The Sunday service at the Holy Trinity Parish in Astoria was prayerful and solemn.
The Sunday service at the Holy Trinity Parish in Astoria was prayerful and solemn. The Divine Liturgy was led by Archbishop Andronik (Kotlaroff) of Syracuse and St. Nicholas. Also serving were the rector of the parish Reverend Dmitriy Dobronravov, Hieromonk Ignatiy (Krutkov) and Hierodeacon Paul (Lipin). Archbishop Andronik gave a sermon and spoke of the current difficulties facing our Church and the All-Diaspora Council that will be held in the future to address these issues. Fr. Ignatiy offered a statement of support to the parishioners. A memorial service was held after the liturgy to honor Mitered Archpriest Vsevolod Dutikow of blessed memory. At the trapeza, Fr. Dmitriy shared memories of serving with Fr. Vsevolod, and thanked Matushka Irina Dutikow for all her many years of serving the parish.