JORDANVILLE, NY: 17 May 2023
The First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad heads divine services on the first anniversary of the repose of Metropolitan Hilarion of blessed memory
On Tuesday, 16 May, 2023, the feast day of St Theodosius of the Kievan Caves, and the anniversary of the repose of Metropolitan Hilarion (Kapral), His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, having prayed at the monastic midnight office at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, officiated at early Divine Liturgy in the monastery’s Cathedral. Special commemoration was made for Metropolitan Hilarion during the service.
After a memorial trapeza luncheon held at noon, His Eminence performed a pannikhida service at the grave of the sixth Primate of the Russian Church Abroad at the monastic cemetery.