Christ the Savior Seminary To Host Annual Readers & Deacons Retreat

December 2, 2002

JOHNSTOWN, PA - The Annual Retreat for Diocesan deacons, sub-deacons and readers will take place the weekend of December 13th-15th at Christ the Saviour Seminary and Cathedral in Johnstown. Father Peter Paproski, Pastor of St john the Baptist Church in Stratford, CT (Broadbridge Avenue) will serve as Retreatmaster and Father David Moriak, Pastor of St. Michael's Church in St. Clair, PA will be the Father Confessor for the retreatants.  The topic for the retreat will be The Sanctification of Time.

On Saturday December 14th ,  during Divine Liturgy, Sub-deacon Robert Hubiak of Holy Trinity Church, Danbury, CT. will be ordained to the Dioaconate, Michael Ellis and RIchard Howrilka will be tonsured Readers and made Sub-deacons and Reader Matthew Moriak will be made a Sub-deacon by His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas.

The  weekend will conclude with the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy on Sunday morning with the responses being sung by the Church Choir of St. John's Church, PerthAmboy, NJ. Following Liturgy. The Annual St. Nicholas Dinner for the benefit of Christ The Savior Seminary will take in the Cathedral Education Center.

Check back at for further coverage of the weekend's festivities as they unfold.


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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