On May 8, the 3rd Sunday of Pascha, the feast of the Holy Myrrh-bearing Women, Bishop Luke of Syracuse celebrated Divine Liturgy in the lower church of Venerable Job of Pochaev at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY.
His Grace was co-served by monastery and visiting clergy. During Divine Liturgy, with the blessing of the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, Bishop Luke ordained seminary students Deacon Romanos Regado to the priesthood and Lawrence Cunningham a subdeacon, then later to diaconate after the Eucharistic Canon. The newly ordained clerics will complete their studies, then continue their clerical service in the Philippines.
Pictured above: Filipino clergy Priest Romanos Regado, Hieromonk Felipe Balingit, Deacon Lawrence Cunningham.