Patriarch Daniel attended the patronal feast of Cernica Monastery on Saturday, August 6. Patriarch of Romania celebrates 35th anniversary of his monastic tonsure at Cernica Monastery, orthodoxtimes informs.
The monastic community congratulated the Patriarch of Romania.
Patriarch Daniel attended the Divine Liturgy, he presented the monastery with frankincense from Oman and several religious books.
Patriarch Daniel was tonsured a monk on August 6, 1987, under the mantle of Archimandrite Cleopas Ilie. On August 14, the same year, he was ordained to the diaconate, and on August 15, he became a priest.