Ordination to the Priesthood of Hieromonk Lazar (Bubjanko)

A Statement by His Beatitude, Metropolitan John, on the Question of Race, Politics, and the Church
April 21, 2016
May 2, 2016

This past Sixth Saturday in Lent,  Saturday, April 23 / April 10, 2016 (Lazarus Saturday) Fr. Lazar (Bubjanko) was ordained to the Holy Diaconate during the Divine Liturgy by Metropolitan John. On the following day, Palm Sunday, April 24 / April 10, 2016, Fr. Lazar was ordained to the Holy Priesthood by Metropolitan John.  Fr. Hieromonk Lazar serves a small hermitage (Elevation of the Triumphant Cross) in Wellend, Ontario, Canada, and functions in a stavropeigal capacity under the Metropolitan.