The clergy and people of Munich welcomed Bishop Ambrose of Argyroupolis, the new Assistant Bishop of the Metropolis of Germany, during his first pastoral visit to Bavaria, as reported by fosfanariou.gr.
The Bishop presided over the Vespers service on the forefeast of the historic Church of the Transfiguration of the Savior in Munich (Salvatorkirche).
On the day of the feast, August 6, 2021, he presided over the Divine Liturgy by ordaining a reader, accompanied by Archimandrite Peter Klitsch, Hierarchical Vicar of Bavaria and Head of the Church of the Transfiguration of the Savior, George Siomos, Head of the Church of All Saints in Munich, Antonios Vichos, Head of the Church of Saint Stefanos in Dachau, Presbyter Alexandros Katerinopoulos and Deacon Nikolaos Tzortzi.
On Sunday, August 8, 2021, he presided over the Divine Liturgy in the Church of All Saints in Munich and Archimandrite George Siomos handed over the keys of his new office.
A priests’ meeting followed with the clergy of Munich. On Sunday afternoon, he visited the professor and Archon Ypomimniskon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Dr. Theodoros Nikolaou.
Finally, on Monday, August 9, 2021, he went to the Roman Catholic Niederaltaich Abbey as a representative of Metropolitan Augustine of Germany to attend the ceremony of awarding the 2021 Abt-Emmanuel-Heufelder Prize to Dr. Serafim Joantă, Metropolitan of Germany of the Patriarchate of Romania.