Metropolitan Nicholas Invited to White House

May 4, 2006

WASHINGTON, DC - His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas joined His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, the Chairman of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops (SCOBA) and Archbishop Antony of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. at the 55th National Day of Prayer at the White House.

The National Day of Prayer is an annual event, established 55 years ago, in which millions of Americans unite to pray for our country and leaders .The White House observance, held this year in the East Room, traditionally headlines events held in public venues to pray for the nation, governmental leaders, media, churches, families and schools. The gathering was hosted by President George W. Bush

Metropolitan Nicholas was accompanied to the White House by the Very Rev. Miles Zdinak, Dean of the Washington Deanery

 


Epistle Reading: 2 Timothy 4:9-22

Gospel Reading: Luke 20:1-8

Paramonus, Philumenus, and their 370 Companion Martyrs in Bithynia; Our Righteous Father Nicholas, Archbishop of Thessolonica; Dionysios, Bishop of Corinth; Akakios of Sinai who is mentioned in The Ladder

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