On Tuesday June 28, 2011, Day 3 of the 2011 Diocesan Altarboy Retreat, The young men sang the responses and served at Divine LIturgy which was held at Christ the Saviour Cathedral. The remainder of the day was spent in Pittsburgh visiting St. Nicholas Church in Homestead and enjoying time at a local water park and a boat tour of the three rivers.
The boys in procession from the Seminary to the Cathedral.
The Altarservers in Prayer
Alex Zarynow chanted the Epistle.
"Receive the Body of Christ.."
A Panachida was sung for His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas at the end of Divine Liturgy.
Father David thanked the altarboys for singing the Divine Liturgy so prayerfully.
Altarboy Retreat 2011 Participants
Bus Driver Deacon Oleg welcomes the altarboys onboard.
After Divine Liturgy, the Altarboys traveled to Sand Castle Water Park in Homestead, PA.
The giant waterslides at Sand Castle
Taking a break from the water slides.
These young men enjoyed the beautiful weather swimming and taking advantage of the numerous water rides.
Clergy chaperones. Front Row (L to R) Fathers Peter Zarynow, Michael Zak, David Cochran, John Fedornock and James Dutko. Back Row (l to R) Fathers Miles Zdinak, Matthew Moriak, Andrew Fetchina, John Anderson (deacon) Peter Paproski & Michael Macura.
The altarboys reluctantly leave Sand Castle Park.
Fr. Robert Buczak welcomes the Altarboys to Homestead.
The altarboys enjoyed a delicious pasta dinner at St. Nicholas Church in Homestead, PA, where V. Rev. Protopresbyter Robert Buczak is pastor.
After Supper, Fr. David Cochran asked Seminarian Jonathan Bannon and Fr Miles Zdinak ( Spiritual Director at Christ the Saviour Seminary to speak about life at Christ the Saviour Seminary.
Seminarian John Bannon answers questions about Christ the Saviour Seminary
The day ended with a boat cruise along the Three Rivers in downtown Pittsburgh.
Getting ready to board the Gateway Clipper.
Altarboys from St. John the Baptist church in Bridgeport, CT on the boat cruise.
Fr. Michael and Fr. Jim enjoyed the boat cruise.
A World War II Navy Ship.
PNC Park as seen from the boat.