CHICAGO, IL [DOM Communications] – His Grace Bishop Paul celebrated the Paschal services at his diocesan cathedral, Holy Trinity Cathedral. Starting at 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, Priest Alexander Koranda, Cathedral Dean, celebrated Nocturnes bringing the shroud of Christ from the tomb into the altar. At midnight, Bishop Paul came out of the holy altar with the Resurrection Light processing in the interior of the cathedral. As the procession concluded, Bishop Paul came before the holy doors and proclaimed, “Christ is risen!” for the first time of the year. Following Matins, Divine liturgy was celebrated and at the conclusion of the service, the Artos and red eggs were blessed.
Offering a final word, Bishop Paul greeted everyone joining the service via Livestream and reminded the faithful that we are all together in the celebration of our Lord’s Resurrection. Christ is risen!