Newly Illumined - Matthias and Susan
On Sunday, May 3, 2015 on the Fourth Sunday after Pascha - Feast of the Paralytic, Miles Brookes and his wife Susan were received into Holy Orthodoxy. Miles was received by Baptism and Chrismation, and has taken the name Matthias. His Wife, Susan, was received by Chrismation.
Officiating were the Clergy of St Stephens Orthodox Church in Oakland, Maine- (WR ROCOR) Fr Ceraphim Mitchell, Fr Deacon Nicholas Poulin and Fr Deacon Abraham Fortier.
Matthias was an Anglican clergyman for over 30 years, and has been blessed for ordination for service to the ROCOR Wr Communities by His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion at the Synodal Church of St Sergius of Radonezh in May.
Many years to the newly-illumined Matthias and Susan!