Consecration of Bishop John
December 24, 2007 OS / January 6, 2008 NS

Proclamation of the Election of Bishop John.
Proclamation of the Election of Bishop John.
Bishop Elect John is being blessed by the Hierarchs.
Bishop Elect John is being blessed by the Hierarchs.
Archbishops Gregory and Ambrose praying before the holy Liturgy.
Archbishops Gregory and Ambrose praying before the holy Liturgy.
Bishop Elect John receiving the blessing from the hierarchs before his
          confession of Faith.
Bishop Elect John receiving the blessing from the hierarchs before his confession of Faith.
Bishop Elect John making the first of the three confessions of Faith.
Bishop Elect John making the first of the three confessions of Faith.
Bishop Elect John again receiving the blessing at the end of his
          confession of Faith.
Bishop Elect John again receiving the blessing at the end of his confession of Faith.
The hierarchs exhorting Bishop Elect John at the end of his confession of
          Faith.
The hierarchs exhorting Bishop Elect John at the end of his confession of Faith.
The clergy and the people chanting Many Years to Bishop Elect John.
The clergy and the people chanting Many Years to Bishop Elect John.
The hierarchs at the beginning of the Divine Liturgy.
The hierarchs at the beginning of the Divine Liturgy.
Hieromonk Symeon at the Little Entrance.
Hieromonk Symeon at the Little Entrance.
Archbishop Gregory blessing at the Little Entrance.
Archbishop Gregory blessing at the Little Entrance.
Archbishop Gregory blessing the faithful during the thrice holy hymn.
Archbishop Gregory blessing the faithful during the thrice holy hymn.
The consecration of Bishop John.
The consecration of Bishop John.
The consecration of Bishop John.
The consecration of Bishop John.
Bishop John being vested with the Sakkos.
Bishop John being vested with the Sakkos.
Bishop John being vested with the Omophorion.
Bishop John being vested with the Omophorion.
Bishop John being given the Panaghia.
Bishop John being given the Panaghia.
Bishop John being given the mitre. Axios! Axios! Axios!
Bishop John being given the mitre. Axios! Axios! Axios!
The three bishops seated at the High Place.
The three bishops seated at the High Place.
At the Cherubic Hymn, Archbishop Gregory washing his hands.
At the Cherubic Hymn, Archbishop Gregory washing his hands.
Father Symeon at the Great Entrance.
Father Symeon at the Great Entrance.
Bishop John receiving the chalice at the Great Entrance.
Bishop John receiving the chalice at the Great Entrance.
Bishop John, “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of
          God the Father, and the communion of the Holy Spirit, be with you all!”
Bishop John, “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God the Father, and the communion of the Holy Spirit, be with you all!”
The three hierarchs during the Divine Liturgy.
The three hierarchs during the Divine Liturgy.
Archbishop Gregory, Archbishop Ambrose and Bishop John.
Archbishop Gregory, Archbishop Ambrose and Bishop John.
The hierarchs at the enthronement of Bishop John.
The hierarchs at the enthronement of Bishop John.
Bishop John reading his ordination speech.
Bishop John reading his ordination speech.
The hierarchs at the enthronement of Bishop John.
The hierarchs at the enthronement of Bishop John.
The faithful and the clergy chant “Many Years” to Bishop
          John.
The faithful and the clergy chant “Many Years” to Bishop John.
The three hierarchs at the end Divine Liturgy in their mantias. Bishop
          John was given the mantia worn by Saint John Maximovitch, his patron Saint.
The three hierarchs at the end Divine Liturgy in their mantias. Bishop John was given the mantia worn by Saint John Maximovitch, his patron Saint.

 

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