On Saturday, November 26,, Archpriest Igor Vyzhanov, Chancellor of the Patriarchal Parishes in the United States, visited Sts. Peter & Paul Church in Elizabeth, NJ.
Accompanied by the parish cleric and dean of the Eastern States , Priest Yulian Ryabtsev, Archpriest Igor toured the church, the rectory and the cultural center, where he had a working meeting with the rector of the church, secretary of the Bishop's Council, Archpriest Emil Minkovich, and the parish treasurer Natalia Ramirez.
During the conversation, the chancellor congratulated the rector of the parish on his past 55th anniversary of his service in the holy orders, wishing him a speedy recovery after undergoing a surgical operation.
Current issues of the life of the parish were also discussed, including the date of the conciliar Divine Liturgy honoring Archpriest Emil in connection with the significant date of his priesthood.