St. Mary's Orthodox Church of Staten Island, New York to be consecrated

St. Mary's Orthodox Church of Staten Island will be consecrated on Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19. The Rite of Consecration will be led by His Beatitude Paul Mar Milithios, Catholicos Designate, in the presence of the Diocesan Metropolitan, His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas. Their Graces Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Assistant Metropolian of the Northeast American Diocese, Dr. Mathews Mar Severios, Metropolitan of the Kandanad Diocese, Alexios Mar Eusebius, Metropolitan of the South-West American Diocese will also be present.

The following is the schedule of the Consecration Service:

Friday, June 18

  • 5PM - Reception to the Metropolitans
  • 5:30PM - Vespers & Compline
  • 6PM - Consecration Service - 1st Part
  • 7:30PM - Dinner

Saturday, June 19

  • 7AM - Matins
  • 8AM - Consecration Service - 2nd Part, followed by Holy Qurbana
  • 12:30PM - Public Meeting
  • 1PM - Luncheon

For more information please click here for invitation or log onto their Church website.

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