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I am so pleased to be with you today, especially because my travels to our Ecumenical Patriarchate and to Pontus, in order to celebrate the feast of the Dormition at Panagia Soumela with His All-Holiness, will keep me from you this year. Nevertheless, I will carry you and the whole Archdiocese in my heart, praying at this holy ground for the blessings and grace of the Virgin Mother to be with us all.