(ROCOR) - On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, Priest Gregoire Legoute of the Mission in Haiti of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, reposed in the Lord at the age of 53.
Fr. Gregoire was born in Les Cayes, Haiti in 1962. He converted to Holy Orthodoxy and, in 1996, was tonsured a reader and ordained subdeacon and deacon by Bishop Hilarion of Manhattan. In 2002, he was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Michael of Geneva and Western Europe, and served the Haitian Mission with distinction for 13 years, spiritually nourishing the seven parishes of the Mission alongside his brother-priest, Fr. Jean Chenier-Dumais.
He is survived by his Matushka Rose, and their two daughters, Anastasia and Chrissy.
Memory eternal to the newly reposed Priest Gregoire!