EASTERN AMERICAN DIOCESE: April 4, 2013
The Great-Lenten Pastoral Conference of the Northern Deaneries of the
Eastern American Diocese Concludes With a Liturgy
of Pre-Sanctified Gifts at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY
On Wednesday, April 3, 2013, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, celebrated Divine Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Jordanville, NY. He was joined by His Grace Bishop George of Mayfield and the clergymen participating in the Great-Lenten Pastoral Conference of the Northern Deaneries of the Eastern American Diocese and the Patriarchal Parishes of the USA.
The day before, the clerics heard lectures by Protopriest Victor Potapov, Priest Peter Jackson and a video of Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov, after which they discussed various topics relating to pastoral service and prayed at divine services in Holy Trinity Monastery’s cathedral, and made confession.