Metropolitan Nicholas Honored on The 27th Anniversary of His Consecration as Bishop
STRATFORD, CT -- His Eminence was joined this evening by the Parish Priests of the New England Deanery and friends on the twenty-seventh anniversary of his consecration as Bishop at a dinner in his honor at the Shell Station Restaurant.
His Eminence was consecrated as Bishop on March 13, 1983 at St. Mary's Church in Allentown, PA. His Co-Consecrators were, His Eminence, Archbishop Iakovos and Bishop Philotheos of the Greek Archdiocese of America, His Grace, Bishop John and His Eminence, Metropolitan Andrei.
Metropolitan Nicholas was enthroned as Ruling Bishop of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese on April 19, 1985 and was elevated to the rank of Metropolitan, by His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I on November 24, 1997
May Almighty God Grant His Servant, Metropolitan Nicholas Many More Years of Service in the Vineyard of the Lord, Eis Polla Eti Despota.
Circumcision of Our Lord; Circumcision of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia; Gregory, Bishop of Nanzianzos, Father of Gregory the Theologian; Peter the New Martyr of the Peloponnesos; Theodotos the Martyr; Righteous Theodosios of Triglia; Emmelia, Mother of Basil the Great, Gregory of Nyssa, Makrina, and Peter of Sebaste; Telemachos the Martyr; Fulgentius, Bishop of Ruspe; Basil the Martyr of Ankyra
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