On January 7, 2020, the Feast of Theophany of Our Lord, the faithfull of several local Orthodox Christian Churches joined His Eminence Archbishop Michael for Great Blessing of Water at Great South Bay, Long Island, NY. Following priests representing their communities concelebrated with Archbishop: Fr. Martin Kraus (Holy Trinity, East Meadow) Fr. John Klingel (St. Andrew, Dix Hills) Hieromonk Nikhodim (St. Nicholas, Jamaica Estates, in the OCA-Albanian archdiocese) Fr. Andrew Gromm (St Gregory of Nyssa, Seaford, in the American Carpatho-Russian Diocese).