Metropolis of Gortyna and Megalopolis

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The Metropolis of Gortyna and Megalopolis (Gr:Γορτυνία and Μεγαλοπολη) is under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece.

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Districts

  • Dimitsana (Gr. Δημητσάνα) there are a total of 32 parishes in this district.
  • Vytina (Gr. Βυτίνα) There are a total of 8 parishes in this district.
  • Valtetsi (Gr. Βαλτέτσι) There are a total of 7 parishes in this district.
  • Kontovazaina (Gr. Κοντοβάζαινα) There are a total of 8 parishes in this district.
  • Stavrodromio There are a total of 19 parishes in this district.
  • Velimachiou There are a total of 7 parishes in this district.
  • Megalopolis (Gr. Μεγαλοπολη) There are a total of parishes in this district.

Monasteries

There are four Male monasteries:

  1. The Holy Monastery of St. John the Forerunner, Steminitsa, Gortynias
  2. The Holy Monastery of the Birth of the Theotokos, Dimitsana
  3. The Holy Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Karion, Megaloupolis
  4. The Holy Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Valtesinikou

There are five female monasteries:

  1. The Holy Monastery of Kernitsis
  2. The Holy Monastery Ampelakiou
  3. The Holy Monastery of Panagia the Megalomata (Mpoura), Falaisia
  4. The Holy Monastery of Falaisias
  5. The Holy Monastery of Kleibokas, Gortynias
  6. The Holy Monastery of Makrysiou, Megaloupolis

There are five abandoned monasteries:

  1. The Holy Monastery of St. Nicholas, Valtesiniko
  2. The Holy Monastery of the Life-Giving Spring, Semnitstis
  3. The Holy Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Megalopoleos
  4. The Holy Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos
  5. The Holy Monastery of St. George

Local Saints

  • New Hieromartyr Gregory V of Dimitsana (Gr. Δημητσάνης), Patriarch of Constantinople (April 10)
  • St. Leontios of Stemnitsis (Gr. Στεμνίτσης) (3rd day of Pentecost)
  • New-Martyr Euthymis of Dimitsanis and of Mount Athos (May 1)
  • St. Athanasius the New, Wonder-worker and Archbishop of Christianopolis (Gr. Χριστιανουπόλεως) (May 17)
  • Martyr Theodora of Vasta, Arkadias (Gr. η εν Βάστα Αρκαδίας) (September 11)
  • St. Gerasimus of Leontarious, Megalopolis (Gr. εκ Λεονταρίου Μεγαλοπόλεως), Abbot of Mysia (September 15)
  • New-Martyr John (Stamatelopoulos) of Tourkoleka (Gr. Σταματελόπουλος εκ Τουρκολέκα) (October 16)
  • St. Dionysios of Dimitsanis the Wise (Gr. ο Σοφός εκ Δημητσάνης) (November 23)
  • St. Theokletus of Dimitsanis, the Wonder-worker and Archbishop of Lacedemonia (December 1)

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