First visit to St. Mark's as Bishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania - 06/01/14

On the weekend of May 31-June 1, His Grace, Bishop MARK made his first pastoral visit to the parish of St. Mark's Orthodox Church in Wrightstown, PA, as Bishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania. His Grace attended Great Vespers on Saturday night and served Divine Liturgy on Sunday morning. During Divine Liturgy, Rector, Fr. Martin Browne was awarded with the Gold Cross for his dedicated service to the diocese. His Grace also recognized parish couples who are celebrating major wedding anniversaries from 60-20 years. Following Liturgy, a luncheon was held in the church hall.

On Monday, St. Mark's hosted the Diocesan Council for its regularly scheduled meeting, the first with our newly installed hierarch.