January 18-26, 2015
With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, a team of volunteers will travel to Jacmel, Haiti from January 18-26, 2015, to do work for the Orthodox mission there.

 

January 28-February 4, 2015
Diocesan hierarchs will visit Moscow for the
Bishops Conference (Russian).

February 7-8, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the divine services in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City on the Sunday of the Russian New Martyrs.

February 7-8, 2015
Bishop George will lead the patronal feast day of
Holy New Martyrs of Russia Church in Norwich, CT.

February 8, 2015
Bishop Jerome will lead the patronal feast day of
New Martyrs of Russia Church in Brooklyn, NY.

February-April 23, 2015
Metropolitan Hilarion will perform an archpastoral visit to the
Australian Diocese.

February 15, 2015
On the great feast of the Meeting of the Lord, Bishop George will lead the divine services in St. Elizabeth the New-Martyr Church in Columbia, SC.

February 14-15, 2015
On the great feast of the Meeting of the Lord, Bishop Nicholas will serve the All-Night Vigil in the Synod Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, and will the following morning celebrate the Divine Liturgy for the patronal feast day of Holy Presentation Church in Stratford, CT.

February 14-15, 2015
Bishop George will lead the divine services at
St. Elizabeth the New-Martyr Church in Columbia, SC.

February 16, 2015
Bishop Nicholas will celebrate the Divine Liturgy in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City in honor of his namesday.

February 21-22, 2015
Bishop Nicholas will lead the divine services in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

March 14-15, 2015
Bishop George will lead the divine services in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ, including Holy Unction at 4:00 PM on Sunday.

March 16-18, 2015
Bishops George & Nicholas will lead the Great Lenten Retreat in the diocesan center at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ. The main speakers will be Archimandrite Demetrios (Carellas) & Archpriest Andrey Tkachev.

March 21-22, 2015
Bishop George will lead the divine services in
St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Mayfield, PA.

 

 



January 26, 2015
Nyack, NY: Holy Protection Church’s Parish School holds Nativity Yolka

On Sunday, January 11, the parish Russian School at Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY, held its annual Nativity Yolka, organized with joy and gaiety by the efforts of the school’s students, teachers, and parents. The play, based on the Russian folk tale "Prince Ivan & the Gray Wolf," was put on by the students with a light and joyous humor.

January 25, 2015
Wayne, WV: Bishop George blesses the Project Kellia Monastic Dormitory in Holy Cross Monastery

On Monday, January 5, His Grace George, Bishop of Mayfield, Abbot Seraphim (Voepel), and the clergy and monastics of Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV gathered in the nearly-completed Project Kellia building for the official blessing of the new monastic residence.

January 25, 2015
Mahopac, NY: Bishop Jerome leads Nativity Services at New Kursk Root Hermitage

On Nativity Eve – Tuesday, January 6 – His Grace, Bishop Jerome led the All-Night Vigil in Nativity of the Mother of God Church at the New Kursk Root Hermitage in Mahopac, NY, co-served by parish clerics Abbot Cornelius (Apukhtin) and Deacon George Temidis.

January 20, 2015
"Christmastide in Washington" – Parish Life in St. John the Baptist Cathedral

By the grace of God, the Nativity Fast in the parish of St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC was a prayerful one. The appointed divine services proceeded in wonderful order, and brought us nearer and nearer the great feast.

January 20, 2015
New York City: Bishop Nicholas to lead Pilgrimage to Holy Land

With the blessing of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad, His Grace, Eastern American  Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, will lead a pilgrimage to the Holy Land during the Paschal days leading up to the feast of the Ascension. The cost of registration is $2,750, which includes roundtrip airfare from New York, room, board, transportation, and expenses.

January 16, 2015
Nanuet, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion serves in Novo-Diveevo on Second Day of Christ’s Nativity

On the second day of Christ’s Nativity – the Synaxis of the Mother of God – His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in Holy Dormition Convent Novo-Diveevo in Nanuet, NY.

January 13, 2015
Howell, NJ: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Divine Services in Diocesan Cathedral & Attends Parish Yolka

On Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th of January, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, led the festal All-Night Vigil and Divine Liturgy in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.

January 12, 2015
Nanuet, NY: Benefit Luncheon to be held in Support of Remodeling Novo-Diveevo Convent’s Reception Hall

The clergy, sisterhood, and parishioners of Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY have been continuing their ongoing renovation project for the monastery’s reception hall, which has been closed since the mid-1980s. The convent hopes that the hall will be used for luncheons for the faithful after Liturgy...

January 11, 2015
New York City: Nativity Divine Services in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign

On Tuesday the 6th and Wednesday the 7th of January, on the great feast of Christ’s Nativity, the divine services in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City were led by the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, and Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese.

January 11, 2015
Wayne, WV: Bishop George leads Divine Services for Feast of Christ’s Nativity in Holy Cross Monastery

On Tuesday the 6th and Wednesday the 7th of January, the great feast of Christ’s Nativity, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop George of Mayfield, led the festal divine services in Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV.

January 7, 2015
Nativity Epistle of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad

Right Reverend fellow archpastors, most honorable father-concelebrants, reverent diaconate in Christ, beloved in the Lord monastics, laboring in our monasteries; brothers and sisters, faithful children of the Russian Church Abroad, scattered like grains of God’s wheat across the face of the entire earth!

January 7, 2015
Nativity Epistle His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia

Your Eminence and Graces the archpastors, venerable fathers, all-honorable monks and nuns, dear brothers and sisters! On this holy night, I address all of you living in different countries, cities, and villages, yet making up the One Russian Orthodox Church, and from the bottom of my heart, I congratulate you on the world-saving feast of the Nativity of Christ.

January 5. 2015
Lugansk, Ukraine: Clergy & Faithful of St. Olga’s Convent send Thanks to St. John the Baptist Cathedral Parish in Washington

The brethren, sisters, and parishioners of the churches of St. Olga’s Convent in Lugansk, Ukraine, headed by the monastery’s builder and spiritual advisor Archpriest Andrey Dubina, expressed sincere words of thanks on their website to Archpriest Victor Potapov, rector of St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC, for the parish’s significant financial aid and prayerful support.

January 4, 2015
Mayfield, PA: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in St. John the Baptist Cathedral

On Sunday, January 4, with the blessing of Bishop George of Mayfield, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Mayfield, PA. His Grace was co-served by cathedral clergy: dean Archpriest John Sorochka...

January 3, 2015
Brooklyn, NY: "Inexhaustible Chalice" Parish extends Invitation to Nativity Yolka

On Friday, January 16, St. John of Kronstadt Parish School at "Inexhaustible Chalice" Church will hold its Nativity Yolka. The parish’s children’s theater will perform a play entitled "The Twelve Months," based on the story of the same name by Samuil Marshak. The holiday event will also include carols and Christmas poetry.

January 2, 2015
Directive from His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia
In preparation for the great and radiant feast of Christ’s Nativity, His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia, issued a directive, in which he blesses churches to celebrate the Divine Liturgy every year on the very day of the feast with open Royal Doors.

December 31, 2014
Erie, PA: Holy Nativity Church hosts Overflow Homeless Shelter

At several points throughout the winter of 2014-2015, Nativity of Christ Old Rite Church in Erie, PA is hosting an overflow homeless shelter. The overflow shelter program, begun by local social service organization "Community Shelter Services" (CSS), has local Erie churches open their doors for rotating periods to house an overnight shelter and meals for the homeless.

December 28, 2014
Brooklyn, NY: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Holy New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia Church

On Sunday, December 28, the Sunday of the Holy Forefathers, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in Holy New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia Church in Brooklyn, NY. The presence of the wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God was a great blessing for the clergy and faithful.

December 20, 2014
Miami, FL: Metropolitan Hilarion Celebrates Spanish Liturgy & Performs Diaconal Ordination at Apostolic Mission of Christ

On Saturday, December 20, the Apostolic Mission of Christ (under the protection of the Holy Apostles), in Miami, FL, was blessed with an archpastoral visit from its ruling bishop, His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion. The mission was received into ROCOR in early 2014, but this was the first time that His Eminence was able to celebrate the Divine Liturgy here.

December 17, 2014
Clearwater, FL: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy in St. Catherine Mission
On Wednesday, December 17, Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in St. Catherine Mission, official based on Clearwater, FL. With the blessing of His Grace, Bishop Mitrophan, however, the service was held in St. Sava Serbian Church in St. Petersburg, FL, as the mission is temporarily without a church building of its own.

December 10, 2014
New York City: Clergy & Faithful mark Metropolitan Hilarion’s 30th Anniversary at Patronal Feast Day of Synodal Cathedral

On Tuesday the 9th and Wednesday the 10th of December, on the patronal feast day of the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City – the feast of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign," and the 30th anniversary of his episcopal consecration, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern American & New York...

December 3, 2014
New York City: Synod of Bishops announces Details regarding Official Synodal Celebration of 30th Anniversary of Metropolitan Hilarion's Episcopacy

On Wednesday, December 10, during the feastday of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God and the patronal feast of the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign, the official Synodal celebration of Metropolitan Hilarion's 30th anniversary of episcopacy will be celebrated in New York City.

December 2, 2014
Jordanville, NY: First Hierarch of Russian Church Abroad leads Reburial of Bishop Constantine (Essensky)

Upon opening the casket, the gathered clergy, monastery brethren, seminarians, and faithful laity could see the hierarch’s incorrupt body, which was especially remarkable, explained Fr. Luke, considering that Bishop Constantine’s resting place had been entirely flooded, which had caused his former coffin and his vestments to be eaten away.

December 2, 2014
Fund for Assistance running Matching Drive to make Twice the Difference in supporting the Church Abroad

This #GivingTuesday, December 2, the Fund for Assistance to ROCOR (FFA) is inviting you to make twice the difference for our Church by donating online! Donate on December 2 and every dollar will be matched by a group of generous donors (who wished to remain anonymous).

December 1, 2014
Lenoir City, TN: Bishop George visits St. Nektarios Church in honor of Patronal Feast Day

From Friday the 21st to Sunday the 23rd of November, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop George of Mayfield, performed an archpastoral visit to St. Nektarios Church in Lenoir City, TN, where he led the divine services in honor of the parish’s patronal feast day.

December 1, 2014
Passaic, NJ: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast Day of Sts. Cosmas & Damian Church

On Friday, November 14, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, visited Sts. Cosmas & Damian Church in Passaic, NJ and celebrated the Divine Liturgy in honor of the parish’s patronal feast day.

 

 

 

 

 

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HILARION
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