"With the Blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion,
"Reader Polycarp Robert Sherwood will be ordained to the Diaconate this Wednesday and start a parish, St Mary the Virgin Orthodox Church. (Feast day August 15th) in Barrie, Ontario, Canada.
"Joseph Gagliano has been blessed for ordination to the Diaconate (date to be announced) and start a parish, Holy Mother of God Orthodox Church (Feast day- Tikhvin Icon- June 26th) in Maylene, Alabama, USA
"We ask your prayers for these our brothers as they assume the mantle of ministry, and for those whom they serve.
"Pastoral Vicar for Western Rite"