NEW YORK: April 20, 2018
The Synod of Bishops will prayerfully mark the 10th anniversary of the service as First Hierarch of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York
During a meeting of the Synod of Bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, it was decided that the 10th anniversary of his service as First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York will be prayerfully marked with Divine Liturgy at the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady "of the Sign" in New York. The celebration will be held on Sunday, April 29.
A regular session of the Synod of Bishops will convene around the date of the celebration. On Saturday, April 28, the eve of the 4th Sunday of Pascha, all-night vigil will be performed at the cathedral with Paschal singing. The following day, the greeting of His Eminence and Divine Liturgy will commence at 9:30, after which there will be a concert. The sisterhood will then host a trapeza luncheon honoring Metropolitan Hilarion.