Metropolitan Methodios Celebrates Feast of St. Spyridon in Newport, RI
On Sunday, December 12, the Feast of St. Spyridon, His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios presided at the Divine Liturgy at the St. Spyridon Church in Newport, RI, with the Pastor of the Community, Fr. George Economou, and the Chancellor of the Metropolis, Fr. Ted Barbas. Twelve children were tonsured by His Eminence during this visit. They were: Christopher Canale, Ernie Violet, Gregory Violet, Konstantine McKeon, William McKeon, Theodore Panoutsopoulos, Panayiotis Panoutsopoulos, Nikos Spentzos, Christos Soares, Andrew Amanat, Asimakis Mellekas, Ronnie George Purcell. His Eminence presided at the Vespers of St. Spyridon on December 11 at the St. Spyridon Cathedral in Worcester.