Photo Gallery

Cornerstone Ceremony

August 18, 2002
Metropolitan Nicholas Begins the Day's Celebration With the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy in the Camp Pavilion.
Metropolitan Nicholas Concelebrates the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy With Visiting Archbishop Vsevolod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. and Diocesan Clergy.
Metropolitan Nicholas and Concelebrating Clergy Pose with Consul Igor Pacolak of the Slovak Embassy and His Wife Monika.
Metropolitan Nicholas and Archbishop Vsevolod at the Start of the Cornerstone Blessing Service.
Protopresbyter Stephen Dutko (Center) Assists Metropolitan Nicholas During the Cornerstone Blessing Service.
Metropolitan Nicholas Blesses the Cornerstone.
Metropolitan Nicholas Places the Cover on the TIme Capsule Which Was Sealed Behind the Cornerstone.
Close up of the Newly Installed Church Cornerstone.
Close-up of the Newly Installed Heritage Center Cornerstone.
Metropolitan Presents Newly Blessed Cornerstone to the Assembled Faithful.
Metropolitan Nicholas with Consul Igor Pacolak and Wife Monika.
Metropolitan Nicholas and Archbishop Vsevolod Begin the Church Bell Blessing Service.
Metropolitan Nicholas Names the Bells.
Metropolitan Nicholas Rings the Newly Consecrated Bells.
Representatives From St. Mary's Church of Bluefield, West Virginia, Donors of the Bells Ringing the Newly Blessed Bells.
Metropolitan Nicholas Presents a Hramota to the Faithful of St. Mary's Parish in Recognition of Their Generous Donation of the Church Bells From Their Former Church in Elkorn, West Virginia.
More Than 700 Faithful Attend the Celebratory Banquet On This Most Beautiful Day, the Eve of the Feast of the Transfiguration

View of Construction Progress From the Picnic Pavilion.
Metropolitan Nicholas, Joined by Jerry Jumba and the Choir of St. Nicholas Church of Homestead, PA Leading a Sing-Along of Traditional Carpatho-Rusyn Folk Songs.