Te Deum at the Patriarchal Cathedral

5/2/2012

Today, at 8.30 hours, His Grace Varsanufie Prahoveanul, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest celebrated the Te Deum service, assisted by a group of priests and deacons, in the presence of the members of the Eparchial Assembly of the Archdiocese of Bucharest.

The Te Deum was celebrated for the annual meeting of the Eparchial Assembly of the Archdiocese of Bucharest that will take place at 9.30 hours, in the Synodal Room of the Patriarchal Residence.

According to articles 90 and 91 of the Statutes for the Organisation and Functioning of the Romanian Orthodox Church, the Eparchial Assembly is the leading deliberative body for the following fields of activity: administrative, cultural, social-philanthropic, economical and patrimonial. It is made up 30 representatives of the clergy and of the laic faithful (10 clergy and 20 laic) elected for 4 years, as the Press Office of the Romanian Patriarchate informs us.

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