St. Photios Feast Day Services and Events

Great Vespers Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 6:00 PM Followed by the Artoclasia (Blessing of the Five Loaves) in the St. Photios Chapel Feast of St. Photios the Great Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Matins and Hierarchal Divine Liturgy Thursday, February 6, 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Celebrant Hierarchal Proistamenos St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine Followed by a Light Luncheon Reception Opening of the Costas Balafas: Photographic Hierarchy on Mount Athos, 1969-2001 Exhibit from the Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece Friday, February 7, 2020 at 6:00 PM Followed by a Wine and Cheese Receeption in the St. Photios Shrine Museum Hierarchal Great Vespers Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 5:30 PM Founders Memorial in the St. Photios Chapel 38th Annual Pilgrimage Banquet Keynote Address: His Eminence, Archbishop Elpidophoros of America Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 1:00 PM Casa Monica Hotel Grand Ballroom with an AMAZING WINE AUCTION (Call the Shrine (904) 829-8205 for details, advanced ticket purchase required) With garlands of chant let us crown the Church’s far-shining star, The God-inspired guide of the Orthodox, The divinely sounded harp of the Spirit And Steadfast adversary of heresy. Let us cry to him: Rejoice, O most venerable Photios. Kontakion of St. Photios the Great Tone 8

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