|Archbishop Judson is greeted with the traditional bread and salt.|
|View from the balcony.
The beautiful chandelier is one of the few remaining real candle chandeliers in a Byzantine Church in America.
|Metropolitan Judson imposes his hands upon the head of Fr. Deacon Oravetz to ordain him to the deaconate.|
|Pictured from left at the Diaconal ordination are: Seminarian C. Douglas Kenney, Archdiocese of Baltimore; Deacon James A. Ragan; Fr. David M. Petras, Director of Spiritual Formation at Ss. Cyril & Methodius Byzantine Catholic Seminary, Pittsburgh; Metropolitan Judson; Deacon Robert F. Oravetz; Rev. Nicholas X. Smiciklas, pastor; Fr. John G. Petro, Recotr, Ss. Cyril & Methodius Seminary; Br. Thomas Somerfeld; Lance Vogel, server.|
Fr. Deacon Robert will be ordained to the priesthood on Sunday, 26 October 1997 at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Pittsburgh.