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His Eminence Metropolitan Antony Enthroned UOCofUSA
« on: January 28, 2013, 10:22:51 AM »

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His Eminence Metropolitan Antony was enthroned on January 26, 2013, as the fourth Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA during a magnificent and traditional ceremony at St. Andrew the First Called Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Silver Spring, MD. The Enthronement services were attended by more than 500 faithful and about 70 clergymen of the Metropolia and many visitors from across the country from various Orthodox and Catholic jurisdictions.



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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2013, 10:33:59 AM »
AXIOS!  AXIOS!  AXIOS!
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« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2013, 01:18:08 PM »
ΑΞΙΟΣ! ΑΞΙΟΣ! ΑΞΙΟΣ!
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« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2013, 01:54:15 PM »
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« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2013, 02:01:13 PM »

I'm sure there's a funny joke in there somewhere....but, I don't get it.
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« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2013, 02:06:18 PM »

I'm sure there's a funny joke in there somewhere....but, I don't get it.


Two metropolitans in 3 days enthroned in Washington.
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« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2013, 03:25:12 PM »
"Axios," "Axios," "Axios."
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« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2013, 03:47:14 AM »
A beautiful event.  Fortunate to have attended. 

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Metropolitan Antony enthroned
« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2013, 10:08:52 PM »
Many years to the newly enthroned Metropolitan Antony of the Uoc USA. Mnohaya leta

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« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2013, 02:21:36 AM »
Metropolitan Antony looks regal in his white klobuk and blue mantilla.  He's an AWESOME man.
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« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2013, 02:22:22 AM »
A beautiful event.  Fortunate to have attended. 

I couldn't make the trip.  You are a lucky man to have been there!

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« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2013, 02:52:57 AM »
I just looked at the pictures.  All the folks that came from near and far!  Bishop Michael Dahulich, Bishop Melchesidek, Archbishop Nathaniel, Bishop Andrij, Met. Yurij, etc...  Archbishop Demtrios, all the priests and laity.  What a wonderful event.  I wish I could have made the trip.

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« Reply #12 on: January 30, 2013, 03:00:12 AM »
I just looked at the pictures.  All the folks that came from near and far!  Bishop Michael Dahulich, Bishop Melchesidek, Archbishop Nathaniel, Bishop Andrij, Met. Yurij, etc...  Archbishop Demtrios,

Yet no concelebration.
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« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2013, 07:05:29 AM »
I did not see Bishop Gregorios listed or in the photos but the event was listed under his itinerary on the ACROD site.

Was he there?
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« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2013, 09:43:55 AM »
I did not see Bishop Gregorios listed or in the photos but the event was listed under his itinerary on the ACROD site.

Was he there?

There was snow in the mountains and he was unable to attend. It was wonderful to see the OCA Bishops were there though. As to concelebration, at Bishop Gregorios' enthronement three priests concelebrated the liturgy per se and the other hierarchy and clergy came to the sanctuary for communion. I assume that the OCA Bishops did so on Saturday.
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« Reply #15 on: January 30, 2013, 11:15:04 AM »
I just looked at the pictures.  All the folks that came from near and far!  Bishop Michael Dahulich, Bishop Melchesidek, Archbishop Nathaniel, Bishop Andrij, Met. Yurij, etc...  Archbishop Demtrios,

Yet no concelebration.

Due to the limited space in the altar, only 3 bishops, 4 priests, and one deacon served.  All the Bishops present communed.   

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« Reply #16 on: January 30, 2013, 11:16:40 AM »
I just looked at the pictures.  All the folks that came from near and far!  Bishop Michael Dahulich, Bishop Melchesidek, Archbishop Nathaniel, Bishop Andrij, Met. Yurij, etc...  Archbishop Demtrios,

Yet no concelebration.

Due to the limited space in the altar, only 3 bishops, 4 priests, and one deacon served.  All the Bishops present communed.   

Thank you.
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« Reply #17 on: January 30, 2013, 11:25:10 AM »
At first I was a little surprised at the number of OCA bishops, who attended, but then I remembered His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon was being enthroned on Sunday.  Wish I could have been there, too, to celebrate with my Metropolitan and also renew an old friendship with His Grace, Bishop Melchesidek.
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« Reply #18 on: January 30, 2013, 11:25:36 AM »
I just looked at the pictures.  All the folks that came from near and far!  Bishop Michael Dahulich, Bishop Melchesidek, Archbishop Nathaniel, Bishop Andrij, Met. Yurij, etc...  Archbishop Demtrios,

Yet no concelebration.

Due to the limited space in the altar, only 3 bishops, 4 priests, and one deacon served.  All the Bishops present communed.   

I wish I had been there.  Would have been sooooo awesome!  :)  

Conquer evil men by your gentle kindness, and make zealous men wonder at your goodness. Put the lover of legality to shame by your compassion. With the afflicted be afflicted in mind. Love all men, but keep distant from all men.
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« Reply #19 on: January 30, 2013, 11:28:35 AM »
I just looked at the pictures.  All the folks that came from near and far!  Bishop Michael Dahulich, Bishop Melchesidek, Archbishop Nathaniel, Bishop Andrij, Met. Yurij, etc...  Archbishop Demtrios,

Yet no concelebration.

Due to the limited space in the altar, only 3 bishops, 4 priests, and one deacon served.  All the Bishops present communed.    

I wish I had been there.  Would have been sooooo awesome!  :)  



I hope like for His Grace, Bishop Daniel's consecration, there will be a DVD made of this important event in the life of our UOCofUSA.

I just checked on YouTube and St. Michael's UOC has the video of the Divine Liturgy and the Enthronment: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNBfw1izZkE
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« Reply #20 on: January 30, 2013, 03:49:08 PM »
I just looked at the pictures.  All the folks that came from near and far!  Bishop Michael Dahulich, Bishop Melchesidek, Archbishop Nathaniel, Bishop Andrij, Met. Yurij, etc...  Archbishop Demtrios,

Yet no concelebration.

Due to the limited space in the altar, only 3 bishops, 4 priests, and one deacon served.  All the Bishops present communed.    

I wish I had been there.  Would have been sooooo awesome!  :)  



I hope like for His Grace, Bishop Daniel's consecration, there will be a DVD made of this important event in the life of our UOCofUSA.

I just checked on YouTube and St. Michael's UOC has the video of the Divine Liturgy and the Enthronment: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNBfw1izZkE

thank you for posting this!  very cool! 
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