Holy Ascension 2013

On Thursday May 31/June 12, 2013, the Monastery of the Holy Ascension celebrated its feast day.

The Divine Liturgy was presided over by His Grace, Bishop Demetrius of Boston, Abbot of the monastery. In attendance were His Eminence, Metropolitan Pavlos of America who founded the monastery in 1999, His Eminence, Metropolitan Moses of Toronto and His Grace, Bishop Christodoulos of Theoupolis, and clergy and faithful from Astoria NY, Toronto Canada, and New England.

Click here for photos of the feast. More photos can also be found here.

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