Consecration and Ordinations - 05/08/10On Saturday, May 8, 2010, Archimandrite Michael [Dahulich] was consecrated as Bishop of New York and New Jersey at Saints Peter and Paul Church in Jersey City, New Jersey. In exercising his new episcopal role, Bishop Michael ordained Dn. Danial Doss to the Holy Priesthood and Thaddeus Franta to the Holy Diaconate.
Presiding at the consecration Divine Liturgy was His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, and other members of the Holy Synod of Bishops.
On the evening of May 7, Great Vespers with Bishop-elect Michael's formal Nomination was celebrated.
Over 600 attended Saturday's consecration banquet.
May God grant Bishop Michael, Fr. Daniel and Dn. Thaddeus many years!