Eminence Metropolitan Laurus Announces His Schedule for May
On May 18 and 19, the feast day of St Job the Much-suffering, His
Eminence Metropolitan Laurus will perform services at the Royal
New Martyrs Memorial Church of St Job the Much-suffering in Brussels,
Belgium, on its feast-day celebrations.
On May 22, His Eminence will perform the consecration of the St
Nicholas Chapel at Munich Cathedral along with His Eminence Archbishop
Mark of Berlin and Germany and the members of the Synod of Bishops.
The Synod's spring session will begin the next day. The Synod of
Bishops will consider documents drafted during the fourth joint
session of the Committee on discussions with the Moscow Patriarchate
and the latter's corresponding Committee, which were held on March
2-4, 2005 in the outskirts of Paris. The Synod of Bishops will consider
the possibility of publishing these documents, were already approved
by the hierarchies of both parts of the Russian Church. The Synod
of Bishops will also study materials prepared by the Pre-Council
Committee, which is planning the 4th All-Diaspora Council.
On May 26, His Eminence will perform a pannikhida at the memorial
to the forced repatriates of Lienz.
On May 27, His Eminence Metropolitan will depart for London, where
he will officiate at the consecration of the lower chapel of Dormition
Church, and will visit the local Orthodox holy sites.
On May 31, His Eminence will return to New York.