October 3-16, 2015
A pilgrimage to Italy from October 3-16 is currently being organized by the parish of St. Nicholas in Palm Coast, FL.

October 26-28, 2015
The triennial Diocesan Assembly will be held at the 
Diocesan Center in Howell, NJ. Elections will be held for Diocesan Council, Spiritual Court, and Auditing Committee. Further details will be published in the near future.

November 1-16, 2015
A pilgrimage is being organized to the holy sites of Turkey. For more information, please write
:
tours@orthodoxtours.com.

July 23, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will serve the All-Night Vigil and lead the Ceremony of Remembrance of the Fallen Faithful at
SGPA Camp in Northville, NY.

July 24, 2015
Bishop Nicholas will lead the patronal feast day of the lower
St. Olga’s Church in Jackson, NJ.

July 26, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion & Bishop Nicholas will lead the St. Vladimir’s Day Celebrations at
St. Vladimir Memorial Church in Jackson, NJ.

July 27-28, 2015
Bishop Nicholas will lead the patronal feast day of
St. Vladimir Memorial Church in Jackson, NJ.

July 31-August 1, 2015
Bishop Nicholas will lead the patronal feast day of
St. Seraphim Memorial Church in Sea Cliff, NY.

August 1, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the patronal feast day of
St. Seraphim Church in the Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo".

August 2, 2015
On the feast of the Holy Prophet Elijah, Bishop Nicholas will celebrate Liturgy in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

August 2, 2015
On the feast of the Holy Prophet Elijah, Bishop Jerome will celebrate the Divine Liturgy and the rector’s namesday at
Holy Protection Church in Nyack, NY.

August 8-9, 2015
On the feast of the Great-Martyr Panteleimon, Bishop Nicholas will lead the lesser patronal feast day and pilgrimage at
Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV.

August 9, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the patronal feast day of
St. Panteleimon Church in Hartford, CT.

August 16, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will celebrate Liturgy in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

August 18-19, 2015
On the great feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, Bishop Nicholas will lead the divine services in
Holy Epiphany Church in Roslindale (Boston), MA.

August 22-23, 2015
Bishop Nicholas will lead the divine services in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

August 27-28, 2015
On the great feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God, Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the divine services in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.

August 27-28, 2015
On the great feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God, Bishop Nicholas will lead the divine services in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

August 29-30, 2015
Bishop Nicholas will lead the divine services in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

September 1, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the patronal feast day of
St. Andrew Stratelates Church in St. Petersburg, FL.

September 5-7, 2015
Bishop Nicholas will take part in the annual Labor Day Pilgrimage to
Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY.

September 6, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will celebrate Liturgy in
St. Alexander Nevsky Church in Richmond, ME.

September 12, 2015
Metropolitan Jonah & Bishop Nicholas will lead the patronal feast day of
St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.

September 13, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will celebrate Liturgy in
St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC.

September 13, 2015
Metropolitan Jonah will celebrate Liturgy in
St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.

September 13, 2015
Bishop Nicholas will celebrate Divine Liturgy in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

September 17, 2015
Bishop Nicholas will lead the patronal feast day of
St. Joasaph of Belgorod Church in Brooklyn, NY.

September 20, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will celebrate Liturgy in the
Nativity of the Mother of God Church at the New Kursk Root Hermitage in Mahopac, NY, co-served by Bishops Jerome and Sava (Georgian Apostolic Church in North America).

September 27, 2015
On the great feast of the Exultation of the Cross of the Lord, Metropolitan Hilarion will celebrate Liturgy in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

October 3-4, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will visit
Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV.

October 8, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the patronal feast day of
St. Sergius Church at Synod in New York City.

October 14, 2015
On the feast of the Protection of the Mother of God, Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the patronal feast day of
Holy Protection Church in Nyack, NY.

October 18, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will celebrate Liturgy in
Holy Protection Church in Ottawa, Canada.

October 23, 2015
Metropolitan Jonah will celebrate Liturgy in 
Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV.

October 24, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will celebrate Liturgy in
Holy Trinity Church in Mebane, NC

October 25, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the joint Carolinas Liturgy at Cheraw State Park, SC.

November 1-14, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will perform a pilgrimage to the holy sites in Turkey.

November 15, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will celebrate Liturgy in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

November 21, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the patronal feast day of
St. Michael’s Church in Paterson, NJ.

November 22, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will celebrate Liturgy in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

December 6, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will celebrate Liturgy in
Entrance of the Mother of God Church in Syracuse, NY.

December 10, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the patronal feast day of the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

December 20, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will celebrate Liturgy in
St. Herman of Alaska Church in Stafford, VA.

December 27, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will celebrate Liturgy in
St. Matrona of Moscow Church in Hallandale (Miami), FL.


July 31, 2015
Jackson, NJ: Jubilee Celebrations held at St. Vladimir Memorial Church

In 2015, the Eastern American Diocese joined the fullness of the Russian Orthodox Church in celebrating the 1000th anniversary of the repose of the Baptizer and Enlightener of Rus’, the Holy Equal-of-the-Apostles Great Prince Vladimir. The jubilee celebrations took place at St. Vladimir Memorial Church in Jackson, NJ...

July 31, 2015
Englewood, NJ: Metropolitan Hilarion attends Official Reception in Honor of Antiochian Patriarch John X’s Visit to U.S.
On Tuesday, July 29, at the Englewood, NJ residence of Metropolitan Joseph of New York & North America, head of the Antiochian Archdiocese in North America, an official reception was held in honor of the visit of His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch & All the East, to the U.S.

July 31, 2015
Jordanville, NY: Patronal Celebrations held at St. Elizabeth Skete
This year, St. Elizabeth Skete in Jordanville, NY held the official celebrations in honor of their patronal feast day on the following day, Sunday, July 19. Leading the All-Night Vigil on Saturday evening and the celebrating the Divine Liturgy on Sunday morning was Archimandrite Luke (Murianka), abbot of neighboring Holy Trinity Monastery.

July 31, 2015
Sea Cliff, NY: St. Seraphim Memorial Church Sisterhood offers Humanitarian Donation to Primate of Ukrainian Orthodox Church

His Beatitude Onufry, Metropolitan of Kiev & All Ukraine, was given funds collected by the sisterhood of St. Seraphim Memorial Church in Sea Cliff, NY, for the needs of refugees and victims of the humanitarian catastrophe in the Donbass (Eastern Ukraine).

July 28, 2015
Moscow: Epistle of His Holiness, Patriarch Kyrill, regarding 1000th Anniversary of Repose of Holy Great Prince Vladimir
His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia, addressed an epistle to the archpastors, clergy, monastics, and all faithful children of the Russian Orthodox Church regarding the 1000th anniversary of the repose of the Holy Equal-of-the-Apostles Great Prince Vladimir.

July 29, 2015
Columbia, SC: Metropolitan Jonah leads Patronal Feast Day at St. Elizabeth the New-Martyr Church

From Friday the 17th to Sunday the 19th of July, His Eminence, Metropolitan Jonah performed an archpastoral visit to St. Elizabeth the New-Martyr Church in Columbia, SC. Over the very full weekend, His Eminence led two All-Night Vigils and two Divine Liturgies...

July 29, 2015
Jordanville, NY: Summer Youth Program concludes at Holy Trinity Monastery

On Saturday, July 11, the 2015 Summer Youth Program came to a close at
Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. The Summer Youth Program incorporates both monastery life and features of a summer camp: young men have the opportunity to attend monastic services, work beside members of the brotherhood, and participate in candid religious discussions;

July 23, 2015
Howell, NJ: Proposal to Reorganize Eastern American Diocesan Deaneries Confirmed

In light of recent changes in the leadership of the diocesan deaneries and the task of expanding missionary work that lies before the clergy of the Diocese, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York proposed a reorganization of the deaneries.

July 22, 2015
Rocky Hill, NJ: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of St. Elizabeth Church

On Friday the 17th and Saturday the 18th of July, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, led the patronal feast day of St. Elizabeth the New-Martyr Church in Rocky Hill, NJ. St. Elizabeth the New-Martyr Church was originally founded on its feast day, July 5/18, 1998, in the city of Somerville, NJ.

July 22, 2015
Constantinople: Group of Holy Trinity Seminary Students & Faculty visit Ecumenical Patriarchate

From July 14 to 21, two instructors from Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary in Jordanville, NY, Deacon Andrei Psarev and Dr. Vitaly Permiakov, and two second-year students, Abbot Constantin (Churchin) and Novice Angelos Stanway, visited historical sites in Istanbul (Constantinople) and Iznik (Nicaea), Turkey.

July 19, 2015
Howell, NJ: Primate of Ukrainian Orthodox Church celebrates Liturgy in Diocesan Cathedral before Myrrh-Streaming Hawaiian Icon
On Saturday the 18th and Sunday the 19th of July, a dual feast awaited the clergy, parishioners, and guests of St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ. On July 18, prior to the beginning of the All-Night Vigil, the myrrh-streaming Hawaiian-Iveron Icon of the Mother of God arrived at the cathedral from Jordanville, NY.

July 18, 2015
Jordanville, NY: Visit of Ukrainian Orthodox Church Primate to U.S. Begins
On Saturday, July 18, the feast day of Venerable Sergius of Radonezh, the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, the Most Blessed Onufry, Metropolitan of Kiev & All Ukraine, celebrated Divine Liturgy in Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. His Beatitude was co-served by the Firth Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad,

July 18, 2015
Howell, NJ: Regular Session of Eastern American Diocesan Council held at Diocesan Center

On Tuesday, June 30, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, led a regular session of the Eastern American Diocesan Council at the Diocesan Center in Howell, NJ. His Eminence began the meeting by leading a Moleben before the Beginning of Every Good Work...

July 10, 2015
"What therefore God hath joined together, let no man put asunder:"
Reflection on Same-Sex Ruling by United States Supreme Court
On Friday, June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled same-sex marriage a constitutional right. The Diocesan Council of the Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia discussed this ruling and issued a reflection at its summer session on June 30...

July 18, 2015
Methuen, MA: St. Xenia Parish honors Heavenly Patrons of Sts. Peter
& Paul Cemetery
With the arrival of the summer season, active parish life in Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg Church in Methuen, MA continues unabated. The parish’s cemetery is named for Sts. Peter and Paul. Many years ago, before it closed in the 1970s, the cemetery belonged to the parish of St. John the Baptist in Lawrence, MA.

July 17, 2015
Woodbourne, NY: Bishop Nicholas visits NORR Camp to celebrate Patronal Feast

For the 49th year in a row, youth of the Association of Russian Explorers Outside of Russia (NORR) gathered in their camp in the Catskill Mountains in New York State. Joining them for several days was His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.

July 15, 2015
Nicaragua: Faithful continue Construction of Holy Transfiguration Church
The Russian Church Abroad is currently constructing the Church of the Holy Transfiguration in the Rio Negro ("Black River") near Santa Fé, 34km from Boaco, Nicaragua. Under the onsite supervision of Hieromonk Marcos (Calderón),

July 15, 2015
Mayfield, PA: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Patronal Feast of St. John the Baptist Cathedral, co-served by Bishop Saba of Georgian Apostolic Church

On Tuesday, July 7, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, led the patronal feast day St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Mayfield, PA, co-served by His Grace, Bishop Saba, head of the Georgian Apostolic Church in North America.

July 14, 2015
New York City: On Feast Sts. Peter & Paul, Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral

On Sunday, July 12, the feast day of the Holy Supreme Leaders of the Apostles Peter and Paul, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City. The First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad was co-served by Synodal clergy.

July 14, 2015
Howell, NJ: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of Our Lady of Tikhvin Church

On Wednesday the 8th and Thursday the 9th of July, the clergy and faithful of Our Lady of Tikhvin Church at the Diocesan Center in Howell, NJ celebrated the church’s patronal feast day, honoring the Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God. Until 1994, this church was named in honor of St. Alexander Nevsky.

July 13, 2015
Glen Cove, NY: Women’s Conference "Living and Thinking Orthodoxy, Yesterday and Today" held at Holy Virgin Intercession Church

On Saturday, June 27, an Orthodox Women’s Conference entitled "Living and Thinking Orthodoxy, Yesterday and Today," was held in Glen Cove, NY. The conference was organized by Holy Virgin Intercession & St. Sergius Parish in Glen Cove.

July 9, 2015
San Francisco, CA: Bishop Nicholas participates in Celebrations in Honor of St. John of Shanghai & Francisco

From Friday the 3rd to Tuesday the 7th of July, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, visited churches of the Western American Diocese and took part in the annual celebrations in honor of the Holy Hierarch and Wonderworker John of Shanghai & San Francisco.

July 8, 2015
Jackson, NJ: Celebrations in Honor of 1000th Anniversary of Repose of Prince Vladimir to take place at St. Vladimir Memorial Church
With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, the annual St. Vladimir’s Day Celebrations will be held in St. Vladimir Memorial Church to the Millennium of the Baptism of Rus’ in Jackson, NJ on July 23-28.

July 8, 2015
Jordanville, NY: Summertime at Holy Trinity Monastery

Summertime is a very busy time of year for the brotherhood at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. The monks are taking full advantage of the warm weather to complete many necessary outdoor projects with the help of teenagers from the monastery’s Summer Youth Program.

July 3, 2015
Wayne, WV: Summer Life at Holy Cross Monastery

Summer is always a busy time at Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV. In previous summers at the monastery, large construction projects kept many of the monks busy. Though there are no such construction projects this summer, this doesn
t mean that the summer has been spent idly. Far from it!

July 3, 2015
"Prince Vladimir, Unifier of Peoples:" Group of Young People in New York City participates in Work of Ronald McDonald House
One of the main goals placed before St. Vladimir Youth Association is the organization and gathering of young people to works of charity and social service before their compatriots, and work with children. As a way of manifesting these aims, the Association gathered a group of young people in New York City...

July 3, 2015
Archpriest Victor Potapov: "What has happened in America is like an Earthquake"

Every person is a child of God, and everyone deserves to pastoral attention and care. After all, we help the destitute and psychologically ill; we do not turn anyone away. We are all in need of God’s help, but encouraging sin is not allowable.

July 1, 2015
Glen Cove, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Liturgy in Holy Virgin Intercession Church

On Sunday, June 28, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in Holy Virgin Intercession & St. Sergius Church in Glen Cove, NY. Holy Intercession Church was founded in 1951...

June 30, 2015
Washington, DC: Metropolitan Jonah & Bishop Jerome concelebrate Joint Namesday at St. John the Baptist Cathedral

On Sunday, June 28, His Eminence, Metropolitan Jonah, and His Grace, Bishop Jerome, concelebrated the Divine Liturgy in St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC. Both hierarchs marked their namesdays, as June 28 is the feast day of both the Holy Hierarch Jonah, Metropolitan of Moscow, and Blessed Jerome of Stridonium.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patriarch Tikhon Male Choir sings Divine Services in Holy Trinity Monastery

 

 Newly Formed Music Institute to train Orthodox Choir Conductors and Singers in North America

 

 Russian America: Hidden Sanctuary of the Orthodox World

 

 

 

"Holy Cross Monastery – A Story of Survival:" A New Documentary produced by the Fund for Assistance and the Diocesan Media Office 

 

"Orthodox in Dixie"

 

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