IMVROS. The enthronement of the new Metropolitan Kyrillos of Imvros and Tenedos, will take place, on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at 12 noon, at the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Cathedral, in Panagia Imvros, officiating by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.
The same evening Metropolitan Kirillos will officiate at the Great Vespers at Saint George nave in the village of Haghioi Theodoroi which is the birthplace of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.
On Sunday, July 19, Metropolitan of Imvros and Tenedos will preside over the Divine Liturgy, at the church in Panagia, in the presence of the Ecumenical Patriarch.
The following weekend, July 25-26, the Metropolitan will accompany the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in his visit to the island of Tenedos to celebrate the Feast Day of St. Paraskevi.
It is reminded here that Metropolitan Kirillos of Imvros and Tenedos was unanimously elected by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Throne, at the suggestion of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, on March 9 and from March 17, he arrived in Imvros and assumed his archpastoral duties.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic crisis, his official enthronement ceremony was postponed for a more appropriate future day as it was more important to implement all the precautionary measures indicated by the health authorities at that time.