Metropolis of Kythira

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The Holy '''Metropolis of Kythira and Antikythera''' (Gr:Κύθηρα, ''Cythera, Kythera'') is under the jurisdiction of the [[Church of Greece]].
The '''Metropolis of Kythira''' (Gr:Κύθηρα) is under the jurisdiction of the [[Church of Greece]].
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== Metropolitan ==
 
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Μητροπολίτης Κυθήρων κ. Σεραφείμ (Στεργιούλης) γεννήθηκε το 1950 στα Βραγκιανά Καρδίτσας. Σπούδασε Θεολογία στο ΑΠΘ και έλαβε υποτροφία για μεταπτυχιακές σπουδές στο τμήμα Συστηματικής Θεολογίας. Το 1971 χειροτονήθηκε Διάκονος και το 1981 Πρεσβύτερος-Αρχιμανδρίτης. Υπηρέτησε ως Ιεροκήρυξ στην Ι. Μ Σπετσών και Αιγίνης. Το 1981 μετέβη στο Αγ. Όρος για την σύναξη υλικού από 110 Αγίους πατέρες της Εκκλησίας, κυρίως των νηπτικών. Έχει εκδώσει τρίτομο φιλοκαλικό Ανθολόγιο. Από το 1991 μέχρι σήμερα είναι υπεύθυνος σύνταξης και εκδόσεως των εγκολπίων ημερολογίων της Ι. Μ. Ύδρας. Μητροπολίτης εξελέγει στις 2 Ιουλίου 2005.
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Δημοσιογραφικό όργανο: «Παναγία Μυρτυδιώτισσα» τριμηνιαίο.
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== Diocese ==
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== Panagia Myrtidiotissa ==
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:''For more information, see main article: [[Panagia Myrtidiotissa]]''
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The Holy icon of [[Panagia Myrtidiotissa]] (''The Virgin of the Myrtle Tree'') was found by a sheperd in c. 1160. A monastery has been founded in that exact location and the icon and monastery celebrate [[August 15]].
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== Local Saints ==
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*Virgin-martyr St. [[Elessa of Kythera]], d. 375 ([[August 1]])
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*St. [[Theodore of Korinth]] ([[May 12]], 922) - his relics were found on Kythira and in 1630 Bishop Athanasius (Valerianos) of Kythira founded a church in honour of this saint.
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== Churches, Monasteries and Chapels ==
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Ανδρικές μονές: 1) Οσίου Θεοδώρου (τηλ. 27360-33673). 2) Αγίας Μόνης Ελπίδος της Παναγίας(τηλ. 27360-33251). 3) Αγ. Ελέσσης.
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== Monuments ==
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== See also ==
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== External Links ==
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*[http://www.imkythrion.gr/ The Holy Metropolis of Kythiron and Antikytheron Website] (Greek)
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*[http://www.ecclesia.gr/greek/dioceses/Kythiron/Kythiron.html Ecclesia of Greece website - Summary] (Greek)
  
 
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The Holy Metropolis of Kythira and Antikythera (Gr:Κύθηρα, Cythera, Kythera) is under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece.

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Metropolitan

Diocese

Panagia Myrtidiotissa

For more information, see main article: Panagia Myrtidiotissa

The Holy icon of Panagia Myrtidiotissa (The Virgin of the Myrtle Tree) was found by a sheperd in c. 1160. A monastery has been founded in that exact location and the icon and monastery celebrate August 15.

Local Saints

Churches, Monasteries and Chapels

Ανδρικές μονές: 1) Οσίου Θεοδώρου (τηλ. 27360-33673). 2) Αγίας Μόνης Ελπίδος της Παναγίας(τηλ. 27360-33251). 3) Αγ. Ελέσσης.

Monuments

See also

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