Memorial Service on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Repose of Metropolitan Theophan Noli

Albanian Orthodox Church – March 2015

After the Divine Liturgy, the 50th anniversary of the repose of His Eminence Theophan Noli (13 March 1965) was commemorated in a festive atmosphere. The memorial service was led by the Bishop of Apollonia, His Grace Nicholas. Then, the participants took part in the ceremony of placing the sign with the name of His Eminence Theophan Noli on the road in front of the church.

A rich program followed with Church hymns, poetry and lectures about the life and work of His Eminence Theophan Noli. The activities were carried out with the blessing of His Beatitude, Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania, Anastasios. The Mayor of Durrës, Mr. Vangjush Dako, local authorities, representatives of the religious communities, intellectuals and many believers attended the activities.