This past Tuesday evening, July 22, His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas delivered the homily at an ecumenical vigil service dedicated to St. Anna, mother of the Theotokos. In 2011 the Vatican declared St. Anna (Anne) to be the patroness of the city of Detroit, and His Excellency, Archbishop Vigneron consistently invites our Metropolitan to join him at the vigil service held in her honor, often asking him to deliver the homily. Metropolitan Nicholas gave a beautiful message, "Blessed Eyes, and Blessed Ears."
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Archbishop Demetrios Visits National Braille Press and Receives First Copies of Books For Orthodox, Ever Published in Braille
BOSTON – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios visited the National Braille Press on September 14, 2017. During the visit he received the first copies of Speaking to God, My Orthodox Prayerbook, and the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom printed in Braille by the National Braille Press for the Department of Religious Education of the Archdiocese of America. It is believed that these are the first books ever published in Braille for Orthodox Christians.