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April 8, 2007 : METROPOLITAN PHILIP celebrated the divine services of Pascha,

METROPOLITAN PHILIP celebrated the divine services of Pascha at his Cathedral of St Nicholas in Brooklyn, NY, the mother parish of the Archdiocese of North America.


St. Nicholas Cathedral's Resurrection icon

Come, take light from the Light . . .

  . . . that is never overtaken by night . . .

  . . . come and glorify Christ . . .

  . . .risen from the dead.

Metropolitan PHILIP chanting the Resurrection Gospel.

Glory to the Holy, consubstantial, Life-giving and undivided
Trinity . . .

The Hajme or Rush procession.

Christ is Risen!

Who is the king of glory?

Metropolitan PHILIP chanting the Paschal Canon, "Today is the day of
Resurrection . . ."

"Save us O Son of God, who art Risen from the dead . . ."

"O Lord, O Lord, look down from heaven . . . ."

"I will wash my hands in innocence . . . ."

His Eminence remembers Patriarch IGNATIUS IV, Holy Synod of Antioch,
our Local Synod and all the faithful.

Metropolitan PHILIP blessing the Paschal eggs.

The Bier from Holy Friday

The final blessing, "Glory to his holy third-day Resurrection!"

The Cathedral Faithful coming to receive the blessed eggs.