Memory Eternal! + Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas


Archbishop Dmitri preaching at St George Cathedral in Wichita, Kansas on the Sunday of Orthodoxy, 2009.Archbishop Dmitri preaching at St George Cathedral in Wichita, Kansas on the Sunday of Orthodoxy, 2009.from OCA.org:

DALLAS, TX [OCA]

The Repose of His Eminence, Archbishop Dmitri Metropolitan Jonah with Archbishop Dmitri in late August.

His Eminence, the Most Reverend Dmitri, 87, retired Archbishop of Dallas and the Diocese of the South, fell asleep in the Lord at his home here at 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning, August 28, 2011.

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, and many priests and faithful had kept vigil in Dallas during Archbishop Dmitri’s final days. The Metropolitan was to have traveled to the Czech Republic with a delegation from the Orthodox Church in America, but remained in Dallas to be with the Archbishop.

Funeral services will be celebrated at Dallas’ Saint Seraphim Cathedral — the parish Archbishop Dmitri founded as a mission shortly after his ordination in 1954. Days and times will be posted at oca.org as they are received.

Read more at OCA.org

Listen to Fr. Stephen Freeman and John Maddex discuss the life of Archbishop Dmitri on Ancient Faith Rado