Metropolitan Nicholas Honored on The 27th Anniversary of His Consecration as Bishop

STRATFORD, CT -- His Eminence was joined this evening by the Parish Priests of the New England Deanery and friends on the twenty-seventh anniversary of his consecration as Bishop at a dinner  in his honor at the Shell Station Restaurant.  

His Eminence was consecrated as Bishop on March 13, 1983  at St. Mary's Church in Allentown, PA. His Co-Consecrators were, His Eminence, Archbishop Iakovos and Bishop Philotheos of the Greek Archdiocese of America,  His Grace, Bishop John and His Eminence, Metropolitan Andrei.

Metropolitan Nicholas was enthroned as Ruling Bishop of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese on April 19, 1985 and was elevated to the rank of Metropolitan, by His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I on November 24, 1997

May Almighty God Grant His Servant, Metropolitan Nicholas Many More Years of  Service in the Vineyard of the Lord, Eis Polla Eti Despota.


Matins Gospel Reading: John 20:19-31

Epistle Reading: St. Paul's Letter to the Hebrews 11:24-26, 32-40

Gospel Reading: John 1:43-51

Sunday of Orthodoxy; Forefeast of the Annunciation of the Theotokos; Artemon the Presbyter; Our Holy Father Theonas, Archbishop of Thessolonica; Zachariah the Recluse; Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow

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