Javascript Menu by

In Memoriam: Protodeacon Alexis Washington

PHOENIX, AZ [MW Diocese Communications] — Protodeacon Alexis Washington, who was attached to Saints Peter and Paul Church here, fell asleep in the Lord on Sunday, October 2, 2016 following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Born in Chicago, IL on July 26, 1948, he completed the Orthodox Church in America’s Late Vocation Program in 1997, after which he was ordained to the diaconate by His Grace, Bishop [later Archbishop] Job at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Chicago, IL on January 31, 1998.  He was elevated to the dignity of Protodeacon by the Holy Synod of Bishops in 2004.  He faithfully served the cathedral community until December 2005, when he was attached to Saints Peter and Paul Church.

Visitation will begin at Saints Peter and Paul Church, 1614 East Monte Vista Road, Phoenix, AZ at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7.  The Funeral service will be celebrated at 7:00 p.m.  On Saturday, October 8, the Divine Liturgy and Panikhida will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m., followed by interment at Holy Redeemer Cemetery.  A luncheon will be served at the parish hall after the interment.

Additional information will be posted as received.

May Protodeacon Alexis’ memory be eternal!

Share This:

< PreviousNext >
You might also like:

Holy Synod of Bishops issues Liturgical Instructions

Council of Orthodox Christian Churches of Metropolitan Detroit announces Sunday Lenten Vesper schedule

Lorain, Ohio parishes to celebrate Pan-Orthodox Divine Liturgy on First Sunday of Great Lent

Orthodox Christian Women of Michigan to sponsor talk on “Mary and the Orthodox Woman”

Message from Bishop Paul regarding recent school violence

Dr. David Ford to present lecture on marriage at Chicago’s Holy Trinity Cathedral March 3

St. Vladimir’s Seminary to host open house for prospective students March 8

Chicago’s Holy Trinity Cathedral to hold children’s Lenten retreat Saturday, March 24

Holy Dormition Monastery site of lenten women’s retreat March 16-18

Third edition of Fr. Steven Kostoff’s Divine Liturgy book now available online

Chicago area Sunday of Orthodoxy Pan-Orthodox Vespers announced

Updated Clergy Compensation Policy announced effective January 1, 2018

Metropolitan Tikhon’s Sanctity of Life Message now available

OCF to sponsor three Spring college student retreats in Midwest

Bishop Paul’s remarks at opening ceremony at March for Life Chicago

Bishop Paul, Orthodox Christian clergy and faithful participate in March for Life Chicago

Register now for June 2018 ISOCM Music Symposium in Minneapolis

Bishop Paul asks Midwest faithful to help sponsor Alaskan, Mexican AAC delegates

Vacancy for Associate Priest at Saint Joseph Church, Wheaton, IL announced

Vacancy at Saint Stephen the First Martyr Mission, Lima, OH announced

  Powered by Orthodox Web Solutions