Episcopal Consecration of Bishop Joseph Thomas

Photography courtesy of Dr. Thomas Oliver

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L to R: Bishops Persyn and Fucci

L to R: Bishops Persyn and Fucci

Bishop-elect vesting

Bishop-elect vesting

The Processional

The Processional

The Bishop-elect in procession

The Bishop-elect in procession

The Metropolitan Bishop

The Metropolitan Bishop

The Consecrator and Co-Consecrators

The Consecrator and Co-Consecrators

The Reading of the Apostolic Mandate

The Reading of the Apostolic Mandate

Displaying the Apostolic Mandate

Displaying the Apostolic Mandate

The Interrogation

The Interrogation

Kissing the Consecrators ring

Kissing the Consecrators ring

Bishop elect kisses the stole

Bishop elect kisses the stole

Bishop elect ties the cincture

Bishop elect ties the cincture

Vesting the Bishop-elect

Vesting the Bishop-elect

"I will go unto the Altar of God..."

"I will go unto the Altar of God..."

Beginning the Divine Liturgy

Beginning the Divine Liturgy

Incensation of the Altar

Incensation of the Altar

The Collect of the Divine Liturgy

The Collect of the Divine Liturgy

The Metropolitan Bishop praying

The Metropolitan Bishop praying

Prostration and Litany of the Saints

Prostration and Litany of the Saints

Consecrating Bishops

Consecrating Bishops

Prostration before the Altar

Prostration before the Altar

L to R: Dad and Mom of Bishop Thomas

L to R: Dad and Mom of Bishop Thomas

The Consecrator Imposes Hands

The Consecrator Imposes Hands

Laying on of Hands

Laying on of Hands

Laying on of Hands

Laying on of Hands

Metropolitan praying

Metropolitan praying

Anointing the Crown with Chrism

Anointing the Crown with Chrism

The Anointing with Sacred Chrism

The Anointing with Sacred Chrism

The holy anointings

The holy anointings

Cleansing the crown

Cleansing the crown

Blessing and Imposition of the Mitre

Blessing and Imposition of the Mitre

Blessing and imposition of the Ring

Blessing and imposition of the Ring

Metropolitan at the Altar in prayer

Metropolitan at the Altar in prayer

Bp. Joseph niece received Communion

Bp. Joseph niece received Communion

Giving the first blessing

Giving the first blessing

Blessing

Blessing

Returning from blessing the Faithful

Returning from blessing the Faithful

Ad Multos Annos

Ad Multos Annos

Ad Multos Annos

Ad Multos Annos

Enthronement

Enthronement

Enthronement

Enthronement

Bishop Joseph blessing

Bishop Joseph blessing

The Co-Consecrators

The Co-Consecrators

The Recessional

The Recessional

Blessing the Faithful

Blessing the Faithful

Metropolitan Victor preaching

Metropolitan Victor preaching

Bishop Joseph and the Metropolitan

Bishop Joseph and the Metropolitan

The Consecrating Bishops

The Consecrating Bishops

The Synodal Bishops and Servers

The Synodal Bishops and Servers

The Gifts for the Consecrator

The Gifts for the Consecrator

Bishop Joseph with his Family

Bishop Joseph with his Family

Metropolitan and Sr. Reparata

Metropolitan and Sr. Reparata

The Metropolitan and Bishop Joseph

The Metropolitan and Bishop Joseph

Bishop Joseph with Sue and Irene

Bishop Joseph with Sue and Irene

Bishop Joseph and Rev. Johnson

Bishop Joseph and Rev. Johnson

Bishop with two dear friends.

Bishop with two dear friends.

Bishop Joseph with Glenna & Michelle

Bishop Joseph with Glenna & Michelle

Dr. Thomas Oliver, Obl SSMM

Dr. Thomas Oliver, Obl SSMM

The Dinner Reception for Bp. Joseph

The Dinner Reception for Bp. Joseph

Bishop Joseph

Bishop Joseph

Dinner Reception

Dinner Reception

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