On Friday, June 11, 2021, on the occasion of the name day of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, and with the blessing and effort of Metropolitan Ioakeim of Bursa, Orthodox Christians from Bursa came to cordially congratulate the Ecumenical Patriarch on his name day.
They attended the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral and at the end of the service they have offered flowers to the Ecumenical Patriarch.
Afterwards, they visited the Georgian Community of Constantinople at the St George’s Church in Edirnekapi. Archimandrite Ilia conducted the Paraklisis in front of the icon of Theotokos named ‘Kolkheti’ and hosted a dinner.
Source: Facebook/Ilia Jinjolava