Bishop Daniel offers Condolences on the Passing of Metropolitan Hilarion

BURBANK, IL [DOM] – On Monday, May 16, 2022, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, reposed in the Lord, in a New York City hospital.

His Grace Bishop Daniel of Santa Rosa and Locum Tenens of the Diocese of the Midwest expressed his condolences to His Eminence Archbishop Peter of Chicago and Mid-America on the passing of the ROCOR First Hierarch; “A humble servant of the Church, he was well known for the greatness of his faith and his gentle and loving spirit.  May the Lord receive him into the Gates of Paradise!”

“Please accept my condolences and those of the clergy and faithful of the Diocese of the Midwest.  We join together with you in mourning Metropolitan Hilarion’s repose with sadness as well as with the joy of Christ’s Resurrection.”

May Metropolitan Hilarion’s memory be eternal.

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