On Thursday, February 18, 2021, Archbishop Elpidophoros of America welcomed the Dn. Michael Diamond and his wife, deaconess Adamantia, to the Archdiocesan headquarters.
Dn. Michael received the Archbishop’s blessing as Archbishop Elpidophoros announced to him the recent decision of the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate to grant the petition of the Holy Eparchial Synod to reinstate Dn. Michael to the Holy Order of the Diaconate.
Dn. Michael Diamond will serve in the Holy Metropolis of New Jersey until his forthcoming assignment to the Holy Metropolis of Denver.