2009 Diocesan Pilgrimage

July 28, 2009

JOHNSTOWN, PA   All diocesan faithful and guests are invited to take part in the  Diocesan  Pilgrimage at Camp Nazareth  in Honor of the Feasts of  the Transfiguration of Our Lord and the Dormition of the Theotokos  from Saturday August 22 to Sunday August 23, 2009.


Saturday August 16, 2008

7:00 pm Great Vespers, Litya, Blessing of Bread, Flowers,& Fruit
Veneration of Tomb of the Mother of God with the Singing of Marian Hymns
Confessions, Before and After Vespers



Sunday August 23, 2009

9:50 am Procession of  Metropolitan Into the Church led by Diocesan Youth

10:00 am Hierarchical Divine Liturgy

Celebrant: His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas assisted by Diocesan Clergy

Choral responses sung by St. Nicholas Church Choir, Homestead,PA, under the direction of Reader Andrew Talarovich and Selected Plain Chant responses sung by Diocesan Youth

Prayers for departed diocesan Bishops, Priests, Monastics and Diocesan Faithful

Veneration of the Reliquary of Saints and Shroud of the Theotokos in the Camp Church

Following Liturgy - Luncheon

(Cost: Adult - $15.00 Children - Age 4-12 - $8.00; Children age 3 and Under are Free )
Reservations and Prepayment must be made by August 14. No Reservations will be taken without prepayment

Following Lunch, Moleben Service with the annointing with St. Nectarios Oil and the  Blessing of Religious Items and Automobiles



Forms and Information

For additional information on the Pilgrimage, please contact  Fr. Michael Ellis at (724) 662-4840 at  campnazareth@acrod.org

Download Informational Flier  (PDF Format)

Download  Schedule, Meal Reservation and Hotel Information (PDF Format)

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