Joy at an ordination - 03/18/12

On March 18, the Sunday of the Veneration of the Holy Cross, second-year seminarian Jason Isaac was ordained to the Holy Diaconate by His Grace, Bishop Benjamin. locum tenens of the Diocese of Alaska.

Deacon Jason was joined by his Matushka Theresa and five children at St. Innocent Cathedral in Anchorage. Deacon Jason's parents and St. Herman Seminary graduates Fr. Maxim and Matushka Theodora of St. Paul Island also were prayerfully present at the ordination. Deacon Jason will complete his seminary studies, preparing to serve the Diocese of Alaska upon his graduation.

We pray that the Lord will grant many fruitful years of ministry to His servant, the newly ordained Deacon Jason and Matushka Theresa. Axios!