Bishop-Elect Gregory Of Nyssa
To Be Ordained to the Episcopacy
November 27, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Bishop-elect Gregory (Tatsis), who was elected Diocesan Bishop of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA with the title of Bishop of Nyssa by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate on August 30, 2012, will be ordained to the Episcopacy by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America on  November 27, 2012 at Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Johnstown, PA. Concelebrating with the Archbishop will be hierarchs from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A

His Grace, Bishop-Elect Gregory will travel to the Ecumenical Patriarchate on at the end of October for the official ceremonies of announcement and acceptance, known as Mikro and Mega Minima.

Following the Ordination to the Episcopacy, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America will enthrone the new Bishop as the fourth Ruling Bishop of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA. The Diocesan Cathedral of Christ the Saviour is located at 300 Garfield Street in Johnstown, PA.

Additional logistical information regarding hotel accommodations and banquet reservations will be forthcoming.

Read the Press Release issued upon his election


Epistle Reading: Romans 11:2-12

Gospel Reading: Matthew 11:20-26

Agrippina the Martyr of Rome; Holy Martyrs Aristocleus the Priest, Demetrius the Deacon and Athanasius the Reader; The Holy New Bishop Martyrs Gerasimus of Crete, Neophytos of Knossos, Joachim of Cherronisos, Hierotheos of Lampi, Zachariah of Sitia, Joachim of Petra, Gerasimos of Rethymno, Kallinikos of Kydonia, Melchizedek of Kissamos, Kallinikos of Diopolos, and those Martyred with them (1821-1822); Mark, Bishop of Ephesus; Etheldreda the Queen

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