Tonsure of New Monk at Pantanassa Monastery by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios

By May 30, 2022News

With much spiritual joy we would like to share with you some blessed news for our monastery.

On Friday 27 May 2022 at an all-night vigil, officiated by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios, in the new Catholicon (main church) of our monastery, His Eminence tonsured our novice monk Brother Kosmas a rasophor monk with the new name Fr Maximos in honour of St Maximos the Confessor.

You can see a video of the tonsure and the spiritual counsels of His Eminence to Fr Maximos here:

At the same vigil the Abbot of the Monastery, Elder Eusebios, was elevated to an Archimandrite of the Ecumenical Throne. You can see the service and His Eminence Address along with the response of Elder Eusebios in a video here:

We also provide some photos from the service below.

We ask you to keep Fr Maximos and our monastery in your prayers.

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