His Grace Bishop THOMAS ordains Deacon Alban Waggener to the Holy Priesthood on September 23, 2006
His Grace Bishop THOMAS ordained Deacon Alban Waggener to the Holy Priesthood on September 23, 2006 during the Saints Thekla and Raphael Pilgrimage in St. Ignatius Chapel at Antiochian Village. A majority of the priests of the Diocese of Oakland PA and the East assisted at the Divine Liturgy. Fr. Alban, former Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the Holy Cross in the Continuing Anglican Church, serves Holy Trinity Orthodox Mission in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Holy Trinity Orthodox Mission, which is comprised of the former members of Christ Church Anglican parish, were all received into Holy Orthodoxy on Pentecost Sunday, June 11th. It is a Western Rite Parish using the approved Divine Liturgy of St. Tikhon, an Orthodox correction of the Liturgy of the Church in England, and the Divine Liturgy of St. Gregory, one of the oldest Liturgies in constant use in the Church.
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