We all acknowledge the value of God's written word and the interest
of children and adults alike in books. The spoken and written word
are so powerful that many people discovered Christ and His teachings
and believed in Him from reading a single book.
Confronted with this reality, we aimed and achieved
the establishment of a modern bookstore in the center of town which
is housed on space owned and donated for this purpose by the Clergymen's
Fund ( to which all the clergy in Cephalonia belong). The building
was erected on land from the Olympides bequest and the inaguration
ceremony on July 15th 1997 was officiated by the Metropolitan of
Cephalonia Most Reverend Spyridon.
operation to date, under the direction of Mr. Fotis Gavrielatos,
has been satisfactory for the local Metropolis Church as many Christians
of all ages - and especially people of the arts and sciences - have
visited the book store and purchased books of religious, liturgical,
pastoral, theological, interpretive, educational, monastic, juvenile,
antiheretic, and, literate content.
is yet another significant project of the local Metropolis which
provides important services to the island's faithful and all those
who visit Cephalonia in the summer. Prompted by this, we ask and
recommend to all - especially Cephalonians living abroad - to visit
the Bookstore during their stay on this island.
The Bookstore is located on Sotiros Streeet in Argostoli,
in the Tax office Building.
It is our belief that with this project we arrived at yet another
milestone for the spiritual uplifting of this blessed island and