On Saturday, May 21, with the blessing of His Beatitude Onuphry, Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine, His Grace Gideon Bishop Makarovsky took part in the funeral service for the blessedly reposed First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion. The Divine Liturgy for the Dead at the Cathedral of the Sign in New York was led by Metropolitan Mark of Berlin and Germany with a host of archpastors, pastors and representatives of the Local Orthodox Churches. At the end of the Divine Liturgy, a monastic funeral was held.
On Sunday, May 22, the burial of the deceased First Hierarch will take place in Jordanville.
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