On Monday, August 1, the feast of the uncovering of the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov and the second anniversary of his consecration to the episcopacy, the Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk celebrated the Divine Liturgy in St. Nicholas Cathedral in New York City. His Grace was co-served by cathedral clergy.

After Holy Communion, the clergy proceeded to sing the magnification to St. Seraphim before the Holy Icon of the saint. Bishop John delivered a sermon on the life of St. Seraphim.

We sincerely congratulate our dear archpastor on the anniversary of his consecration to the episcopacy, and wish him many years in the vineyard of Christ!