His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of the America [Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America] presided today at a Memorial Prayer Service for the victims of the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and offered a prayer for the health and well being of their families and the survivors.
The Memorial was held following the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago with the participation of many members of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America, who are meeting this week in Chicago. The Assembly meetings continue through Wednesday, September 12.
A gallery of photos by Dimitrios Panagos may be viewed here.
Pray for the Orthodox Christians who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
“With the saints give rest, O Christ, to the souls of Thy departed servants, where there is neither sickness, nor sorrow, nor sighing, but life everlasting!”
Anastasios (Ernest) Alikakos
Lieutenant Peter (Panagiotis) Brennan
Peter Constantine Moutos
James Nicholas Papageorge
Anthony (Tony) Savas
Prokopios (Paul) Zois