyridon Cathedral in Worcester on Sunday, March 15, 2009, before a group of Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic worshippers. The Most Reverend Robert J. McManus, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester offered the homily. Participating in the Service were the Dean of St. Spyridon Cathedral, Fr. Dean N. Paleologos, Fr. Nicholas Krommydas, Pastor of the St. Demetrios Church in Weston, Fr. Harry Providakis, the Priest at the Holy Trinity Church in Fitchburg, Fr. Luke Veronis, the Pastor of the Sts. Constantine and Helen Parish in Webster, Fr. Gregory Christakos, the Assistant Priest at the St. Spyridon Cathedral, and Fr. Anastasios Majdalani, the Priest at the St. Vasilios Parish in Newport, NH. Following the services, a reception was tendered in honor of Metropolitan Methodios and Bishop MacManus.
Last December 14, Metropolitan Methodios was invited to preach at the St. Paul Roman Catholic Cathedral in Worcester in observance of the jubilee year of the birth of St. Paul.