On Saturday, September 28 and Sunday September 29, with the blessing of His Grace, Bishop Luke, and at the invitation of Fr Valery Sukholobov, parish rector, the seminary choir, under the direction of Fr. Deacon Nicholas Kotar, sang the responses for the divine services at Our Lady "Joy of All Who Sorrow" parish in Philadelphia, PA.
Thank you to Fr Valery, Matushka Elena, the sisterhood, and all of the parishioners for the kindness, hospitality and generosity which were extended during our visit.
Upcoming, during this fall semester, two additional seminary choir trips are planned. On the weekend of November 9-10, the choir will tentatively travel to sing the responses at the divine services at St John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington DC, and on the weekend of December 14-15, to the choir will travel to St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell (Lakewood) NJ.