On the Sunday of St Thomas during the liturgy, in Greece, Father Dimitri Harper was awarded the Epigonation (Palitza) and elevated to the Priestly rank of Oikonomos (Archpriest in the English usage). Axios! Axios! Axios!
Lorica means breastplate in Latin. The story of this prayer is that Patrick and his followers used this most beautiful prayer to protect themselves from the people who wanted to kill them as they traveled across Ireland. It is also called the Deer's Cry (Fáed Fíada) because their enemies saw, not men, but deer. It may not have been written by Patrick, but is considered to reflect his theological focus on the Trinity.