JORDANVILLE, NY: June 29, 2022
Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, marks the 40th day of the repose of Metropolitan Hilarion with a Liturgy and pannikhida
On Friday, June 24, 2022, a day that the Holy Church honors the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign" and celebrates the memory of the Holy Apostles Bartholomew and Barnabas, Divine Liturgy was celebrated in Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, and a panihida served for the 40th day of the repose of Metropolitan Hilarion, ever-memorable First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad.
Celebrating Liturgy in the monastery’s main cathedral was His Grace Luke, Bishop of Manhattan, co-served by monastery and visiting clergy.
The monastery choir sang under the direction of Hieromonk Anatoly (Zilin). The service was calm, quiet, and in keeping with strict monastery rubrics.
All of the monastery brethren and the sisters from the two nearby convents gathered at the service. A contingent of pilgrims from Three Hierarchs Church in Florida came to honor the memory of the reposed Metropolitan and to pray in church. A group also came from Holy Myrrhbearers Church in Brooklyn. Most of the faithful communed of Christ’s Holy Mysteries.
After Liturgy, a panihida was served at Metropolitan Hilarion’s grave, which was adorned with flowers.