In the presence of a multitude of believers, the memory of the Holy Unmercenaries, Kosmas and Damianos, was celebrated in the homonymous church in Nea Ionia.
On Monday morning July 1, 2019, Metropolitan Gabriel of Nea Ionia and Philadelphia, in the presence of the Holy Clergy, welcomed at the porch of the Metropolitan Church the relic of Saint Lavrentios of Salamis, which was brought by Metropolitan Konstantinos of Megara and Salamis, accompanied by the Protosyncellus, Archimandrite Prokopios Georgiou.
Subsequently, Metropolitan Konstantinos officiated at the Matins and then presided at the festal Archieratic Divine Liturgy.
Metropolitan Gabriel welcomed Metropolitan Konstantinos of Megara at the Metropolis of Nea Ionia, expressing both his respect for him and his gratitude for accepting the invitation to bring the Holy Relic of Saint Lavrentios and to preside over the festal Divine Liturgy.
Metropolitan Konstantinos of Megara and Salamis referred to the life of the Holy Unmercenaries and the history of the Holy Relic of Saint Lavrentios.