The celebration day of Archangel Michael and Gabriel was held in İskenderun.
Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas in Iskenderun hosted a Eucharistic Celebration led by parish priest Dimitri Yildirim.
Father Yildirim stated that there are thousands of angels in the service of God, and these angels are led by Archangels like Michael and Gabriel. “November 8 is the day of commemoration of Archangel Michael and Gabriel, the head of the Angels. Michael is the representant and Gabriel is the force of God. The Orthodox world commemorates all the angels, and especially Archangels Michael and Gabriel on November 8.”(SAT-7 TÜRK / İlyas Edip TERBİYELİ-İskenderun)