August 8, 2006
40th Anniversary Celebration for His Eminence, Metropolitan PHILIP
We are pleased to announce the 40th anniversary celebration in the holy and sacred episcopacy for His Eminence, Metropolitan PHILIP, Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of all North America of the Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. The celebration will take place from October 7-8, 2006 in Troy (Detroit) Michigan and will be hosted by St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church as part of the meetings of the Archdiocese Board of Trustees, the Order of St. Ignatius of Antioch and the Village Council. The parish will also be celebrating its 90th anniversary and the 30th anniversary in the Holy Priesthood of its pastor, Archpriest Joseph Antypas. There will be a banquet on Saturday, October 7 at 6:30pm at the St. George Banquet Center and the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy on Sunday, October 8, 2006 beginning with Matins (Orthros) at 9:00am.
For more information and tickets to the banquet, please call St. George Church of Troy, MI at (248) 589-0480. For hotel information, please call the Hilton Detroit/Troy at (248) 879-2100. They have secured a rate of $99.00/night, however, reservations must be made by September 14, 2006. The group code is SGO and the group name is Antiochian Orthodox Group.
Anyone wishing to send greetings or congratulatory notes to His Eminence on this occasion should send them to:
His Grace, Bishop ANTOUN
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
358 Mountain Road
Englewood, NJ 07631
All letters should be received no later than October 1, 2006.