Trisagion was performed today at noon in the Cathedral of Saint Stephen in Paris by the Bishop Eirinaios of Rigion in favor of the Blessed Fr. Nikolaos Xenos, Protopresbyter of the Ecumenical Throne and General Archieratic Commissioner of the Metropolis of France.
The Bishop Maximos of Melitene, priests of the Holy Metropolis of France and priests of the Moscow Patriarchate were present in prayer.
The body of the blessed priest will be transported to Zakynthos, his place of origin, where the Service and burial will take place.
Immediately after the Trisagion a message was read by the Metropolitan Emmanuel of France and the President of the Hellenic Community of Paris and Surroundings, Seta Theodoridou, addressed a funeral speech.