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18.01.2019

Meeting of the Council of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia, January 2019

On 16 January 2019, the first meeting of HMA Council took place in New Athos.

In the meeting took part: Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) – Chairman of the Council, Hierodeacon David (Sarsaniya), Ashuba A., Pandaria R., Trapsch O., Yalanchidi D. and Council member – Argun A.

At the meeting there were read reports on the life and activities of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia for 2018.

The Chairman of HMA Council made reports on:

• pastoral activities;
• pilgrimage;
• festive and official events;
• educational activity;
• participation in official meetings and conferences;
• scientific expeditions;
• activities of the Publishing Department;
• the Foundation of the Church and Archaeological Museum;
• reception of the guests of HMA.

The abbot of the monastery, Hierodeacon David (Sarsaniya), made a report on the life and activities of the brotherhood of the monastery of Saint Apostle Simon the Canaanite in New Athos.

A member of the Council of HMA, Dionis Yalanchidi, presented a report on the activities of the Department of Social Service and Charity.

The annual report on the finances of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia was made by the accountant Vitaly Tskuya.
The meeting was broadcasting online in the social website Facebook.

A full report on the life and activities of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia for 2018 will be published in the Documents section on the official website of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia.