Friday, January 15, 2021

"A Blessing and Gift of God": Metropolitan Seraphim of Piraeus Is Vaccinated

On Friday, 15 January 2021, Metropolitan Seraphim of Piraeus was the first in his Metropolis to receive the vaccination against Covid-19, in a symbolic move to give assurance to all in his Metropolis to likewise be vaccinated. This was done before the administrative and nursing staff, as well as the residents, of the Piraeus Nursing Home, which has been in operation for 130 years, were vaccinated.

"The advancement of science in the service of man is always a blessing and a gift from God," said the Metropolitan.

After being vaccinated, His Eminence thanked Mr. Emmanuel Papageorgiou, the head of the National Organization of Public Health, and gifted him with an icon of Saint Porphyrios of Kavsokalyva.