May 21, 2016
Pochaev, Ukraine: Bishop Nicholas & Synod Youth Choir participate in Festal Celebrations for Venerable Job of Pochaev

On Thursday, May 19, the feast day of Ven. Job of Pochaev (+1651), a festal Divine Liturgy was celebrated at Holy Dormition Cathedral in Pochaev Lavra, Ukraine, as reported by the press service of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

His Eminence Anthony, Metropolitan of Borispol & Brovarsk, Chancellor of the UOC, officiated, along with His Eminence Sergiy, Metropolitan of Ternopol & Kremenets; His Eminence Vladimir, Metropolitan of Pochaev, Prior of the Lavra; His Eminence Alexander, Archbishop of Gorodnitsa; His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan (vicar of the Eastern American Diocese), as well as a multitude of monastery and visiting clergymen.

The Synodal Youth Choir, along with a multitude of the faithful, gathered together under the cathedral’s vaulting domes to sing in honor of Venerable Job. Upon completion of the Liturgy, a procession was held with the relics of the venerable saint to the cave church, where a moleben was served.

That evening, Bishop Nicholas, Archpriest Andrei Sommer and the Synodal youth choir attended a youth conference at Holy Trinity-St. Jonah Monastery.