On October 18th, following the Antiochian Synod of Bishops meeting (10/16) and the meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese (10/17), Hierarchical Liturgy was served at St George Church; in addition to visiting priests and deacons, three hierarchs celebrated: Metropolitan PHILIP, Bishop ANTOUN, and Bishop ALEXANDER.
Listen to the Hierarchical Liturgy here.
Here’s some pics, thanks to Hatem Khalaf, taken during the service …
Metropolitan PHILIP, Bishop ANTOUN, and Bishop ALEXANDER bless the faithful with the dikirion and trikirion.
October is Youth Month; this youth is my favorite oldest daughter.
Bishop ANTOUN blesses the Epistle readers.
The Metropolitan delivers the homily.
CHOIR: “We lift them up unto the Lord!”
The communion of the faithful (L to R: Fr Joseph Purpura, Fr Joseph Shahda, Bishop ALEXANDER, Fr Joseph Huneycutt).
Bishop ALEXANDER distributing the Holy Gifts.