Service of His Eminence Metropolitan Laurus
On August 15,
His Eminence Metropolitan Laurus officiated at the Sunday service
at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. An ordination into
the subdeaconate was performed on this day of Simeon Nekipelov of
Australia, who completed Holy Trinity Seminary this year, and during
divine liturgy, Supdeacon Daniel Marshall was ordained into the
greeting of His Eminence Metropolitan Laurus.
On the Transfiguration
of the Lord, Metropolitan Laurus was greeted "with glory"
and the singing of the troparion at the entrance to the monastic
residence building, from which His Eminence was escorted by the
serving clergymen to the cathedral for divine liturgy. During the
Great Entrance, His Eminence Metropolitan Laurus commemorated Metropolitan
Anastassy (Gribanovsky, +1965) of blessed memory, whose remains
lie under the cathedral altar, who was born on the day of the Transfiguration.
of Metropolitan Anastassy of blessed memory hanging in the hall
of Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville.
On the day
of the Dormition of the Mother of God, His Eminence Metropolitan
Laurus is scheduled to officiate at liturgy at Novo Diveevo Convent,
and the following day, at the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady of the
Sign in New York, after which His Eminence will return to Holy Trinity
Monastery, where, on August 31, he will celebrate his namesday at
the monastery Cathedral along with Archimandrite Florus, who will
also be celebrating his namesday, along with the brethren and clergymen
tomb of Metropolitan Anastassy of blessed memory.