On Sunday, January 19, 2014, His Grace, Bishop Gregory was the main celebrant of the Divine Liturgy for Theophany and the Great Blessing of Water at Christ the Saviour Cathedral.
View Video of Theophany Liturgy Here:youtu.be/ISIXYXq8Bp8
Photos Courtesy of Nicholas Bocher.
His Grace, Bishop Gregory presiding at the Episcopal Throne.
His Grace, Bishop Gregory presided over the Great Blessing of Water at the conclusion of the Theophany Liturgy.
"Great are You O Lord and wonderful are Your works and no word can do justice to the praise of Your wonders!
His Grace breathing upon the waters in the sign of a cross.
'Wherefore, O You our King and Lover of Mankind, be present now through the descent of Your Holy Spirit and Sanctify this water. "
"Wherefore O Master, sanctify this water by Your Holy Spirit."
His Grace immerses the hand cross in the water.
His Grace blessed the Cathedral and faithful with Holy Water.
Bishop Gregory preached on the significance of Theophany at the conclusion of Divine Liturgy.
Bishop Gregory Blessed the faithful with Holy Water at the Conclusion of Divine Liturgy.
The parish altarboys assist with the distribution of Holy Water.