Please send your prayers and support for Father Dimitrie Vincent. Fr. Dimitrie, the Parish Priest of St. Thomas Albanian Orthodox Church in Farmington Hills, Michigan, and a member of the clergy of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, suffered a serious spinal cord injury while playing hockey on Saturday, November 25 at the Redford Ice Arena. Besides serving his congregation, Father D is also a member of the Orthodox Church of America.
Fr. Dimitrie underwent emergency surgery and has been recovering at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan in Detroit. Hockey has Heart is requesting donations to assist Father D with his ongoing care. Medical expenses can be astronomical for these types of injuries. We ask that you consider making a donation now. 100% of the funds raised will be passed to Father D. Any processing fees will be absorbed by the HHH general fund.
The HHH Board of Directors also unanimously approved an immediate distribution of $10,000 from the general fund for his care. To make a donation, please click on the "Donate Now" tab and follow the prompts. Please include the message "Father D" in the special instructions box.
For more information, contact HHH President, Lucy Oakleaf, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America fully supports this effort and encourages parishes and faithful to donate to this cause.