The Vicar and the Assistant Vicar, along with a few of the MGOCSM members and parishioners attended the annual Festival of the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, located in East Meadow, New York.
Upon arrival, The Reverend Father Martin Kraus, the Pastor of Holy Trinity, greeted the group. Fr. Martin gave a tour of the beautiful church and explained the significance of the icons depicted both inside and outside of the sanctuary. He also briefly explained the history of the parish. The group met with other visitors from different Orthodox parishes around the Long Island region. After the tour of the Church, the group partook of the food arranged in the periphery of the church where the group had the opportunity to share about the rich tradition of the Malankara Orthodox Church, and to learn more about the Orthodox Church in America.
St. Thomas Parish would like to thank Holy Trinity Orthodox Church for graciously inviting and welcoming us to this Festival. We look forward to working with this Parish in the near future!