His Eminence Petru, Metropolitan of Bessarabia and Exarch of the Territories, visited Monday the Three Hierarchs Parish in Chişinău, the official site of the Diocese reports.
His Eminence celebrated the Divine Liturgy, in which faithful and clergy from Romania participated. At the end of the Divine Liturgy, Fr. Dumitru Merticariu delivered a homily in which he referred to the importance of the Three Holy Hierarchs for the life of our Church. He also noted the role played by the Three Holy Hierarchs in the communities spiritually protected by them.
A Te Deum service was officiated next as thanksgiving for the bounties that have been poured out upon the members of the parish. Metropolitan Petru then blessed with holy water the crosses that will be placed on the towers of the church under construction.
All those present received the archpastoral blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Petru of Bessarabia.