JORDANVILLE: January 13, 2006

His Eminence Metropolitan Laurus Performs Holiday Services

at Holy Trinity Monastery


His Eminence Metropolitan Laurus performed all the services according to the monastic rule on the eve and the day of the Nativity of the Lord along with the monastic clergymen. After the festal trapeza, His Eminence received guests at his residence in the monastic house. Here, as is customary, Archimandrite Flor performed a brief moleben, during which His Eminence and the brethren were commemorated. On the second day of the feast, when the Holy Church honors the Most-Blessed Virgin Theotokos, His Eminence Vladyka performed Divine Liturgy at the monastery cathedral.

On January 14, His Eminence will perform Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Sign at the Synod Building in New York. Then His Eminence will depart for the St Vladimir Memorial Church in Jackson, NJ. Here, the First Hierarch will perform the services for St Seraphim of Sarov.

His Eminence will perform the services for the Epiphany of the Lord at Holy Trinity Monastery, and on January 22, the feast day of St Philipp, Metropolitan of Moscow, His Eminence will perform Divine Liturgy at Epiphany Church in Roslindale, MA (near Boston).