Pastoral visit to St. Michael Church in Jermyn - 04/03/11

On the fourth Sunday of Great Lent, April 4, His Grace Bishop Tikhon concelebrated the Divine Liturgy at St. Michael's in Jermyn with rector Fr. John Kowalczyk, Fr. Michael Lipa, Protodeacon Keith Russin.  Vladimir Kitchura was tonsured a reader by His Grace.  Protodeacon Petorak was also awarded the Order of St. Tikhon of Moscow for his dedicated service at St. Michael's, his work in establishing a sister church in the Ukraine and selfless service throughout the diocese.