Hierarchical Liturgy In Perth Amboy Sun March 24, 2013
On Sunday, March 24, 2013, His Grace, Bishop Gregory served the Hierarchical Divine LIturgy at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Perth Amboy New Jersey.
At the end of the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great, the parish youth participated in a special procession with icons for the Sunday of Orthodoxy.
Following Liturgy, a brunch in the parish hall took place.
(Photos Courtesy of Ernie Delcher)
HIs Grace, Bishop Gregory is greeted with the hand cross by Very Rev. Protopresbyter Michael Rosco, pastor of St. John's Church upon his arrival in the Narthex of the Church.
His Grace, Bishop Gregory is greeted with the traditional gifts of bread and salt by Parish Council President Stephen Gallant.
Censing during the Cherubic Hymn.
Preparing for the Great Entrance.
His Grace, Bishop Gregory prays during the singing of the Nicean Creed.
"We have seen the true Light..."
The procession with icons at the end of Liturgy.
His Grace, Bishop Gregory with the parish youth and clergy who took part in the procession with the icons at the conclusion of the Liturgy.