I told him, his "cool thing" quotient was full...


Apparently our man Reader Joel didn't listen to me, and I think that he was right to have ignored me on this one!

Here is a photograph of "blessed as a sub-deacon Joel" serving His Beatitude Metropolitan Herman at the Akathist for the Tihkvin Ikhon this past weekend at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Chicago.

I think I can let this one go Joel, but don't push it brother.