Marking the 50th Anniversary of the repose of Metropolitan Leonty

Metropolitan Leonty


On May 14, 2015, the Orthodox Church in America marked the 50th anniversary of the repose of His Eminence, Metropolitan Leonty, who served as Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All America and Canada from 1950 until his repose in 1965.  Metropolitan Leonty is interred behind the altar of the Monastery Church of Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk, South Canaan, PA.

On Thursday, May 14, a well-attended symposium on the life and work of this beloved hierarch was held at Saint Tikhon’s Monastery and Seminary, South Canaan, PA.  [See related story.]  A detailed account of its proceedings will be forthcoming.

Metropolitan Leonty’s biography may be accessed here.

May the memory of Metropolitan Leonty be eternal!