On Friday evening, October 25, 2019, Bishop Timotei of Prahova officiated the All-night Vigil in honour of Saint Demetrius the Myrrh-gusher of Thessaloniki, at the outdoor altar of the Patriarchal Cathedral.
Members of the Potirul Byzantine Music Choir of Radu Vodă Monastery gave the liturgical answers.
In his sermon, Timotei of Prahova referred to the love of the martyrs for Christ, who sacrificed their lives for God.
The holy, glorious and Great-martyr Demetrius is one of the most popular saints in the Orthodox world.
His feast day is celebrated on October 26.