NEW YORK: May 20, 2022
Schedule of the funeral and burial services of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion
On Saturday, 21 May, 2022, the feast day of Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian, at the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady "of the Sign" in New York City, His Eminence Metropolitan Mark of Berlin and Germany will officate at Divine Liturgy at 7:30 am with the participation of archpastors, clergymen, representatives of other Local Orthodox Churches and a host of other clergymen. Following Liturgy, at approximately 10:30 am, a funeral in the monastic rite will be performed for His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion. All services will be live-streamed on YouTube here.
After the sendoff of the First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, the coffin will be taken to Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. On Sunday, 22 May, the feast day of the Translation of the Relics of St Nicholas of Myra the Miracle-worker, which is also the anniversary of the repose of Metropolitan Anastassy (Gribanovsky) of blessed memory, Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 9 am. The body of the late hierarch will remain in the monastery cathedral until 3 pm, after which a solemn pannikhida will be performed. The body of Metropolitan Hilarion will then be interred in the monastic cemetery.