Chernovitsy, Ukraine, May 27, 2011
Tuesday, May 24, 2011, the feast day of the brothers SS
Cyril and Methodius, Equals-to-the-Apostles, the
namesday of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and
All Russia, His Eminence Metropolitan Onouphry of
Chernovtsky and Bukovino, having performed the blessing
of the altar table for Pokrovsky Church on the
outskirts of Chernovtsy, officiated at Divine Liturgy.
During the solemn service, with the blessing of His
Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and
New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church
Outside of Russia, Vladyka Onouphry performed the
priestly ordination of Deacon Antony Odaisky, a cleric
of Archangel Michael Church in Cannes, France, which is
under the direct authority of the President of the
Synod of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad.
Participating in the Divine Liturgy, in addition to
clergymen from Bukovino Diocese, were Protopriest Michael
Boikov, Representative of the First Hierarch of ROCOR in
Cannes, and Protopriest Serafim Gan, Chancellor of the
Synod of Bishops.
At the present time, Fr Antony will perform the forty-day
services at Holy Spirit Cathedral in Chernovtsy, after
which he will depart for his church in Cannes.
Official website of the Russian Church Abroad
31 мая 2011 г.