Pilgrim's Camp - Friday Aug 15, 2003
In Conjunction with the Solemn Consecration of Saints Cyril and Methodios Orthodox Church at the Direction of His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas, A Pilgrim's Camp Was Established on Friday Evening, August 15, 2003 on the Camp Nazareth Baseball Field. In Keeping with the Tradition of Carpatho-Rusyn Homelands and Other Orthodox Countries at Such Solemn Occasions Nearly 65 Youth and Their Families from Throughout the Diocese and Other Orthodox Parishes Participated in This Campout. The Evening's Events Included a Camp Fire With The Singing of Para-Liturgical Hymns and a Candlelight Compline Service Followed by Confessions. Photos Show Scenes from The Pilgrims Camp.
Pilgrim's Camp Opens Friday Evening at 4:00 pm.
The Camp's Baseball Field Became A "Tent Town" Where Over 50 Pilgrims Set Up Camp.
Diocesan Youth Were Given a Place of Honor in the Procession.
"O Most Holy Virgin, Pure and Imaculate..." Fr. Andrew Fetchina, Pilgrimage Coordinator, Chants the Compline Prayer to the Mother of God.
"Have Mercy On Me, O God..." Danielle Fecsco Chants the 50th Psalm During The Compline Service
A Family Prays Together During the Evening Compline Service.
A Candlight Compline Service Was Held at the Campfire Site.