NEWS AND EVENTS - Monday, August 17, 2009
BISHOP MITROPHAN VISITS LOCAL GREEK MONASTERY
Saxonburg, PA – On Monday, August 17, 2009 His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America officiated at the Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the Greek Orthodox Monastery of the Nativity of the Theotokos in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania. His Eminence Metropolitan Maximos of Pittsburgh was in attendance.
The occasion for the bishop's visit to the monastery was the visitation of the miraculous myrrh-streaming icon of the Most Holy Mother of God (from Hawaii; see here). His Grace, the bishop, anointed the many faithful who attended the morning's Divine Liturgy with the myrrh from the icon following the service.