Greek Festivals throughout the Metropolis of Boston in September
Several parishes of the Metropolis of Boston hosted their Festivals in the month of September, welcoming people from their greater communities to share in fellowship, hospitality, cuisine and music.
Below are photographs and highlights of some of the festivals.
Annunciation Church, Brockton, MA
His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios with Fr. Romanos Karanos, parish priest, and members of the Annunciation parish of Brockton.
St. John the Baptist, Boston, MA
His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios welcomed Cardinal Sean O'Malley and three of his clergy to the festival.
St. George Cathedral, Manchester, NH
Sunday, September 18th was the installation of Fr. Demetrios Costarakis as the new parish priest.
His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios with his old friend, John Sununu, former governor of New Hampshire
His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios with the Consul General of Greece Symeon Tegos with his wife Maria and daughter Erietta
St. Spyridon Cathedral, Worchester, MA
His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios joined Father Christopher Stamas, the Proistamenos and Father Dean Paleologos, the Pastor Emeritus, in offering thanks and greetings before city and state officials.
Opening ceremonies included representatives from the Worcester City Council, the State House, the Sheriff's Office, the Police Department, and Parish Leaders.
His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios with Leah Allen, a Lt. Governor candidate and former state representative.
St. George Cathedral, Springfield, MA
His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios with Parish Council President, Kate Walker; Presbytera Maria Koulianos; Fr. Dionysios Koulianos; Glendi Chairperson, Xenophon Beake; and Consul General of Greece Symeon Tegos.