Metropolitan Emmanuel of France officiated and held the Divine Liturgy at the Metropolitan Church of Saint Stephen of Paris.
During the festive Divine Liturgy of the Dormition of Virgin Mary, he ordained the Deacon Sébastien Jambou as a Presbyter.
The Metropolitan of France spoke extensively about the Feast of the Dormition of Our Lady, making references to the Fathers of the Church analyzing her position in the plan of the Divine Economy (Economy of Salvation) for the salvation of man.
He also referred to the many names that our people have given to Our Lady as an expression of reverence.
At the end of the Divine Liturgy, the Metropolitan addressed speeches to the new Presbyter Sébastien.