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Ordination of Bishop-Elect Ioannis of Phocaea

December 14, 2020

PISCATAWAY, NJ — By the grace of God, and the call of the Great Church of Christ, His Grace Bishop-Elect Ioannis of Phocaea will be ordained to the Holy Episcopacy by His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America on Saturday, December 19, 2020.  The ordination will take place at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church in Piscataway, NJ. Orthros will begin at 8:30am EST, and will be followed by the Archieratical Divine Liturgy and Service of Ordination at 10:00am EST.  

Due to Covid restrictions, please join in prayer online at www.gocnj.org/media/broadcasting-services

Source: goarch.org


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