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The Ordination of William Bennett to the Diaconate (7/31/15)

On Friday July 31, 2015, Sub-deacon William Bennett was ordained to the Holy Diaconate through the Laying-On-Of-Hands by His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa at Sts. Cyril and Methodios Orthodox Church at Camp Nazareth (Mercer, PA)

Posted photos courtesy of Kristofer Carlisle show scenes from the Ordination Liturgy.
Subdeacon William Bennett is presented to His Grace Bishop Gregory for Ordination to the Holy Diaconate.
Sub-deacon William offers a few words of gratitude prior to his ordination.
The Laying-On-Of-Hands.
The prayer of ordination to the Diaconate.
All kneel as Bishop Gregory invokes the Holy Spirit.
AXIOS! AXIOS! AXIOS! - He Is Worthy!
Newly ordained Deacon William with His Grace, Bishop Gregory and co-celebrating Clergy.
Subdeacon William with His Grace, Bishop Gregory and family members.
Bishop Gregory with Deacon William and Deacon Charles, vocations from St. Michael's Church in Binghamton, NY.
Deacon William and His Grace, Bishop Gregory.