Sunday, December 11, 2011
New Antiochian Orthodox Auxiliary Bishops Consecrated at Balamand
Earlier today Patriarch Ignatios IV (Hazim) of Antioch consecrated the three newly elected auxiliary bishops of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North America to the episcopacy. Axios! The consecrations took place during the Sunday Liturgy at the Balamand Monastery of the Dormition in Lebanon due to the ongoing unrest in neighboring Syria. Video coverage of the consecration services can be found here, whilst the Archdiocese's press release can be found here.