First official celebration of Elder Iakovos (Tsalikis) to take place in June

The first official celebration of the recent glorification of Elder Iakovos (Tsalikis) of Evia will take place on June 3, reports Romfea.

The celebration will be held on the Sunday of All Saints, with the participation of His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and all Greece and the members of the Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church.

The celebrations will be held at St. David of Evia Monastery on the Greek island of Evia, where St. Iakovos labored in asceticism and served as abbot.

No further information is available at this time.

The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate resolved to glorify Elder Iakovos on November 27, setting his annual liturgical celebration as November 22 (new style).