Second Anniversary of Metropolitan Jonah’s Enthronement celebrated at DC’s St. Nicholas Cathedral


WASHINGTON, DC [OCA] — The second anniversary of the enthronement of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah as Primate of the Orthodox Church in America was celebrated at Saint Nicholas Cathedral here on Sunday, January 9, 2011.

Among those concelebrating the Divine Liturgy with Metropolitan Jonah was His Eminence, Archbishop Justinian of Naro-Fominsk, Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the United States. Archbishop Justinian relayed warm greetings from His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus, together with his personal greetings and words of encouragement for Metropolitan Jonah’s ministry. He also presented a statue of Saint Tikhon of Moscow to Metropolitan Jonah.