Ordination of Fr. Daniel Triant
Ordination Photos of Dn. Daniel Triant to the Priesthood, AXIOS!
Deacon Daniel kneels before the Holy Altar to receive the laying on of hands to become a priest by His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco.
Now a Priest, Fr. Daniel is vested by Metropolitan Gerasimos.
The newly ordained priest, Fr. Daniel is presented to the congregation which responds "AXIOS" ("He is Worthy")
Fr. Daniel receives the Amnos (Body of Christ) from Metropolitan Gerasimos with the admonition that as a priest it is his responsibility to "preserve it whole and intact until your last breath."
Fr. Daniel distributes the Antithoron to the congregation following the Liturgy.
Parish Council President Georgine Looney serves as MC for the celebratory luncheon following the ordination.
Many people filled the Large Hall for the luncheon to honor Fr. Daniel and his family.
The St. Demetrios Choral Group offered two hymns during the luncheon.
Photos and captions courtesy of Cliff Argue.
Polycarp the Holy Martyr & Bishop of Smyrna; Proterios, Archbishop of Alexandria; Gorgonia the Righteous, sister of Gregory the Theologian; Damian the New Martyr of Mount Athos; Boswell, Abbot of Melrose Abbey