On Sunday, October 29, 2017, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon concelebrated the Divine Liturgy with His Beatitude, Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East and His Eminence, Metropolitan Joseph of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of Saint Nicholas here.
Also concelebrating at the Divine Liturgy were His Grace, Bishop Thomas of the Antiochian Diocese of Oakland, Charleston and the Mid-Atlantic; His Grace, Bishop John of the Diocese of Worcester and New England; and His Grace, Bishop Nicholas of the Diocese of Miami and the Southeast.
Following the Divine Liturgy, Patriarch John was honored at a reception and fundraising luncheon. Among those in attendance were the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, His Eminence and Beatitude Patriarch Bechara Peter Cardinal Rai, and the Bishop of the Maronite Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn, His Excellency, Bishop Gregory John Mansour. Funds raised at the luncheon were earmarked to support the victims and relief efforts of the ongoing war in Syria.
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Photo credit: Subdeacon Roman Ostash.