On Sunday March 12, the Second Sunday of Great Lent, the commemoration of St. Gregory of Palamas, the Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk led the Divine Liturgy in St. Nicholas Cathedral in New York City. His Grace was co-served by cathedral clergy. 

At the conclusion of the Liturgy, Bishop John delivered a sermon on the theme of the appointed Gospel reading.