Funeral of Metropolitan Nicholas: Saturday March 19, 2011
Today, the body of Metropolitan Nicholas arrived at 1:00 pm at his home parish, St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Perth Amboy, NJ. At. 7:00 pm a candlelight Panachida was celebrated by Very Rev. Protopresbyter Michael Rosco, Pastor.
His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas' Body Arrived at St. John's Parish at 1:00 pm.
Protopresbyter Michael Rosco, Pastor of St. John The Baptist Church, Perth Amboy, NJ reads the Gospel Reading as the procession enters the Church.
"Holy God, Holy Mighty One... "
Clergy pay their respects..
At 7:00 pm a candlelight Panachida took place.
"Have Mercy on Us O God....."
"With the Souls of the Righteous Departed..."
A large number of faithful were in attendance at the Panachida Service.