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Consecration of Bishop Gregory

On Tuesday Nov 27, 2012 His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa was Consecrated to the Holy Episcopacy through the laying on of hands of His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of America. Co Consecrators were His Eminence Archbishop Antony of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A., His Eminence, Metropolitan Alexios of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta, His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh and His Grace, Bishop Daniel of The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A.

Posted photos show scenes from the Consecration Liturgy.

Photos Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos, Nicholas Bocher and Susan Kalcik
Diocesan children carrying icons of St. Gregory of Nyssa led the procession of clergy into the Cathedral. (Photo Courtesy of Nicholas Bocher and Susan Kalcik)
His Grace, Bishop Gregory led the procession of concelebrating priests to greet Archbishop Demetrios and the other Orthodox Bishops in the Cathedral Narthex. (Photo Courtesy of Nicholas Bocher and Susan Kalcik)
Bishop Gregory greets His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and extends to him the Cathedral Blessing Cross. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Paproski)
Cathedral Dean, Protopresbyter Frank P. Miloro greets Archbishop Demetrios with the traditional gifts of bread and salt. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Paproski)
The faithful await the entrance of Archbishop Demetrios. (Photo Courtesy of Nicholas Bocher and Susan Kalcik)
Helen Spanovich, long time choir director of Christ The Saviour Cathedral led the choral responses to the Consecration Liturgy.(Photo Courtesy of Nicholas Bocher and Susan Kalcik)
George and Rose Smisko carried the portrait of His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas from the cathedral memorial that had been in place since his repose, to a special place of honor prior to the start of Divine LIturgy.
Bishop Gregory recites the Creed and solemnly promises to uphold the dogmas and teachings of the Church during the first part of the Consecration service. (Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos)
" I believe in One God, the Father Almighty...." (Photo Courtesy of Tim Paproski)
Bishop Gregory signs his confession of faith on the Holy Altar Table. (Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos)
His Grace, Bishop Gregory is led around the altar by Metropolitans Antony and Alexios. (Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos)
The laying-on-of-hands by Archbishop Demetrios and Co-Consecrators. (Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos)
AXIOS! His Grace is bestowed the Englopion ( Panagia) by His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios. (Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos)
AXIOS! His Grace is presented with the Episcopal Staff. (Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos)
His Grace, Bishop Gregory is bestowed the Episcopal Mitre by His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios. (Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos)
HIs Eminence Archbishop Demetrios explains the significance of the Episcopal Staff. (Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos)
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Frank P. Miloro, Diocesan Chancellor reads the congratulatory greetings of His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.

(Photo Courtesy of Nicholas Bocher)
Bishop Gregory blesses the faithful for the first time as Bishop. (Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos)
Bishop Gregory pronounces the final Blessing at the conclusion of LIturgy for the first time as Bishop. (Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos)
His Grace, Bishop Gregory on the Episcopal Throne. (Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos)
His Grace, Bishop Gregory addresses the faithful at the conclusion of the Liturgy. (Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos)
His Grace, Bishop Gregory with his Consecrating Bishops from left to right: Metropolitan Savas, Metropolitan Anthony, His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios, Metropolitan Alexios and Bishop Daniel. (Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos)