Manila and Hanoi Pavel celebrated the Divine Liturgy on the feast day of the
church in of St. Apostle Thomas in Kinabalan, Mindanao island.
His Eminence was
consecrated: the rector of the church of St. John of Shanghai, Santa Maria
Priest Siluan Thompson, Head of the Office of the Khanty-Mansiysk Diocese
Priest Sergius Nagorny; clergyman of the church of the Resurrection of Christ,
General Santos hieromonk Vincent (Romanyuk), clergyman of the church of St.
Matrona of Moscow in Davao city, Hieromonk Cornelius (Molev), clergyman of the
church Matrons of Moscow, Priest Joakim Gonzales,, Priest Moses Cahilig, Priest
Roman Buniel, clergyman of the Khanty-Mansi diocese, Deacon Anthony Dolgushin.
The archpastor also performed the Sacrament of
Baptism for the inhabitants of Kinabalan. After visiting the parishe of the
Holy Epiphany in Talas, Metropolitan of Manila and Hanoi Pavel held a meeting
of the clergy of the island of Mindanao.
Manila and Hanoi Pavel visited the parishes of the southern group on the island
of Mindanao, Republic of the Philippines.
served a moleben at the parish of St. Nicholas of Myra in Kaiupo, and at the
parish of St. John of Shanghaiin Kiamba, after which he talked with
representatives of the community and presented everyone with souvenirs.
Also Vladyka Pavel visited the unfinished temple
The 17th of October 2019 On the second day of the stay of Metropolitan Pavel of Manila and Hanoi on the island of Mindanao, Republic of the Philippines, was dedicated to visiting the parishes of the northern and central groups. Vladyka visited the parish of St. App Peter and Pavel in Salasang, the parish of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Arakan and the parish of St. Seraphim of Sarov in Makalangot. In the central group of the parishes, Metropolitan Pavel visited the community of St. John of Shanghai in the village of Santa Maria, and also visited the parish of St. Isidore Rostovsky in Alabel. While visiting parishes, the archpastor performed a prayer service and talked with parishioners. Vladyka Pavel spoke about the significance of the Christian faith in human life, about the structure of the Orthodox community, and spoke about himself and his ministry. In memory of the meeting, parishioners received commemorative gifts from Metropolitan Pavel — icons, beads, scarves.
Manila and Hanoi Pavel, who was on a working visit to the island of Mindanao,
Republic of the Philippines, met with the mayor of Davao City, Mindanao Island,
Ms. Sara Duterte-Carpio.
conversation, the parties discussed various issues of cooperation in the
development of church life in the parishes of the Philippine-Vietnamese diocese
located on the island of Mindanao.
The meeting was
also attended by Ambassador Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the
Russian Federation to the Republic of the Philippines Igor Anatolyevich Hovaev.
Also, the Metropolitan of Manila and Hanoi Pavel
held a working meeting with the City Consul Pilar Braga.
On the first day
of his stay on the island of Mindanao, Metropolitan of Manila and Hanoi Pavel
visited the local parishes of the Northern Group.
visited the parish in Meokan of Saint Martyr Isidore, parish in Little Baguio
of St. Helena Equal-to-the-Apostles, parish in Malibatuan of St. Righteous
In each community, the archpastor performed a
prayer service, talked with the parishioners, and then gave them memorable gifts
– prayer ropes, scarves, icons.
The 15th of October 2019 His Eminence Pavel Metropolitan of Manila and Hanoi arrived in Mindanao island of Philippines Republic. In the Francisco Bangoy airport of Davao City His Eminence was met by the head of the Diocesan Chancellery of the Khanty-Mansiysk Diocese priest Sergiy Nagornyy and the priest of st.Matrona parish of Davao City hieromonk Kornily (Molev).
On the feast of
the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos in the church of the Dormition in
Singapore, the first meeting of the Synod of the Patriarchal Exarchate of
South-East Asia took place.
The Synod was
headed by the Patriarchal Exarch of South-East Asia, Metropolitan of Singapore
and South-East Asia, Sergiy. He was joined by the Metropolitan of Manila and
Hanoi, Pavel and the Archbishop of Korea, Theophan.
During the meeting, the archpastors discussed a
wide range of issues related to the life and activity of the Patriarchal Exarchate
of South-East Asia. The meeting was preceded with Divine liturgy, jointly
served by the hierarchs of the Exarchate.
The 13th-14th of October In a day of Feast of Protection of the Mother of God in Singapore, the capital of the Exarchate, Metropolitan Pavel concelebrated the Divine Liturgy with Patriarchal Exarch of South-East Asia Metropolitan Sergiy and Archbishop of Korea Theophan.
The 10th of October 2019 In Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam the meeting of the His Eminence Pavel Metropolitan of Manila and Hanoi with the First Deputy General Director of the Company «Vietsovpetro» Bondarenko Vyacheslav Aleksandrovich took place. During the meeting, the questions about allocation of land in Russian district and building the temple here were discussed. His Eminence presented the icon of the Virgin Mary «The Joy and the Comfort». In this meeting priest Evgeniy Tsukalo, the head of the parish of the Kazanskaja icon of the Virgin Mary in Vũng Tàu City, took part.
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