Metropolis of Aitolia and Akarnania

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Revision as of 23:01, March 26, 2008

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The Metropolis of Aitolia and Acarnania ((Gr: Αιτωλοακαρνανία, also Aitoloakarnania) is under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece. It is located in the western part of Greece; the prefecture is a combination of the regions of Aetolia and Acarnania.

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Metropolitan

His Eminence Metropolitan Kosmas (Papachristos) of Aitolia and Akarnania was born in 1945 in Skoutesiada of Agrinio.


Monasteries

Male monasteries:

  1. The Holy Monastery of St. Eleousa ([[w:Messolonghi|Messolonghi, Aetolia)
  2. The Holy Monastery of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary (Myerta, Aetolia))
  3. The Holy Monastery of the Birth of the Theotokos in Retha
  4. The Holy Monastery of St. George (Astakos, Aetolia)
  5. The Holy Monastery of the Birth of the Theotokos, in Romvos

Female convents:

  1. The Holy Monastery of the Birth of the Theotokos in Katerinous
  2. The Holy Monastery of the Birth of Theotokos in Ligovitsi
  3. The Holy Monastery of St. Symeon (Messolongi, Aetolia)
  4. The Holy Monastery of the Pantokrator "Almighty" (Angelokastro, Aetolia)
  5. The Holy Monastery of St. Kosmas the Aitolian - Building under construction 2007-2008.

Institutions

  • Drosinio Orphanage
  • Sevilion Home for the Aged

Communications

Newspapers

  • Kosmas o Etolos (St. Kosmas from Etolia) monthly periodical

Local Saints

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