Exaltation of the Cross 2010
On Monday September 27, 2010, His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas presided over the celebration of Divine Liturgy for the Feast Exaltation of the Cross at Christ the Saviour Cathedral.
Posted photos show scenes from the festal liturgy.
His Eminence ascends the Episcopal Throne prior to the festal Liturgy.
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Frank Miloro, Cathedral Dean and newly ordained priest Joseph Gingrich receives the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas.
"Your Cross, We Adore...."
"With the Blessed Powers, O Master, We Cry Out To You, Holy, Holy...."
"For God So Loved the World that He Gave His Only Begotten Son....."
"The Most Precious Blood of Our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ is Imparted Unto Me the Unworthy Servant, The Archiereh Nicholai..."
His Eminence offered a brief homily on the the significance of the Cross.