Recent Archpastoral visit of His Eminence Archbishop Benjamin to Kodiak - 03/31/13

On March 31--the Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas--His Eminence Archbishop Benjamin celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Kodiak. At this time His Eminence elevated the Diocesan Administrator Hieromonk David (Mahaffey) to the dignity of Archimandrite, and Rector of Holy Resurrection Cathedral and Seminary Field Work Supervisor Priest Innocent Dresdow to the dignity of Archpriest. Also, third-year seminarian Subdeacon John (Simeon) Askoak was ordained to the Holy Diaconate, and seminarians Jason (Sergei) Chocknok, Leonard (Leonty) Wasillie, and Oscar (Sergei) Olsen III were tonsured as Readers. Pictures to come!

Rdr. Oscar, Leonard, and Jason (in black)
Dcn. John
Rdrs. Leonard and Jason, Dcn. John
Dcn. John
Rdr. Leonard
Rdr. Jason
Rdr. Oscar