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The Ordination to the Holy Priesthood of Fr. Thomas Kovalak

On Saturday March 23, 2024, His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory made an Archpastoral Visit to St. Paul the Apostle Church in Freehold, NJ to ordain Deacon Thomas Kovalak to the Holy Priesthood. His Eminence was joined by the Clergy of the New Jersey Deanery.

Photos show scenes from the Ordination Liturgy.
Deacon Thomas is being presented to Metropolitan Gregory for Ordination.
Deacon Thomas addresses the faithful in attendance before being ordained to the Holy Priesthood.
"O Holy Martyrs..." Deacon Thomas is being Led around the Altar.
Deacon Thomas professes the Creed and pledges loyalty to the Bishop and the Church.
The Laying on of Hands.
AXIOS!!!! He Is Worthy!
Metropolitan Gregory offers the Homily.
Metropolitan Gregory with Fr. Thomas and his faily.
The faithful and clergy in attendance.
Co-Celebrating Clergy.