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Pastoral Visit To Toronto (6/16/17)

From June 13-16, 2017, His Grace, Bishop Gregory made an Archpastoral Visit to the St. John The Compassionate Mission and St Silouan The Athonite Parish Community in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Bishop Gregory had the opportunity to visit the St. Mary of Egypt Refuge which serves as a place of retreat and as a summer camp.
The lake.
Ever the biologist, Bishop Gregory examines the local flora.
Making a memory....
Bishop Gregory had the opportunity to take part in a somber part of Mission life, the funeral of a beloved member of the community.
Praying during the service.
Funeral Procession.
Bishop Gregory visits with community members during the funeral luncheon.
Funeral luncheon.
Presiding over Daily Vespers.
The Chanters.
Fr. Nicolae offers the finally blessing
Bishop Gregory offers a few words at the end of Vespers.
The Shepherd speaks....
Bishop Gregory offered the blessing of the food at the fellowship meal which followed Vespers.
Bishop Gregory offers a blessing.
At the meet and greet reception.
Bishop Gregory listens intensely to one of the parish young adults.