St. Ellien's Church in Brownsville, Pa - December 24, 2005
On Saturday morning, December 24, 2005, his Grace Bishop THOMAS celebrated the pre-feast of the Nativity at St. Ellien's Church in Brownsville, Pa.. Concelebrating with him were clergy of the Deanery of Western Pennsylvania including Fr. John Abdalah, Dean of Western Pennsylvania, Fr. Jason DelVitto of Bridgeville, Fr. Joel Gillam of New Kensington, Fr. Fred Pfeil of Monessen, Fr. Sam Smolsic of West Brownsville OCA and Dn. Glenn McIntyre of New Kensington. That evening Bishop THOMAS presided over Vespers, Artoclysia, Orthros and Liturgy for the Feast at the Cathedral of St. George in Oakland PA.