Patriarch Daniel of Romania has offered a particle of the relics of Saint Callinicus of Cernica to the Romanian Orthodox Parish in Ingolstadt, Germany.
His Grace Sofian of Braşov, Assistant Bishop to the Romanian Archdiocese of Germany, Austria and Luxembourg, paid a pastoral visit Feb. 19 to St Callinicus Romanian Parish in Ingolstadt, where he celebrated the Divine Liturgy.
The holy relics of St Callinicus were brought to Ingolstadt for the spiritual benefit of the believers in the parish.
In his homily, Bishop Sofian wished that the presence of the holy relics of the parish’s protector saint would bring spiritual encouragement in the life of the faithful.
The rector, Fr. Iulian Mihai, addressed thanks on behalf of the parish for the particle of the holy relics and for the visit paid by His Grace Bishop Sofian of Braşov.