Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens presided over the funeral service of former Metropolitan Chysostomos of Peristeri at the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Annunciation of Theotokos in Peristeri.
The residents attended the funeral service to say goodbye to their former shepherd. His body had been lying in state at the Church since last night.
In the morning, Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Messinia presided over the hierarchical Divine Liturgy. At the end of the funeral service, Metropolitan Eirinaios of Crete, who represented the Ecumenical Patriarch, Archimandrite Serapion Michalakis, who represented the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, Metropolitan Klimis of Peristeri and the mayor of Peristeri, Andreas Pachatouridis, gave a short speech about the late Metropolitan. Then, the cortège made its way to the cemetery.