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First Liturgy In Sts Cyril & Methodius Church - Sunday Aug. 17, 2003


Posted Photos Highlight the First Hierarchical Liturgy Celebrated in the Newly Consecrated Sts Cyril & Methodios Church on Sunday Aug 17, 2003
Faithful From Near and Far Arrived Early Sunday Morning at Saints Cyril and Methodios Orthodox Church For the Celebration of the First Liturgy.
Fr. Deacon David M. Zuder, Camp Director, Greets His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas With the Traditional GIfts of Bread and Salt at The Entrance to the Church Prior to Liturgy.
Lord, Lord Look Down From Heaven and Visit This Vinyard Which Your Right Hand Has Planted and Establish It! Metropolitan Nicholas Blesses the Four Corners of the Church With the Dikiri & Trikiri Upon Entering Saints Cyril and Methodios Church.
A View of the Sanctuary With the Concelebrating Hierarchs and Clergy. Joining His Eminence in the Sanctuary Were His Eminence, Metropolitan Maximos of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh, His Eminence, Archbishop Kyril of the OCA Diocese of Western PA, Their Eminences, Archbishops Anthony and Vsevolod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Diocese of the U.S.A., His Eminence, Archbishop Christopher of The Diocese of Prague, Czech Republic, His Eminence, Archbishop Jan of the Diocese of Michalovce, Slovakia and His Grace Bishop Dimitrios of Xanthos, The Representative of His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarch. The Members of The Consistory and Diocesan Deans Also Concelebrated With His Eminence.
Archdeacon Robert Buczak Proclaims the Gospel.
Metropolitan Nicholas Delivers the Homily.
The Great Entrance
And Make This Bread to Be the Precious Body of Christ and That Which Is In This Cup To Be the Precious Blood of Christ... His Eminence Invokes the Holy Spirit During the Consecration of the Holy Gifts.
Nancy Koval, Seminary Cook Receives the Precious Body and Blood of Christ.
Metropolitan Bestows the Final Blessing at the Conclusion of Divine Liturgy
Archbishop Christopher Extends The Greetings of the Faithful of the Church of the Czech Republic.
Archbishop Jan Addresses the Faithful and Presents His Eminence With a Crystal Vase.
Following Divine Liturgy a Delicious Lunch Was Held on the Camp Grounds. Archdeacon Robert Entertained Those Present With His Accordion.