Washington D.C.: Temperance Day in Washington
Slavonic Liturgy on June 28, two individuals who have dedicated their
lives to serving alcholics and drug addicts, spoke in the refectory of
's Cathedral Church of St. John the Baptist.
Boston, Massachusetts: Symposium on the topic of religion and science
was held at the Church of the Epiphany
Saturday, May 9, the first parish symposium on the topic of religion
and science was held at the Church of the Epiphany in Boston, MA.
Three presentations were given: "An overview of the Problems of
Science and Religion from a Pastoral Perspective," by Priest
Victor Boldewskul, Rector of the Epiphany Church;
Announcement from the Diocesan Office
Reverend fathers, dear brothers
In light of the quickly approaching diocesan festivities of the Holy
Royal Martyrs and St. Vladimir, it is necessary to inform the diocesan
administration of your participation in the same. We remind all clergy
of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th deaneries of ukase №
06.03.09 issued by Bishops George and Jerome regarding the
York: Bishop Jerome led the Divine Services in the Synodal Cathedral
on his Namesday
Sunday, June 28, on the day of St. Jerome of Stridonium,
the vicar bishop of the Eastern American Diocese, Bishop Jerome of
Manhattan, led the divine services in the Synodal Cathedral on the
occasion of his namesday.
NY: Bishop George visits Sts. Theodore Church on their feast day of the
Translation of the Relics of St. Theodore Stratelates
George made an archpastoral visit June 20-21 to Sts. Theodore Church
in Williamsville (Buffalo), NY. Though it was his first visit here
since his consecration last December.
New York: Members of the
Working Group For the Trip to Russia of the Hodigitria of the Russian
Diaspora Visit Kursk
June 18-19, 2009, clergymen of the Diocese of Eastern America and New
York Protopriest Serafim Gan and Priest Alexandre Antchoutine visited
the city of Kursk as official representatives of the First Hierarch of
the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.
Howell, NJ: A regular meeting of the Diocesan Council was held
Tuesday, June 23, a regular meeting of the Diocesan Council was held
in Howell, NJ, presided over by Bishop George of Mayfield.
Council members heard the following reports and issued the following
VA: Parish feast day of All Saints of North America Church
The parish of
All Saints of North America Church, located in Middlebrook, VA,
celebrated its parish feast on Saturday and Sunday, June 20-21. The
Vigil and Liturgy were well attended by parishioners, along with many
NJ: Greeting of the Diocesan Council to all visitors of the Eastern
American Diocese website
From the Editors: A meeting of the Diocesan Council was held on
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 in Howell, NJ, presided over by Bishop George
of Mayfield. Having reviewed the Media Office's project of the new
diocesan website, the members of the council approved the site and
issued the following statement:
Diocesan celebrations of the feasts of the Royal Martyrs and St.
Tuesday, June 23, a regular meeting of the Diocesan Council was held in
Howell, NJ. The council approved official diocesan celebrations of the
feasts of the Royal Martyrs and St. Vladimir to be held in July of
this year. Friday,
July 17, 2009 will mark the 91st anniversary of the
martyrdom of the Holy Royal Martyrs of Russia. On this day,
festivities in honor of the Holy Royal Martyrs will be held at St.
George’s Church in Freewood Acres.
On Thursday evening at 6:00 PM, the relics of the royal family will be
greeted, after which an All-Night Vigil with an akathist to
Tsar-martyr Nicholas II will commence.
Meeting of the Diocesan Auditing Committee
Monday, June 22, a regular meeting of the Diocesan Auditing Committee
was held in Howell, NJ at Diocesan headquarters. The meeting, held on
the eve of the regular Diocesan Council meeting, was chaired by
Protodeacon Constantine Semyanko. Also present at the meeting were
members Deacon Leonid Roschko and Mr. Joseph Koller.
MA: Diocesan Youth Choir celebrates ROCOR Youth Day in Massachusetts
June 12-14, the Eastern American Diocese Youth Choir gathered in the
Boston, MA area to celebrate the feast recently designated for the
youth of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, the Feast of All Saints.
On this festive weekend, the choir sang divine services both in
Holy Epiphany Church in Roslindale, MA, and also at St. Xenia’s
Church in Methuen, MA.
Petersburg, Russia: Dean of Holy Trinity Seminary visits St.
Petersburg Orthodox Theological Academy
On June 10, the Rector of the
Saint Petersburg Orthodox Theological Academy, Bishop Amvrosii of
Gatchina, met with the Dean of Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary,
Protodeacon Vladimir Tsurikov.
WV: Pentecost at the Hermitage of the Holy Cross
On the great feast of Pentecost, Abbot Seraphim lead the
Divine services at the Hermitage of the Holy Cross, concelebrated by
the monasteries clergy.
Vineland, NJ: Parish feastday of Holy Trinity Church
June 7th, on the feast of Pentecost, Bishop Jerome of Manhattan
celebrated the Divine Liturgy and Great Vespers in Holy
Trinity Church in Vineland, New Jersey on the occasion of
the parish feastday.
Jordanville, NY: Pentecost in Holy Trinity Monastery
On the feast of Pentecost, Bishop George of
Mayfield celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Trinity Cathedral of
Holy Trinity Monastery. Co-serving with His Grace, were the rector of
the monastery Archimandrite Luke, along with the monastery clergy.