Patronal Feast at ‏St. Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox Church, Richmond Hill, ON

August 4, 2013

Hundreds of parishioners of St. Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox Church in Richmond Hill, Ontario celebrated their Patronal Feast on August 4, 2013.
His Grace Irénée, Bishop of Quebec, Administrator of the Archdiocese of Canada brought the relics (netlennye moshchi) and belt of Saint John (Maximovitch) of Shanghai and San Francisco for veneration and served a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy.
Concelebrating with His Grace were the Parish Rector, Priest Alexei Vassiouchkine, and Archpriest Vasyl Kolega, Rector of Christ the Saviour Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Toronto.
His Grace tonsured Valentin Lossev to be a reader.
After the Divine Liturgy, the parishioners shared tea and cakes with Bishop Irénée and the clergy.