On Friday the 14th and Saturday the 15th of February, the great feast of the Meeting of the Lord, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan visited Holy Presentation Church in Stratford, CT, and led the divine services for the parish’s patronal feast day.
Co-serving with His Grace were Archpriests Alexis Duncan (rector of Nativity of the Holy Theotokos Church in Albany, NY), Brendan Crowley (rector of St. Nicholas Church in Enfield, CT), Vladimir Korolenchuk (cleric of the Diocese of Chernovtsy & Bukovina), and Dimitri Jakimowicz (rector of St. Nicholas Church in Stratford), Protodeacon Serge Arlievsky (cleric of Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY), and Deacon Eugene Utnyukhin (cleric of St. Panteleimon Church in Hartford, CT).
Upon completion of Liturgy, Bishop Nicholas congratulated Fr. Constantine and the parishioners on the occasion of their patronal feast.
After the service, a festal luncheon was held in the parish hall.