Consecration of Bishop James of Whithorn, Dumfries, and the Marches
October 7, 2019
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On Tuesday, September 18th (OS) / October 1st (NS), Hieromonk Enoch was consecrated Vicar-Bishop of Apshawa by His Beatitude, Metropolitan John, His Eminence, Archbishop Gavrilo, His Excellency, Bishop Lazr, and His Excellency, Bishop James.

Hieromonk Enoch, having been chosen to be a Bishop, kneels before the Holy Altar, while Archbishop Gavrilo, Bishop Lazar, and Bishop James, support the Gospel book upon him, while His Beatitude, Metropolitan John, and all the Bishops, prepare to lay on hands.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan John, His Eminence, Archbishop Gavrilo, His Excellency, Bishop Lazr, and His Excellency, Bishop James, lay their hands upon the head of Hieromonk Enoch, while the Gospel book is laid upon his head and neck.
His Beatitude Metropolitan John chants the Prayer of Consecration, while he and the other Bishops, lay on hands.
After the Prayer of Consecration, His Beatitude Metropolitan John, prepares to anoint the head of the newly Consecrated Bishop Enoch with the second anointing of Holy Chrism.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan John, conveys the second anointing with Holy Chrism, upon the head of the newly consecrated Bishop Enoch, while His Eminence, Archbishop Gavrilo, and His Excellency, Bishop Lazr, support the Gospel book upon the newly Consecrated Bishop. His Excellency, Bishop James, and Deacon Vincent, though not seen, stand to His Beatitude’s left, and assist him.