OXIOS Zachariah Mar Nicholovos!
On Saturday, May 21, 2011, more than one thousand in attendance, clergy and faithful of the Northeast American Diocese proclaimed OXIOS to their newly enthroned Metropolitan, His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos. His Holiness Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East & Malankara Metropolitan, presided over the Rite of Enthronement and was assisted by His Grace Joshua Mar Nicodemus, Metropolitan of the Diocese of Nilackal.
Distinguished Hierarchs from the Armenian Orthodox Church and Episcopal Church, and sister Dioceses, also participated in the Enthronement Ceremony held at St. Gregorios Malankara Orthodox Church of Bensalem, Pennsylvania. Click here to view pictures from this blessed and historic moment for the Diocese.
On Sunday, May 22, 2011, the Diocese hosted a formal Banquet in honor of His Holiness the Catholicos, His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas, and His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos at the Greentree Country Club in New Rochelle, New York. Click here for pictures of the Banquet.
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