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Ordinations For St. Silouan Orthodox Church (10/2/22)

On October 3, 2022, His Eminence, Metropolitan Gregory ordained three men from St. Silouan the Athonite Mission of Toronto to Holy Orders at St. Cyril and Methodios Chapel at Camp Nazareth.

The newly ordained clergy include Aubrey (Andrew) Kissoon who was Tonsured a Reader and ordained Subdeacon, Reader. Maurice Cyril Chen who was ordained as Subdeacon and Subdeacon Michael Luciuk who was ordained as Deacon.

Co-celebrating with His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory were Fr. Stephen Loposky, Administrator of Camp Nazareth, Fr. Paul Tadros, pastor of St. Silouan Mission and Fr. Rodion Luciuk, the father of the newly ordained Deacon Michael.

A large group of parishioners from St. Silouan Mission made the pilgrimage from Toronto for this momentous occasion in the life of the parish.
Reader Maurice Cyril Chen is led to is led to his ordination by Fr Paul and Fr Stephen
Reader Maurice is ordained by Metropolitan Gregory
Reader Aubrey is led to be ordained a Subdeacon by Fr Paul and Fr Rodion
Aubrey (Andrew) Kissoon is Tonsured a Reader
The newly ordained wait with pitchers in front of the iconostasis
The great entrance with the newly ordained Subdeacons
Subdeacon Michael Luciuk is presented for ordination by Fr Paul Tadros and his father, Fr Rodion Luciuk
Subdcn Michael is presented
Subdeacon Michael is led around the the altar.
Subdeacon Michael reverences Metropolitan Gregory's epigonation as he circles the altar.
"The divine grace, which always heals that which is infirm and completes that which is lacking...
Axios! Axios! Axios!
Newly-ordained Deacon. Michael with his family.
Newly-ordained Subdeacon Maurice with Metropolitan Gregory and his family.
The faithful of St Silouan's Orthodox Church in Toronto that made the journey to Camp Nazareth for the Ordination
Metropolitan Gregory with the children.
Newly-ordained Dn. Michael with Metropolitan Gregory and his family.
Newly-ordained Subdn. Arsenios (Aubrey) with Metropolitan Gregory and his family.
The clergy of St. Silouan Parish.
Camp Nazareth provided wonderful hospitality including a meal and cake afterword
The newly ordained servants of the Church cut the cake.