Bishop Gregory Visits Phoenixville April 19-21, 2013
His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa's first Pastoral Visit to Holy Ghost Orthodox Christian Church of Phoenixville, PA took place from Friday April 19 - Sunday April 21, 2013.
Posted photos show scenes from the weekend-long visitation.
Photos Courtesy of Jed Schoucair
The Beautiful, Recently Refurbished Interior of Holy Ghost Parish.
His Grace Arrived in Phoenixville on Friday Evening In Time For Presanctified Liturgy. His Grace is Pictured Reading the Opening Psalm.
His Grace Presiding at the Episcopal Throne During Presanctified Liturgy.
At the Conclusion of the Presanctified Liturgy, His Grace Bishop Gregory Offered Words of Encouragement to the Faithful in Attendance.
Bishop Gregory Is Greeted By The Parish Council President With The Traditional Gifts of Bread And Salt Prior To The Start Of Sunday's Hierarchical Divine Liturgy.
Protopresbyter John Fedornock Offers The Hand Cross To His Grace, Bishop Gregory.
"Blessed is the Kingdom....."
His Grace Preaches The Homily.
The Church Was Filled To Capacity.
His Grace Offered A Few Words Of Encouragement At The End of Divine Liturgy.
One Of The Many Young Children of Holy Ghost Parish.
His Grace Bishop Gregory with Fr. John Fedornock, Deacon Richard Phifer and Parish Acolytes.
Bishop Gregory with Fr. John Fedornock and Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
His Grace Takes A Moment To Chat With These Young Folks.
Presentation By Youth To His Grace
His Grace, Bishop Gregory With The Parish Youth.