On Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the 24th of December, Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal & Canada led the All-Night Vigil and Divine Liturgy in St. Seraphim Cathedral at Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY, co-served by Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, cathedral dean Archpriest Alexander Fedorowski, and visiting clergy. Over 300 people gathered for the evening service. Prior to the start of Vigil, everyone venerated the holy icons and relics of Holy Dormition Convent. The service was held under the aegis of the Protectress of the Russian Diaspora – the wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God. Youth participants of the St. Herman's Conference sang the divine services.