Consecration of Bishop-Elect Archimandrite Alexander Information

Our Diocese will be celebrating the consecration of Archimandrite Alexander (Golitzin) as Bishop of Toledo, Bulgarian Diocese, OCA, the weekend of May 4-6 at St. George Orthodox Cathedral in Rossford (Toledo), Ohio.

Bishop-Elect Fr. Alexander Golitzin

Bishop-Elect Fr. Alexander Golitzin

FRIDAY, MAY 4
On Friday evening, May 4, 2012, Vespers will be celebrated at 7:00 pm, and in preparation for his consecration, Bishop-Elect Alexander will make his profession of faith before His Beatitude Metropolitan Jonah and the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America.

SATURDAY, MAY 5
On Saturday, May 5, 2012, Father Alexander will be consecrated Bishop. At 9:00 am Metropolitan Jonah and the Holy Synod of Bishops will be greeted at the doors of the Cathedral for the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy and the Episcopal Consecration, followed by his installation as Bishop of the Bulgarian Diocese of Toledo. Orthodox Church in America

The Consecration Banquet will be held in the Cathedral Hall at 1:00 pm. Reservations for the Banquet may be made with our Parish representative, Mrs. Veronica Bilas (330-336-6127). Adults: $30.00; Children (11-18) $10.00; Children (10 and under) free. Reservations must be made by April 30. No tickets will be sold at the door.

In preparation for the Sunday Divine Liturgy, Great Vespers will be served Saturday evening at 6:00 pm.

SUNDAY, MAY 6
On Sunday morning, May 6, 2012, His Grace Bishop Alexander will be greeted at the doors at 9:30 am for the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy concelebrated by all the Diocesan Clergy

A Sunday Brunch will be held in the Cathedral Hall following the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy. Reservations may be made with our Parish representative, Mrs. Veronica Bilas (330-336-6127). Adults $11.00; Children (11-18) $5.00; Children (10 1nd under) free. Reservations must be made by April 30. No tickets will be sold at the door.

HOTEL ROOMS FOR THE WEEKEND
Rooms may be booked for the weekend at the Holiday Inn French Quarter, 10630 Fremont Pike, in Perrysburg, Ohio. To book a room at the special rate of $89.00 per night, call the hotel at 888-874-2592 and ask for the rate of the Bulgarian Diocese OR Book online at www.hifq.com. The group code for the special rate is BDO.

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