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Ordination of Deacon James Phifer

On Thursday, January 20, 2011, Subdeacon James Phifer of Holy Ghost Church, Phoenixville, PA was ordained to the Holy Diaconate through the laying on of hands by His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas, at Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Johnstown, PA.

Posted Photos show scenes from the Ordination Liturgy.

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Metropolitan Nicholas addresses Subdeacon James Phifer during his Homily.
"The Grace Divine, which fills that which is imperfect, ordains the most pious Subdeacon James to the Holy Diaconate."
Newly Ordained Deacon James Phifer with His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas and concelebrating clergy.