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Whether at Thursday night vespers, or the name day celebration of the Ecumenical Patriarch at Baloukli Monastery, or the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Pentecost, participants of the second Centennial Pilgrimage noticed a recurring, but perhaps unfamiliar, figure over the course of their 14-day visit to Asia Minor. During their visit to Halki Seminary, they even joined him for lunch.