On Sunday, October 9, the Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk presided at the Divine Liturgy in St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco Church in Framingham, Massachusetts. His Grace was co-served by parish clergy.
At the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy, Bishop John preformed the blessing of new bells for the parish belfry. After his sermon, Bishop John congratulated parishioners with the feast of the Uncovering of the Relics of the Holy Hierarch John of Shanghai and San Francisco and presented the parish with a new set of spears to be used in the preparation of the Holy Gifts.
Interaction between Bishop John, the clergy and the parishioners continued during the trapeza.