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Church of Russia to host Metropolitan Jonah April 25-May 4
« on: April 24, 2009, 10:42:26 PM »
Church of Russia to host Metropolitan Jonah April 25-May 4

Posted 04/23

SYOSSET, NY [OCA Communications] -- At the invitation of His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah will be the guest of the Church of Russia from April 25 through May 4, 2009.

The visit marks Metropolitan Jonah's first official visit to a sister Orthodox Church since his election as Primate of the Orthodox Church in America in November 2008.

During his visit, Metropolitan Jonah will concelebrate the Divine Liturgy with Patriarch Kirill at Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral and at the 15th century Dormition Cathedral in the Kremlin. He also will visit the OCA's Representation Church of the Great Martyr Catherine in central Moscow and the Valaam Monastery in northern Russia, where he began his life and ministry as a monastic.

Accompanying Metropolitan Jonah will be His Eminence, Archbishop Seraphim of Ottawa and Canada; the Very Rev. Alexander Garklavs, OCA Chancellor; the Very Rev. Leonid Kishkovsky, OCA Director of External Affairs and Interchurch Relations; and Archdeacon Kirill Sokolov.

http://www.oca.org/news/1824

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Re: Church of Russia to host Metropolitan Jonah April 25-May 4
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2009, 10:44:52 PM »
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Church of Russia to host Metropolitan Jonah April 25-May 4

Posted 04/23

SYOSSET, NY [OCA Communications] -- At the invitation of His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah will be the guest of the Church of Russia from April 25 through May 4, 2009.

The visit marks Metropolitan Jonah's first official visit to a sister Orthodox Church since his election as Primate of the Orthodox Church in America in November 2008.

During his visit, Metropolitan Jonah will concelebrate the Divine Liturgy with Patriarch Kirill at Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral and at the 15th century Dormition Cathedral in the Kremlin. He also will visit the OCA's Representation Church of the Great Martyr Catherine in central Moscow and the Valaam Monastery in northern Russia, where he began his life and ministry as a monastic.

Accompanying Metropolitan Jonah will be His Eminence, Archbishop Seraphim of Ottawa and Canada; the Very Rev. Alexander Garklavs, OCA Chancellor; the Very Rev. Leonid Kishkovsky, OCA Director of External Affairs and Interchurch Relations; and Archdeacon Kirill Sokolov.

http://www.oca.org/news/1824


LOL.  Think they will be talking about our little meeting today, and the EP's little meeting in June?
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Re: Church of Russia to host Metropolitan Jonah April 25-May 4
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2009, 10:49:59 PM »
Huqqan Qam!

I hope so. Right now, things are looking good!  :) ;)

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Re: Church of Russia to host Metropolitan Jonah April 25-May 4
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2009, 07:37:48 AM »
LOL.  Think they will be talking about our little meeting today, and the EP's little meeting in June?

Maybe they're just getting together to trade recipes.  I hear the MP makes killer Pelmeni.
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Re: Church of Russia to host Metropolitan Jonah April 25-May 4
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2009, 08:19:50 AM »
LOL.  Think they will be talking about our little meeting today, and the EP's little meeting in June?

Maybe they're just getting together to trade recipes.  I hear the MP makes killer Pelmeni.

I am sure I have read somewhere that Metropolitan Jonah is visiting the Ecumenical Patriarch also on this trip abroad?   Magiritsa fans?  ;D

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Re: Church of Russia to host Metropolitan Jonah April 25-May 4
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2009, 05:23:47 PM »
I am sure I have read somewhere that Metropolitan Jonah is visiting the Ecumenical Patriarch also on this trip abroad? 

 ??? Where have you heard about this?

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Re: Church of Russia to host Metropolitan Jonah April 25-May 4
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2009, 02:08:24 PM »
Maybe they're just getting together to trade recipes.  I hear the MP makes killer Pelmeni.

I am sure I have read somewhere that Metropolitan Jonah is visiting the Ecumenical Patriarch also on this trip abroad?   Magiritsa fans?  ;D

I had heard this too; similar to the new MP's "tour of Autocephalous Churches."
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