On Sunday, February 7, 2021, this year the Sunday of the Synaxis of the New Martyrs of Russia, Archbishop Peter marked his name’s day at the Diocesan Cathedral of the Protection of the Mother of God in Des Plaines, IL. His Eminence was joined at the Divine Liturgy by the following clergymen:
Archpriest Yaroslav Murgan, Clergyman of the Bukovina Diocese, Ukrainian Orthodox Church
Archpriest Andre Papkov, Cathedral Cleric
Archpriest Tarasiy Maximntsev, Cathedral Cleric
Archpriest Valery Vovkovskii, Cathedral Cleric
Protodeacon Alexander Kichakov, Cathedral Cleric
Deacon Nikolai Lochmatow, Cathedral Cleric
The cathedral was as full as was allowed based on the local quarantine rules. Following the Divine Liturgy the gathered clergymen shared a small, socially distanced meal with Vladyka in honor of his patron saint, New Martyr Peter of Krutitsa.