Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Historic concelebration of OCA, ROCOR, ROC bishops

(ROC-USA) - On May 24, the feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius - Day namesday Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill, at St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral in New York of the Orthodox Church in America, Metropolitan Jonah and the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Metropolitan Hilarion together celebrated the Divine Liturgy. This is the first joint service of the American Bishops and the Russian Orthodox Church after nearly seventy years of the liturgical period of absence of communication.

Also concelebrating were Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, Archbishop of Naro-Fominsk Justinian, Bishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania Tikhon (OCA) and the Bishop of Manhattan, Jerome (ROCOR) and the cathedral clergy of the Patriarchal Parishes in the United States, the Orthodox Church in America and the Russian Orthodox Church.

1 comment:

  1. Abbot Sergius of St. Tikhon's Monastery was there, too.

    Not sure if Arch. Luke, Abbot of Jordanville was there or not.