November 5, 2012
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at Baloukli Home for the Elderly
On the 1st of November, His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew presided over the Divine Liturgy celebrated at the Church of Saints Cosmas & Damian the Holy Unmercenaries at the Baloukli Home for the Elderly, commemorating the Saints’ feast day. Attending the service was the Metropolitan of Symi Chrysostom, the Consul General of Greece in Istanbul, the Hon. Nicholas Mathioudakis, together with many faithful of Constantinople and abroad. At the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy, the Patriarch paternally spoke to the flock attending the service and visited the residence and staff of this significant health care facility.