NEW YORK: February 7, 2005

His Grace Bishop Gabriel Celebrates His Namesday at the Synodal Cathedral.

On the Sunday of the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia, His Grace Bishop Gabriel of Manhattan officiated at Divine Liturgy at the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady of the Sign, along with Protopriest Andrei Sommer, Priest Victor Dobrov and Priest Joakim Provatakis, Protodeacon Eugene Burbelo and Protodeacon Nicolas Mokhoff.

At the end of service, His Grace received well-wishers at his residence at the Synod of Bishops.