Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch (Primate) of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) and Bishop of the Orthodox Western Rite Communities will be making an Episcopal visit to Holy Cross Orthodox Church this Saturday and Sunday, and all of the scheduled events are open to the public. Holy Cross is a Western Rite parish of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.
Everyone is invited to attend and Visitors are always welcome!
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
5:00 PM — Solemn Vespers with Metropolitan Hilarion preaching.
Solemn Vespers will be followed by a Reception with refreshments for the Metropolitan.
There is no charge for the Reception, but a free will offering will be taken.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 26
9:15 AM — Formal reception of the Metropolitan at the door of the church with bread and salt, followed immediately by Solemn Matins and the Ordination of a Reader.
10:00 AM — Solemn Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist with Metropolitan Hilarion preaching.
The Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist will be followed by a catered Luncheon. Metropolitan Hilarion will speak at the Luncheon.
There is no charge for the Luncheon, but a free will offering will be taken.
Need some personal spiritual renewal? Interested in or curious about Western Orthodoxy? Been thinking about visiting Holy Cross parish, or haven’t visited in a while and thinking about taking another look? Long been drawn to the Orthodox Church, but do not feel at home in the Eastern Rite? Always wanted to meet and speak with an Orthodox bishop? This weekend is your opportunity. We love being Orthodox. Come and see why. We are a faithful, friendly and vibrant parish, and visitors are always welcome!
HOLY CROSS ORTHODOX CHURCH
7545 Main Street
Ralston, Nebraska 68127