The despotic feast of the Epiphany was celebrated in an atmosphere of deep reverence and emotion at the Orthodox Church of Paul the Apostle in Chambésy.
Metropolitan Maximos of Switzerland presided over the Divine Liturgy, which was performed in full compliance with the precautionary measures imposed by the authorities of the Canton of Geneva.
It should be noted that in the Canton of Geneva, in each holy service, the maximum number of participants is fifty.
According to the liturgical tradition of the Orthodox Church and the Typikon, the Great Sanctification rite was performed after the service of the Orthros, immediately after the Doxology.
After the Dismissal, the Metropolitan of Switzerland addressed a short greeting to the congregation and talked about the meaning of the Epiphany, as well as the way in which the early Christian Church celebrated Christmas and the Epiphany at the same time on January 6.
In the afternoon of the same day, the Metropolitan of Switzerland presided over the funeral service of late Aristotle Muratidis, an old, beloved and respected member of the Parish of Geneva.