On Saturday morning, October 28th, 2017, his Eminence the Bishop of Corfu, Paxoi and Diapontian Islands, mr. Nektarios made the official Glorification for the remembrance of “OXI” , in the Metropolitan Church of Yperagia Theotokos (Holy Virgin) Spilaiotissa, with the presence of political and military governance of the island.
In his short speech, the Bishop emphasised the fact that Holy Virgin, the Holy Protection of Theotokos takes care of our Nation through the centuries.
Also, the Bishop narrated some stories of his father, who fought in the war of 1940, where all the soldiers fell the presence of our Holy Virgin in Albania.
In the end, mr. Nektarios wished that the Holy Protection of Theotokos will always protect the priests, the people and our political authorities, even if some of them put Church aside. If someone goes back to our national history, he will see how many miracles are made for Greece by our Triadic God.
The panegyric speech of the day took place after the speech, by mr. Konstantinos Vergos, headmaster of the 2nd Technical High School of Corfu.
Moreover, the usual lodgement of wreaths took place in the Hero of the city and the parade after it.