ORDINATION OF PRESBYTER AT THE PATRIARCHATE
On the night of Tuesday, the 30th of November/13th of December, Hierodeacon Onuphrios, having served at Mount Sarantarion, was ordained to presbyter by the Elder Secretary-General, Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, who had as concelebrants Archimandrite Chrysostomos, the Hegumen at Abba Gerasimus Monastery, Hieromonk Thaddaeus, Hierodeacon Sophronios and deacons. The head cantor of the Church of the Resurrection, Archimandrite Aristovoulos, sang with Temple monks.
Before the ordination, the ordaining Primate addressed the ordained, and the ordained responded. Both speeches can be reached through the video link here below.
The ordained presbyter went on to host those honouring him with their presence at the Office of the Church of the Resurrection.
From the Secretariat-General