Thursday, January 3, 2013

ROCOR New York Diocese Establishes Glorification Committee for Metropolitan Philaret, Brother Jose

A meeting of the diocesan council of the Diocese of New York and Eastern America of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR) has established a glorification committee to collect information about the lives and miracles of Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky), the third First Hierarch of the ROCOR, and Brother Jose Munoz-Cortes, the Chilean Orthodox caretaker of the myrrh-streaming Montreal Icon of the Mother of God who was brutally murdered in 1997. Both men are buried at the ROCOR's Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, New York. More here.

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