St. George Orthodox Church
Albanian Archdiocese of the OCA
Trumbull, Connecticut

On Sunday, June 26th, we commemorated All Saints of America.  Uniquely special for this day, located at the center table, Fr. Sergei brought in his icon of Saint Herman containing his relics. Saint Herman’s relics are enshrined in a small reliquary at his feet (at the bottom of the icon). Click onto the more information link below to view a larger photo and read additional information about the icon.

The Icon: 

Saint Herman on his Spruce Island. In his hands, a scroll which contains his well-know quote:  From this day, from this hour, from this moment, let us strive to love God above all and seek to accomplish His Holy Will. Saint Herman’s relics are enshrined in a small reliquary at his feet.

Notes on the history of the icon:

Fr. Sergei served as a missionary in Alaska (based in Sitka Alaska) from 1969 to 1970, and returned to Alaska in 1971 to serve as a missionary on the Pribiloff Islands. Fr. Sergei participated in the canonization services of Saint Herman in August 1970. The relics came as a gift by then Bishop Theodosius of Sitka (he later became Metropolitan Theodosius). The icon was commissioned by Fr. Sergei’s family to enshrine the relics.

Share This:

< PreviousNext >
You might also like:
Upcoming Services & Events
Sunday, June 11
9:15AM Church School meets with Fr. Sergei (Last Sunday for Church School)
9:30AM Divine Liturgy
Church School graduation immediately following
Sunday, June 18
2nd SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (All Saints of America)
9:30AM Divine Liturgy
Commemorations for Father's Day
Sunday, June 25
9:30AM Reader Service (there is no Communion at this service)
View Live-Streamed Services

Connect below to view a Live Stream of our services from our Facebook page:

Sunday, June 11th - 9:30AM: Divine Liturgy

St. George Orthodox Church, Trumbull, CT | Contact