The Most Rev. William Skurla, Bishop of the Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Passaic, returned to the Mount on November 30, the feast of St. Andrew, to celebrate the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom. The annual liturgy was begun a number of years back by Fr. Lee Gross (Arlington), the seminary’s Dean of Men, whose bi-ritual faculties permit him to celebrate the Divine Liturgy of the Eastern Catholic tradition. Aside from his work at the seminary, for the last seven years, Fr. Gross has celebrated the Divine Liturgy for the Byzantine Catholic mission of Montgomery County in MD. With assistance of clergy and parishioners of Epiphany Byzantine Catholic Church in Annandale, VA, the Divine Liturgy has become a much anticipated event held each year on November 30, and in recent years, the community has been blessed to have Bishop William grace us with his presence.
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