Two centuries of St. Nicholas in Kotor

His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and Archbishop of Cetinje , Locum tenens of the throne of the Serbian patriarchs, served on January 16, 2010 a Holy service of God at the church of St. Nicholas in Kotor, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of its construction and the 100th anniversary of its restoration.

After the liturgy, Bishop awarded hierarchal prizes to protopresbyter-staurophor Momcilo Krivokapic, the hierarchal head of Boka, and to the family of Vojin Lazarevic.

In the afternoon Metropolitan Amfilohije laid the foundation stone of the church of Venerable Matrona of Moscow in Grbalj and visited the church of St. Elijah on the Grbalj hill of Sitilija, as well as a newly established monastery of St. Sava on Savina Glavica in Donje Grblje.

In the evening Metropolitan Amfilohije tonsured a rasophore of the monastery Banja near Risan sister Marija who received monastic name of Apolinarija.

У вечерњим часовима Митрополит Амфилохије је замонашио послушницу манастира Бања код Рисна сестру Марију која је добила монашко име Аполинарија.

Source: Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral