Bishop Michael of Los Angeles officiates at the Dedication of our Church. Father John Bersentes is holding his staff to the right.
Bishop Michael leads the congregation in a procession around the church.
The procession of the congregation continues to the front of the church. Note the original hall (built in 1924) on the left.
Mr. Pete Apostolos, the Godfather of our church, approaches Bishop Michael for the opening of the doors.
The church doors are opened!!
The congregation enters the church for the remainder of the Service.
Congregation picture, taken on September 16, 1956.
Translation of the Image of Our Lord and God and Savior, Jesus Christ; Diomedes the Physician & Martyr of Tarsus; Timothy of Euripus, founder of the Monastery of Pentele; Nicodemus the New Martyr of Meteora; Gerasimus of Cephalonia; Holy Monk Penteles; Afterfeast of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary; The Six Martyrs Dorotheos, Sarantis, Jacob, Seraphim, Demetrios and Basil who contested in Megara; Manuel and John the New Martyrs; Stamatios the Martyr; Apostolos the New-Martyr
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