Friday, July 24, 2009
St. Irene Chrysovalantou, Feast, Vespers, Blessing of the Waters
Metropolitan Paisios of St. Irene Chrysovalantou in Astoria NY began with the Service of the Special Blessing of the Water for the beginning of the Feast & Vespers.
His Grace Bishop Athenagoras of Sinopi, representative of His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch arrived and will be Presiding at the festivities this weekend.
His Grace Bishop Vikentios blessed all the Vendors and Volunteers who will be working with the Festival.