Before his return to New York, Archbishop Elpidophoros visited Metropolitan Alexios at his residence in Atlanta to wish him a speedy recovery from his recent health troubles.
The Archbishop expressed to the esteemed Hierarch the blessing and best wishes of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, as well as of the Eparchial Synod and the Hierarchs, the clergy, and the people of the Archdiocese, for a fast and full recovery.
After the visit, the Archbishop stated, “I was pleased to visit my beloved brother in Christ, especially when I saw him standing strong and optimistic as we all know him.
His attending physicians are optimistic about the progress of his health and believe that after a necessary period of treatment and rest, the blessed Metropolitan of Atlanta will be back to his usual self. Glory be to God in all things.”