Bishop Gregory Meets With NJ Deanery Youth
His Grace Bishop Gregory began his Archpastoral Visitation to St. John The Baptist Parish in Perth Amboy, NJ on Saturday Afternoon, March 23, 2013 with a meeting with youth from the New Jersey Deanery. In addition to the "meet and greet" session with His Grace, the youth participated in Great Vespers and enjoyed a pasta dinner with His Grace.
The posted photos, courtesy of Ernie Delcher, show scenes from the youth gathering.
His Grace fields questions from the youth in attendance.
His Grace engaged even the youngest children in conversation
His Grace, with one of the youngest members present.
Bishop Gregory listens intently to a question.
All eyes are on the Bishop.
The youth presented His Grace with a book about the "Real New Jersey Shore" as a memento of his visit to New Jersey.
His Grace with the youth of the New Jersey Deanery.
His Grace, Bishop presided over Vespers.
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Michael Rosco, Pastor of St. John's Church was the main celebrant for Great Vespers.
His Grace, Bishop Gregory spoke to the youth present at the end of Vespers about the importance of quiet time in preparation for Liturgy.
His Grace, makes a point during his remarks to the youth.
Speaking from the heart....
The Shepherd speaks to his flock.
The youth listened to His Grace with great attention.