Metropolitan Jonah's Visit - 2010 - 02/28/10

His Beatitude JONAH, Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All America and Canada, Locum Tenens of Dallas and the South, served the Primatial Divine Liturgy at St. Maximus on Sunday, February 28, 2010.
The church is prepared for the arrival of +JONAH
Awaiting the Metropolitan
Metropolitan JONAH comes up the walkway
The Metropolitan is greeted with bread, salt, and flowers.
Vesting with the mantiya
Deacon Steven Kroll reads the entrance prayers.
Ton Despotin
Being vested by the subdeacons
The mitre is presented by Subdeacon Vladimir
The Metropolitan is fully vested
Blessing with the Dikiri and Trikiri
Blessing with the Dikiri and Trikiri
Washing of the Metropolitan's hands
Blessing the faithful
A trio sings "Eis polla eti, Despota!"
The Epistle is read by Dr. Richard Joines
The choir
Deacon Steven proclaims the Gospel
Metropolitan JONAH gives the homily
Deacon Steven proclaims the Litany
The Great Entrance
Fr. Justin makes a commemoration at the Great Entrance
Blessing the faithful
Blessing the faithful
At the dismissal
Many Years!
Metropolitan JONAH
Metropolitan JONAH with Fr. Justin
Parish picture with Metropolitan JONAH
The St. Maximus Choir with Metropolitan JONAH