DIOCESE OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND: April 3, 2018
His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrates Palm Sunday at SS Peter and Paul Cathedral in Strathfield
On Sunday, April 1, 2018, the feast day of the Lord’s Entrance into Jerusalem, His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrated divine services at SS Peter and Paul Cathedral in Strathfield, near Sydney, Australia. Concelebrating with His Grace were the cathedral’s Senior Priest, Archpriest George Lapardin, Protodeacon Alexander Kotlaroff and Deacon Michael Storozhev. The cathedral was filled with the faithful, while the choir, led by Andrei Laptev, sang reverently.
At the completion of Divine Liturgy, Bishop George congratulated Protodeacon Alexander on his 20th anniversary of diaconal service. Many years was then intoned.