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Recent Ordinations and Elevations + January-March 2017

From the May 2017 issue of The Word:

Ordained

CAVALIER, Abraham (Brian), to the holy diaconate by Bishop Thomas on January 14, 2017, at St. George Church, New Kensington, Pennsylvania. Deacon Abraham is attached to that church.

PHELPS, Deacon John, to the priesthood by Metropolitan Joseph on March 19, 2017, at Holy Cross Church, Yakima, Washington. He is assigned as the Pastor of Ss. Joachim and Anna Mission, Goldendale, Washington.

ROBINSON, Deacon James, to the priesthood by Metropolitan Joseph on February 12, 2017, at St. Andrew Church, Arlington, Washington. He is assigned as the Pastor of St. Innocent Church, Everson, Washington.

SCHROM, John, to the diaconate by Metropolitan Joseph on March 12, 2017, at Holy Myrrh-bearing Women Church, Bonners Ferry, Idaho. He is assigned to that parish.

VOLLMAN, Deacon Jeremiah, to the priesthood by Metropolitan Joseph on February 11, 2017, at St. Paul Church, Lynnwood, Washington. He is assigned as the Assistant Pastor of that parish.

Elevated

AJALAT, Fr. George, to the dignity of Archpriest by Metropolitan Joseph on February 5, 2017, at St. Simeon Church, Santa Clarita, California.

DAVIS, Hieromonk Jeremy, was elevated to the rank and dignity of Archimandrite by Bishop Basil on Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Holy Ascension Church, Norman, Oklahoma

Assignments

ACKER, Priest Herman, has been assigned as Pastor to the mission of Saint Andrew in Lewes, Delaware.

BAKER, Deacon Mark, is attached to St. George Church, Portland, Oregon, effective March 17, 2017.

HANNA, Priest Nicholas, has been assigned as Pastor to Holy Cross Church, Palmdale, California, effective March 18, 2017.

Returned to the Laity

BECK, Fr. Andrew (Randy Beck) has been laicized, effective January 1, 2017.