Archpriest Vladimir and Matushka Virginia Lecko honored at Minneapolis’ St. Mary Cathedral
MINNEAPOLIS, MN [MW Diocese Communications] — Retired Archpriest Vladimir and Matushka Virginia Lecko were honored at Saint Mary’s Cathedral here on the weekend of November 21 - 22, 2015. His Grace, Bishop Paul presented the Leckos with a Synodal gramota, noting Father Vladimir’s many years of exemplary pastoral ministry. A festive brunch following the Hierarchical Liturgy brought together parishioners, friends and guests and featured the Saint Mary’s Balalaika Orchestra, founded originally by Father Vladimir (see www.stmarysoca.org/balalaika.html).
Archpriest Vladimir and Matushka Virgina are presented with a grammota from the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America, by His Grace Bishop Paul.
The Leckos at coffee hour with the Cathedral Balalaika Orchestra