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Hierarchical Divine Liturgy In Honor of 40th Day of the Repose of + Metropolitan Nicholas - Perth Amboy, NJ

On Sunday May 8, 2011, His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of America, Locum Tenens of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese, presided over a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at St. John the Baptist Church in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, in remembrance of the 40th day of Repose of +Metropolitan Nicholas.

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"Ton Despotin......" Archbishop Demetrios blesses the faithful of St. John the Baptist Church at the beginning of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy

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The faithful in attendance at Divine Liturgy

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Protodeacon Gregory Benc Chants the Epistle

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The Gospel Reading

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The Altarboys hold candles during the reading of the Gospel

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Archbishop Demetrios blesses the faithful with the Gospel Book at the Conclusion of the Gospel Reading.

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Protopresbyters Michael Rosco, Pastor Mark Arey, Chairman of the Department of Inter-Orthodox Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America flanked by altarboys during the Great Entrance.

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"May the Lord God Remember All You Orthodox Christians in His Kingdom, Always Now and Ever and Forever!"

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"May the Lord God Remember the Soul of His Newly Departed Servant, +Metropolitan Nicholas in His Kingdom...."

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"Especially for our Ever Holy- Ever-Blessed Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary"

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Archbishop Demetrios receives the Most-Precious Body of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ.

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Protopresbyter Michael Rosco prepares the Holy Gifts prior to the distribution of Holy Communion.

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Archbishop Demetrios communes the parish altarboys.

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Many came forward "In the Fear of God and With Faith and Love...." to receive Holy Communion.

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Archbishop Demetrios communes a child at Divine Liturgy.

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With the Souls of the Righteous Departed.... give rest O Lord to the Soul of Your Servant..."

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Archbishop Demetrios offered a Panachida (Trisagion Service) for the repose of the Soul of +Metropolitan Nicholas at the conclusion of Divine Liturgy.

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Very Rev. Protopresbyter Michael Rosco, offered words of welcome to His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, and thanked him for honoring the memory of Metropolitan Nicholas by presiding over the Liturgy.

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Following Divine Liturgy, Archbishop Demetrios and Fr. Michael Rosco, along with family members of Metropolitan Nicholas traveled to St. John's Parish cemetery to offer a short memorial service at the Grave of +Metropolitan Nicholas.

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