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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]]. The [[diocese]] is located in the Arcadian area of the Peloponnese peninsula of Greece.
{{cleanup}}==Metropolitans==*[[Jeremiah (Fountas) of Gortyna|Jeremiah (Fountas)]] 2006 - Present*Efstathiou c. 1964
== Districts ==
=== * [[w:Dimitsana|Dimitsana]] (Gr. Δημητσάνα) ===There there are a total of 32 parishes in this district.=== * [[w:Vitinis|Vytina]] (Gr. Βυτίνα) ===There are a total of 8 parishes in this district.=== * [[w:Valtetsi|Valtetsi]] (Gr. Βαλτέτσι) ===There are a total of 7 parishes in this district.=== * [[w:Kontovazaina|Kontovazaina]] (Gr. Κοντοβάζαινα) ===There are a total of 8 parishes in this district.=== * [[w:Stavrodromio (Arcadia)|Stavrodromio]] ===There are a total of 19 parishes in this district.=== * Velimachiou ===There are a total of 7 parishes in this district.=== * [[w:Megalopoli|Megalopolis]] (Gr. Μεγαλοπολη)===There are a total of parishes in this district.==Monasteries==Three male monasteries#The Holy Monastery of St. John the Forerunner, ''Steminitsa Gortynias''#The Holy Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos, ''Megaloupolis''#The Holy Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos, ''Baltesinikou''
Five female == Monasteries ==There are four '''Male''' monasteries:#The Holy Monastery of St. John the Forerunner, their locations Kernitsis''Steminitsa, Gortynias''#The Holy Monastery of the Birth of the Theotokos, ''Dimitsana''#The Holy Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos, ''Karion, Megaloupolis''#The Holy Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos, ''Valtesinikou'' There are five '''female''' monasteries:#The Holy Monastery of ''Kernitsis''#The Holy Monastery ''Ampelakiou''#The Holy Monastery of Panagia the Megalomata (Mpoura), Mpouras ''Falaisia''#The Holy Monastery of ''Falaisias, ''#The Holy Monastery of ''Kleibokas , Gortynias and '' #The Holy Monastery of ''Makrysiou , Megaloupolis'' There are five '''abandoned''' monasteries:#The Holy Monastery of St. Nicholas, ''Valtesiniko''#The Holy Monastery of the Life-Giving Spring, ''Semnitstis''#The Holy Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos, ''Megalopoleos''#The Holy Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos#The Holy Monastery of St.George
== Local Saints ==
*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]])
 
==Source==
*[http://www.ecclesia.gr/greek/dioceses/Gortynos/Gortynos.html Gortyna and Megalopolis] In Greek
== External Links ==
* [http://www.imgortmeg.gr/ The Metropolis of Gortyna and Megalopolis WbesiteOfficial Website] (in Greek) '''Information available in Greek:'''* [http://www.neromylos-nikola.gr/Agia_Theodora.htm Αγία Θεοδώρα Βάστα]
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