Holy Theophany at St. Nikolai of Zhitsa Mission in Whitehorse, Yukon

January 6, 2013

St. Nikolai Mission welcomed their new Mission Priest, Fr. Matthew Francis, for his first pastoral visit since he was assigned by His Grace, Bishop Irénée to serve Whitehorse.

The Mission currently meets for worship in a rented space at the Yukon Transportation Museum.

Great Vespers was served Saturday evening - Jan 5, followed by the Great Blessing of Water. On Sunday morning - Jan 6, the Divine Liturgy was served. Immediately afterwards, all the faithful travelled to the Rotary Centennial Walking Bridge for the Blessing of the Yukon River.
See more details at the church website.