On Saturday, October 13, 2012, Bishop JOHN ordained Joseph Gleason as a Deacon in the Orthodox Church. The ordination took place at the Church of the Holy Incarnation in Lincoln Park, Michigan. The ordination to the subdiaconate had taken place on the previous day.
In this video, Bishop JOHN performs the ordination:
In this video, Dn. Joseph helps serve the Eucharist, while the choir sings, “Rejoice, O Unwedded Bride”:
In this video, the clergy recess out of the service while the choir sings, “Salve Regina”:
These photos were taken after the ordination service:
Dn. Joseph serves at Christ the King Orthodox Church in Omaha, Illinois.