Let’s meet the Lord

On the feast of the Meeting (Presentation) of the Lord, the Divine Liturgy in Tagaytay was conducted by the dean of the Manila Deanery, Hieromonk Alexey Lapshin and the rector of the parish of Christ the Savior, Priest David Grubbs.

On this day, Priest Joachim Gonzalez, Priest Silouan Thompson (ROCOR) and Deacon John Mahinai celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the village of Santa Maria. Priest Silouan, who until recently was the rector of the parish of St. John of Shanghai in Santa Maria, currently is serving in the United States, but briefly returned to the Philippines to complete his business here.