(published October 5, 2011)
On Sunday, October 2, we continued the weekend celebration of our matronal Feast of the Holy Protection of the Theotokos His Grace bishop Michale assisted by Cathedral Clergy and Visiting Archpriest US Army Colonel Peter A. Baktis celebrated the Divine Liturgy. Cathedral Deacon Dr. Patrick Baumgarth, Ph.D was awared the double-orarion in hnor of his 11 years of faithful serve as a Deacon. At the end of the Liturgy Gramottas were awarded to our Parish Council Starosta George and his wife, Taissa Elia, and our Assistant Starosta Gregory and his wife Maureen Galterio for over 20 years continuous service. A festive luncheon was prepared for all in attendance.
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