Holy Trinity Cathedral

Holy Pentecost 2006

Fr. John Takahashi, Dean, Clergy and faithful await the arrival of His Grace, Bishop TIKHON of San Francisco, Los Angeles, and the West.
The great feast of Pentecost is the patronal feast day of Holy Trinity Cathedral.
Mr. Frank Anthony Morelli, Cathedral Warden, greets His Grace with bread and salt.
Fr. John Takahashi presents the Precious Cross to His Grace.
Bishop TIKHON enters the Cathedral.
Deacon Brendan Doss of the Cathedral (left) and Protodeacon Kirill Sokolov of St. Vladimir's Seminary during the vesting of the hierarch.
Bishop TIKHON being vested for the celebration of the Divine Liturgy.
The Entrance with the Gospel. "O Gracious Comforter, save us.."
"Eis polla eti, Despota"
Bishop TIKHON blesses the faithful.
Protodeacon Kirill commemorates the hierarch during the Great Entrance.
Bishop TIKHON commemorates His Beatitude Metropolitan HERMAN and all the faithful during the Great Entrance.
The Great Entrance concludes with a blessing.
Holy Communion.
Following the festal divine liturgy and the Vespers with Kneeling Prayers, a Molieben with Cross Procession was served in honor of the Most Holy Trinity.
Choir members singing the responses of the prayer service.
"Let Thy good spirit lead me on a level path."
His Grace, Bishop TIKHON proclaims the Holy Gospel.

Last modified: June 12, 2006