On Saturday, May 21, the feast of Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian, His Eminence Mark, Metropolitan of Berlin & Germany, will officiate Divine Liturgy at 7:30 AM with the participation of archpastors, clergymen, and representatives of other Local Orthodox Churches and a host of other clergymen in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City. Following Liturgy, at approximately 10:30 AM, the monastic funeral rite will be served for His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion. All services in the Cathedral of the Sign will be live-streamed on YouTube here.
After the sendoff of the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, the coffin will be taken to Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. On Sunday, May 22, the feast of the Translation of the Relics of the Holy Hierarch Nicholas the Wonderworker of Myra to Bari, which is also the anniversary of the repose of Metropolitan Anastassy (Gribanovsky; +1965) of blessed memory, Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 9:00 AM. The body of the late hierarch will remain in the monastery cathedral until 3:00 PM, after which a solemn panihida will be served. The body of Metropolitan Hilarion will then be interred in the monastic cemetery. The services in Holy Trinity Monastery will be live-streamed on YouTube here.