Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen! !المسيح قام! حقا قام
His Grace Bishop Anthony led all of the attending clergy at the Funeral Services for Wade George Abraham of St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church, Grand Rapids, MI: the Trisagion Service on April 29th and the Funeral Service on April 30th.
His Grace was received by our gracious host V. Rev. Fr. Daniel Daly, pastor of St. Nicholas-Grand Rapids, MI, V. Rev. Elias Mitchell, retired pastor of St. Nicholas, V. Rev. George Alberts, former pastor of St. Nicholas, V. Rev. Fr. Nicholas Dahdal, pastor of St. George-Cicero, IL, V. Rev. Fr. Joseph Abud, pastor of St. George-Flint, MI, V. Rev. Fr. John Winfrey, pastor of St. George-Grand Rapids, Rev. Fr. Charles Hogg, pastor of Holy Cross-Dorr, MI, Rev. Fr. John Hogg, assistant pastor of Holy Cross, along with Archdeacon David Khorey, Dn. Clement Nicoloff, and Dn. Justin Adolphson all of St. Nicholas-Grand Rapids, MI.
His Grace spoke beautifully at both the Trisagion and the Funeral and also read a comforting letter from Eminence Metropolitan Joseph. Fr. Daly gave an inspired sermon reflecting on his friendship with Wade and how much he and all the faithful of St. Nicholas will miss him.
May Wade's memory be eternal with all of the saints.
Read the obituary for Wade George Abraham.