Early Sunday morning, with the sun shining brightly through the large spruce trees, which towered over the domed church, the parish of St. Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, in Southfield, Michigan, was bustling with activity. Entering the narthex, His Eminence donned his mantia, and entered the Sanctuary where Very Reverend Paul Bondarchuk, parish pastor, who was celebrating his 20th Anniversary of Ordination to the Holy Priesthood, greeted him with a Cross. The nave was decorated with Ukrainian embroidered towels hanging from the pews, along the main aisle.