Hierarchical Liturgy at St. Joseph of Arimathea Orthodox Church

On the Sunday of the Prodigal Son, February 3/16, 2014, His Eminence, Metropolitan Moses of Toronto, liturgized in the parish of St. Joseph of Arimathea in Whitevale Ontario. During his visit to the parish, Vasili Pres was tonsured a Reader, and Nicholas Proskos and Evangelos Stavroullakis were blessed to wear the Rasso.

Many years to Vasili, Nicholas, and Evangelos!

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