Bishop Maximos of Melitini presided over the Divine Liturgy for the Fifth Sunday of the Holy Lent, accompanied by Presbyter Fr. Jean Baptiste Garrigou, in the Church of the Annunciation in Lyon.
The Bishop also offered a Trisagion service for the rest of the soul of the late Bishop of Rentina, Serafeim (Kalogeropoulos), who reposed in the Lord five years ago (16/4/2016). The late Bishop was buried in the courtyard of the Church of Saint Paraskevi in Karditsa on this day.
The late Bishop of Rentina was a skilful preacher of the Metropolis of Stagoi and Meteora under the ministry of late Metropolitan Serafeim (Stefanou) and served as Assistant Bishop to the Metropolis of Thessaliotis and Fanariofersala.