Assembly of the clergy of the Diocese of Johannesburg
On Wednesday, 25 May, 2011 at the church of the Saint Unmercenaries Cosmas and Damian in Johannesburg, a diocesan meeting took place with the blessing of the Archbishop of Johannesburg and Pretoria, Damaskinos. The meeting was attended by more than 20 clergymen of the diocese, including the rectors of the Russian, Romanian, Bulgarian and Serbian parishes. The Divine Liturgy was celebrated before the meeting, and was followed by a nutritious fraternal meal, after which everyone went into the Conference room, where His Eminence Archbishop Damaskinos opened the meeting. He called on clerics to conduct their duties and responsibilities in a holy manner and discussed practical matters regarding parish life and pastoral care. At the end, His Eminence answered numerous questions.