Metropolis of Alexandroupolis, Traianoupolis and Samothrace

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The '''Metropolis of Alexandroupolis, Traianoupolis and Samothrace''' is under the jurisdiction of the [[Church of Greece]].
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The '''Metropolis of Alexandroupolis, Traianoupolis and Samothrace''' is under the jurisdiction of the [[Church of Greece]].  
  
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==History==
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The Metropolis of Alexandroupolis was originally under the Metropolis of Traianoupolis, later under the episcopacy of Ainou and the Metropolis of Maronias. In 1885, the city "Dedeagats" (Alexandroupolis today) split from the Metropolis of Maronias and combined with the Metropolis of Ainou.
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In November of 1922, a Synodical decision was made under the Ecumenical Patriarch Meletios Metaxakis, founding the Metropolis of Alexandroupolis with various constraints.
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Today the Metropolis has about 80 clerics, 61 parishes, 3 holy monuments, 2 holy monasteries, 3 philanthropic organisations and 20 graveyards with churches.
  
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==Metropolitan==
 
==Metropolitan==
 
The current [[metropolitan]] is His Eminence [[Anthimos (Koukouridis)]] or [[Anthimos (Roussos)]] - ambiguity.
 
The current [[metropolitan]] is His Eminence [[Anthimos (Koukouridis)]] or [[Anthimos (Roussos)]] - ambiguity.
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==List of Parishes==
 
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==Monasteries==
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'''Male monastery:'''
#Holy Monastery of Panagia of Evrou, Makris (Alexandroupolis, Greece)<ref>[http://www.imalex.gr/monimakris.el.aspx Holy Monastery of Panagia of Evrou (Alexandroupolis, Greece)] (Greek)</ref> - female convent
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# The Holy Monastery of St. John the Theologian, Aetohorio (Evrou, Greece)]  
# Holy Monastery of St. John the Theologian, Aetohorio (Evrou, Greece)]<ref>[http://www.imalex.gr/monimakris.el.aspx Holy Monastery of St. John the Theologian, Aetohorio (Evrou, Greece)] (Greek)</ref> - male
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'''Female convent:'''
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#The Holy Monastery of Panagia of Evrou, Makris (Alexandroupolis, Greece)
 
#St. Athanasios "Alonion Samothraces" – [[metochia]] of [[Iviron Monastery (Athos)|Iviron monastery]] at [[Mount Athos]]
 
#St. Athanasios "Alonion Samothraces" – [[metochia]] of [[Iviron Monastery (Athos)|Iviron monastery]] at [[Mount Athos]]
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==Source==
 
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*[http://www.ecclesia.gr/ Church of Greece Website] (Greek and English)
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* [http://www.ecclesia.gr/ Church of Greece Website] (Greek and English)
  
 
==External link==
 
==External link==
*The Metropolis of Alexandroupolis, Traianoupolis and Samothrace [http://www.imalex.gr/ Official Website] (Greek)
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* The Metropolis of Alexandroupolis, Traianoupolis and Samothrace [http://www.imalex.gr/ Official Website] (Greek)
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'''Monasteries'''
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* [http://www.imalex.gr/monimakris.el.aspx Holy Monastery of St. John the Theologian, Aetohorio (Evrou, Greece)] (Greek)
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* [http://www.imalex.gr/monimakris.el.aspx Holy Monastery of Panagia of Evrou (Alexandroupolis, Greece)] (Greek)
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Revision as of 22:43, March 26, 2008

The Metropolis of Alexandroupolis, Traianoupolis and Samothrace is under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece.

Contents

History

The Metropolis of Alexandroupolis was originally under the Metropolis of Traianoupolis, later under the episcopacy of Ainou and the Metropolis of Maronias. In 1885, the city "Dedeagats" (Alexandroupolis today) split from the Metropolis of Maronias and combined with the Metropolis of Ainou.

In November of 1922, a Synodical decision was made under the Ecumenical Patriarch Meletios Metaxakis, founding the Metropolis of Alexandroupolis with various constraints.

Today the Metropolis has about 80 clerics, 61 parishes, 3 holy monuments, 2 holy monasteries, 3 philanthropic organisations and 20 graveyards with churches.

Metropolitan

The current metropolitan is His Eminence Anthimos (Koukouridis) or Anthimos (Roussos) - ambiguity.

List of Parishes

  1. Alexandroupoli
    1. St Nicholas (Metropolitan)
    2. St Eleutherios
    3. St Kyriakis [www.inakalex.gr]
    4. The Transfiguration of Christ
    5. St Nektarios
    6. St Basil
    7. St Andrew
  2. Ferres
    1. Panagias Kosmosotiras
    2. St Nicholas
    3. St Alexandros
    4. Elevation of the Holy Cross (new Kosmosotiras)
  3. Ss. Anargyroi, Poros
  4. St. Demetrios, Dikella

Monasteries

Male monastery:

  1. The Holy Monastery of St. John the Theologian, Aetohorio (Evrou, Greece)]

Female convent:

  1. The Holy Monastery of Panagia of Evrou, Makris (Alexandroupolis, Greece)
  2. St. Athanasios "Alonion Samothraces" – metochia of Iviron monastery at Mount Athos

Source

External link

  • The Metropolis of Alexandroupolis, Traianoupolis and Samothrace Official Website (Greek)

Monasteries

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