On Thursday, October 26/November 8, 2013, the feast day of the Great-Martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-Streamer was celebrated in a Vigil service at Holy Ascension Monastery in Bearsville, New York, and His Grace, Bishop Demetrius of Boston and New England, celebrated his name day.
Below, please find pictures of the feast at the Monastery. Many years to His Grace, Bishop Demetrius!
Refutation of an “Encyclical Sermon” by a Hierarch of the New Calendar Orthodox Church of Greece and a Wily Denigrator of Anti-Ecumenists and “Old Calendarists” Who Have Walled Themselves Off From His Church
by His Grace, Bishop Clement of Gardikion, Secretary of the Holy Synod
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