August 22, 2016
New York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Divine Services for
Transfiguration of the Lord in Synodal Cathedral
Thursday the 18th and Friday the 19th of August, on the great feast
of the Transfiguration of the Lord, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan,
vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, led the All-Night Vigil and
Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York
His Grace was co-served by
cathedral clerics: senior priest Archpriest Andrei Sommer, Abbot
Anthony (Kamenchuk; cleric of the Diocese of Vladivostok), Hieromonk
Eutychius (Dovganyuk), and Protodeacon Nicolas Mokhoff.
Bishop Nicholas congratulated the clergy and parishioners with the
feast and, in accordance with Orthodox tradition, blessed the
grapes, apples, and other fruits of the harvest.
Upon completion of the Liturgy, the cathedral sisterhood organized a
festal luncheon for the clergy and faithful.
Media Office of the Eastern American Diocese