Milan Synod: Pastoral Visit of Abp John to Florida

Archbishop John of New York and New Jersey (Milan Synod) made a second pastoral visit to Florida this year, holding services for the people of the Protection of the Theotokos Church in the Orlando area and conducting ordinations. Archbishop John elevated Archimandrite Michael of the Holy Royal Martyrs Skete to the great schema, also elevating Hierodeacon Nectarios to the Priesthood.

The Archbishop noticed the piety and vitality of those present at the services. The Holy Royal Martyrs Skete is located near the Protection Church and was recieved into the Synod earlier this year.