Great Vespers and Sanctification of the new iconostasis

"Great Vespers and Sanctification of the new iconostasis"

On Saturday, January 24th 2015 AD, in the church of St Nicholas in Preston (Melbourne, Australia), the Office of Great Vespers was celebrated. After the Vespers, the diocesan hierarch, Metropolitan Peter together with the Metropolitans k. Joseph of Tetovo and Gostivar and k. Dr. Joseph of Kumanovo and Osogovo celebrated the Office of Sanctification of the icons of the iconostasis. His Eminence, Metropolitan of Kumanovo and Osogovo k. Joseph addressed the faithful with a paternal homily. Revered Dushko Spirkoski, rector of the church, in behalf of the priesthood and the faithful offered his warm greetings and immeasurable gratitude for the blessing of Metropolitans’ honorable visit. He also expressed his gratitude for the donors of the icons, asking them to continue with their sacred deed.

This prayerful gathering ended with an agape meal.

Source: Diocese of Australia and New Zealand