On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, the feast of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary according to the Julian calendar, was celebrated by Metropolitan Job of Pisidia at the Church of Panagia Pisidiotissa in the city of Alanya.
Metropolitan Job was accompanied by Bishop Ambrosios of Evdokia and clergy from the parishes of Alanya, Sidi, and Antalya and with the participation of many faithful from the three parishes.
This is the first visit of the new Metropolitan of Pisidia to Alanya, since his enthronement last Saturday, September 17.
During the Divine Liturgy, Metropolitan Job ordained Deacon Sotirios Mourenia to presbyter, in order to serve as a second priest in the growing needs of the parish of Alanya.
The new priest from Grodno, Belarus, studied at the St Petersburg Theological Academy and at St Cyril and Methodius Higher Theological School in Minsk.