Fr. Augustine Gesnel recently returned home to Jacmel for a short break from his studies at the Russian seminary in Paris. He visited his family and participated in the recent visit of Metropolitan Hilarion to Haiti. Fr. Augustine has since returned to Paris to complete his studies, afterwhich he hopes to serve as the parish priest in Jacmel.
Our Haitian seminarian, then Deacon, Augustine Gesnel was ordained a priest by Archbishop Michael of Geneva. The services took place at the consecration of the new Russian Orthodox Church of the Nativity of the Mother of God, in Paris, Epinay-sous-Senart, September 29, 2014.
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