SCHEDULE OF HIS GRACE, NIKON
BISHOP OF BOSTON, NEW ENGLAND AND THE ALBANIAN ARCHDIOCESE
On June 2, the bishop hosts a pastoral conference in Sturbridge, MA. His Grace makes an archpastoral visitation to All Saints of America mission in Salisbury, CT on June 5-6.
On Thursday, June 10 the Connecticut Deanery meets in Pittsfield, MA. On June 12-13, the bishop visits SS Peter and Paul Church in Meriden, CT. The Deans of the New England meet on Thursday, June 17 in Springfield, MA. On Sunday, June 20, Bishop Nikon makes an archpastoral visit to St. Mary's Church in Stamford, CT. From June 21-22, the Bishop attends a meeting in Syosset, NY of the OCA Pension Board, of which he is episcopal chair. On June 22 and 23, His Grace attends the Diaconal Training Session at St. Vladimir's Seminary in Crestwood, NY. On June 26-27, Bishop Nikon makes an archpastoral visitation to SS Peter and Paul Albanian Orthodox Church in Philadelphia to help celebrate their 90th Anniversary Jubilee.
On July 1, the bishop has a conference in Wellesley, MA. On July 5, the bishop meets with seminarian conference in Sturbridge, MA. On Tuesday, July 6, the bishop hosts His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah for a tour of the Boston Cathedral and a dinner meeting with diocesan clergy. On July 8, His Grace shall meet with the parish council of St. George Church in Trumbull, CT. On Tuesday, July 12, the bishop shall welcome a group of Orthodox young people to St. George Cathedral in Boston as part of the Crossroad program. On July 17-18, His Grace visits SS Peter ad Paul Church in Meriden, CT.
From July 20 through August 10, the bishop will not be in residence on a private trip.
On Saturday morning, August 14, the bishop attends a finance meeting of the DNE in Sturbridge, MA. On the evening of August 14, the bishop presides at Vespers at St. Mary's Assumption Church in Worcester, MA. On Sunday, August 15, he makes a archpastoral visitation to the Dormition Church in Cumberland, RI. On August 21-22, His Grace presides at the wedding of his niece at St. Nicholas Church in Jamaica Estates, NY.
On August 25, the bishop chairs a meeting of the NE Diocesan Council at SS Peter and Paul Church in Springfield, MA. On August 26-27, His Grace joins members of the Holy Synod for a conference. On August 28-29, the bishop visits St. Nicholas Church in Jamaica Estates, NY for the priestly ordination of Deacon Nathan Preston.
On September 4-5, Bishop Nikon makes an archpastoral visitation to the Northern Deanery and Holy Resurrection Church in Claremont, NH. The bishop shall attend a meeting of the Connecticut Deanery on September 9 at SS Cyril and Methodius Church in Terryville, CT. On September 11-12, His Grace returns to the Northern Deanery to visit St. Jacob Church in Northfield Falls, VT.
On September 18-19, the bishop visits St. Mary's Church in Waterbury, CT. On Monday, September 20, the bishop chairs a meeting of the OCA Pension Board in Syosset, NY
and from September 20-24 he is expected to attend a joint session of the Lesser Synod and Metropolitan Council in Syosset. He then proceeds to Natick, MA for the Annual Assembly of the Albanian Archdiocese through September 25. On the eve of September 25, he shall preside at Vespers at St. Mary's Church in Worcester, MA. On Sunday, September 26, His Grace visits Holy Trinity Cathedral in Boston for hierarchal liturgy and the ordination of Jeffrey Frate to the holy diaconate. On Thursday, September 30,
the bishop presides at a Vesperal Liturgy at Holy Trinity Church in New Britain, CT on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of their sisterhood.
During archpastoral visitations, the bishop prefers to be seated at luncheons with the parish children, in addition to scheduled meetings with the parish council.
Honoring a Silver Anniversary of Service: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Boston May 24, 2009
His Grace participates at Annual Pilgrimage to St. Tikhon's Monastery May 25, 2009
Prayers for U.S. Veterans in South Canaan
Bishop Nikon attends Dedication at Orthodox Christian Mission Center
in St. Augustine, Florida May 20-21. 2009
Bishop Nikon participates in a special gathering of the Holy Synod of Bishops
honoring His Eminence, Archbishop DMITRI in Dallas, Texas on May 12-14, 2009
His Grace greeted for the commemoration of the 100th Year of Repose
of St. Alexis Toth in Clinton, CT on May 6-7, 2009
Holy Unction Service of Connecticut Deanery on April 5, 2009 ~
Holy Trinity Church in Waterbury, CT
Greeting at SS Peter and Paul in Bethel, CT March, 2009
Helping the Hierarch
Dormition Feast in Cumberland, RI
Holy Resurrection in Claremont, New Hampshire
Tonsuring at St. Mark of Ephesus in Kingston, MA
Holy Trinity in Springfield, Vermont
Special Bouquet from St. Nicholas in Norwich, CT
A welcome of bread and salt to Holy Trinity in New Britain, CT
With Teens from CrossRoad Program
Award from the President of Albania
Brother bishops concelebrating
"...Rightly divining the Word of Thy Truth....."
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