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ACRY Convention Liturgy (9/5/21)

Hierarchical Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Eminence, Metropolitan Gregory at St. Michael Orthodox Church in Binghamton, NY on Sunday September 5, 2021. With the Tonsure to the Order of Reader of Timothy Paproski and Ordination to the Order of Subdeacon of Seminarian Dylan Kelemecz,

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Watch Ordination to the Subdiaconate of Dylan Kelemecz

Metropolitan Gregory is greeted with the traditional gifts of bread and a salt
Protopresbyter James Dutko, host pastor offers words of greeting to Metropolitan Gregory as he offers him the hand cross.
Metropolitan Gregory enters the Nave of the Church.
Timothy Paproski is led to the Metropolitan's Throne for tonsure to the order of Reader.
The prayer of the Rite of Tonsure.
The Tonsure
Timothy is vested in the Sticharion.
Newly vested Reader Timothy.
Chanting the Reading from the Acts of the Holy Apostles
Reader and Seminarian Dylan Kelemesz, is being led to the Metropolitan's Throne for ordination to the Subdiaconate
Prayer of ordination.
Prayer of Ordination.
Washing of Metropolitan's hands.
Newly ordained Subdeacon Dylan
Subdeacon Dylan remained at the icon of our Saviour until after the Cherubic Hymn.
"Blessed is the Kingdom...."
Metropolitan Gregory at the Episcopal Throne.
The Little Entrance.
The Homily.
The Homily
Censing at the Cherubic Hymn.
The Creed
Washing of His Eminence's hands by newly ordained Subdeacon Dylan.
"Receive the Body of Christ!"
Three Acolytes were blessed by Metropolitan Gregory.
Blessing of the Acolytes
Metropolitan Gregory, Joshua and parish acolytes.
Co-celebrating Clergy and Acolytes
Group photo of clergy and faithful in attendance at Divine Liturgy.
Group Photo of Clergy and faithful in attendance at Divine Liturgy.
Metropolitan Gregory with Reader Timothy and his wife Hailey.
Metropolitan Gregory with Reader Timothy and his wife and parents.
Reader Timothy with his wife and parents.
Metropolitan Gregory and Subdeacon Dylan.
Metropolitan Gregory with Subdeacon Dylan and his parents.
Subdeacon Dylan and his parents.