Celebration for Fr. Nicholas Timpko - 09/09/07

Metropolitan Herman greets Fr. Nicholas at front steps of Three Saints Church.
Fr. Michael Roshak, Rector of Three Saints, welcomes Metropolitan Herman and Bishop Nikon of Boston
Bishop Nikon elevates Reader Paul Juzwishen to the Subdeaconate.
Bishop Nikon elevates Deacon Anthony Kruge to the rank of Protodeacon.
Father Nicholas prays at the Altar of the church he faithfully served for 27 years.
Father Nicholas’ grandson, Nicholas N. Timpko, Jr., reads the Epistle
Father Nicholas receives communion from Bishop Nikon.
A Synodal Gramota is presented to Father Nicholas and Matushka Anastasia.
Hierarchs with the Timpko clan.
Bishop Nikon signs a guestbook for Father Nicholas
Fr. Paul Suda of St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Allison Park, and brother-in-law of Father Nicholas, offers the toast
Fr. Steven and Matushka Cindy Voytovich serve as toastmasters.
Metropolitan Herman reflects on his many years of friendship with Father Nicholas
Bishop Nikon reflects on Father Nicholas' ministry as Pastor, Dean and Chancellor in New England.
Fr. John Kreta, Chancellor of the Diocese of New England, reflects on Father Nicholas’ work in the Diocese
Fr. Vladimir Aleadro, Dean of the Connecticut Deanery, speaks of Father Nicholas as a mentor to the younger priests.
Father Paul Suda offers congratulations
Father Stephen Karaffa reflects on how Father Nicholas guided him to enter Seminary and become a priest.
Nicholas Timpko Jr. offers remarks on behalf of the children
Matushka Anastasia reflects on her life with Father Nicholas
Father Nicholas thanks all who played a role in his ministry to Three Saints Church
Father Nicholas gives an annointing pen for holy oil, which he designed, to Metropolitan Herman
Gifts are presented to Father Nicholas and Matushka Anastasia
Father Michael thanks all for attending the festivities.