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More on the recent election of Bishop JONAH to be Metropolitan of the OCA

In reflections, ephemera on November 17, 2008 at 1:51 am

I have reflected much recently over the rapid elevation of Bishop (I am still not even used to that!) JONAH to be Metropolitan of Washington and New York and all America.  Here are some ephemera for reflection:

http://www.post-gazette.com/multimedia/?videoID=101187  which is a nice, 4 minute video showing the dramatic election at the OCA’s council.

http://www.times-standard.com/lifestyle/ci_10992476  gives a bit of the flavor of Fr Jonah’s ministry of outreach from the monastery in northern California.  This is the context in which I have gotten to know him; namely, his tireless interest in active intercession in behalf of various people who are struggling.

And, la piece de resistancehttp://ancientfaith.com/specials/podup/oca15aac/bishop_jonah_addresses_questions

This message must be heard by every single Orthodox Christian in this country!

Eis polla eti, Dhespota!  God grant you many years, Master!