On Sunday, January 14, the feast of the Circumcision of Christ as well as the feast of St. Basil the Great, the Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk celebrated the Divine Liturgy in St. Nicholas Cathedral. His Grace was co-served by cathedral clergy. At the conclusion of the Liturgy, a reliquary containing relics of St. Basil the Great were brought from the altar where a short moleben was served.
Later in the afternoon, Bishop John attended the parish Yolka held in the rcathedral refectory and presented the young performers with gifts.