Deacon Ordained at All Saints of North America Monastery, BC

July 15, 2018

The ordination of a new deacon brought joy to the monastery of all Saints of North America and the congregation of the church of the Theotokos, Joy of Canada. Mircea Markel Tihon completed his seminary training in Romania and has served as reader at the monastery for some years now.

Deacon Markel was born in Moldova, one of a set of triplets. His twin sister Galina is a member of the congregation. Deacon Markel’s wife Rodica is one of the chanters who leads the congregation in singing on Sundays.