On 8th and 9th April, the feast day of The Lord’s Entrance into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday), His Grace Bishop George led the divine services at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral. Co-celebrating with His Grace were the Cathedral dean Archpriest George Lapardin, Archpriest Nikolai, cleric of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Priest Adrian Augustus, rector St Michael’s Church, Blacktown, protodeacons, Alexander Kotlaroff, Martin Naef and deacon Michael Storozhev. The Cathedral was full with the faithful and the choir lead by Andrei Laptev sang reverently.
Following the Divine Liturgy, Bishop George served a memorial litiya for the victims of the terrorist attack in St Petersburg.
This feast day also marks Bishop George’s 30th anniversary in the priesthood. May God grant His Grace many more years in serving the Holy Church.