Memorial cross pays tribute to late bishop Gurie Georgiu in his hometown

A memorial cross was erected as a tribute to Bishop Gurie Georgiu of blessed memory in the churchyard of his native village of Huta in Cluj County.

The monument was blessed on July 30 by five hierarchs of the Romanian Orthodox Church, including Metropolitan Andrei of Cluj, Maramureș and Sălaj, Bishops Nicodim of Severin and Strehaia, Andrei of Covasna and Harghita, Nestor of Deva and Hunedoara and Assistant Bishop Emilian of Crișana of the Archdiocese of Arad.

The hierarchs celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the outdoor altar of the church, followed by a memorial service for Bishop Gurie and his family.

The commemorative event took place in the context of the “Celebration of the Sons of the Village”, initiated in Huta by Bishop Gurie of blessed memory, the Metropolis of Cluj reports.

October 21, 2022, will mark one year since the repose of Bishop Gurie Georgiu.

Photography courtesy of Denis Sălăjan

Follow us on Twitter: @BasilicaNews

Facebook comments

Latest News