11, 2013 Appeal for Help from the First Hierarch for
a Family in Need
Venerable clergy, beloved in the Lord brothers and sisters!
In early September of this year, Maxim Lvov, the year-old son of my
long-time assistant and subdeacon (now Deacon) Dionysius Lvov, became
very seriously ill. At first Maxim was diagnosed with pneumonia and it
was expected that the baby...
7, 2013 Fifth Anniversary of Bishop George’s
On Saturday, December 7, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop George
of Mayfield celebrated the fifth anniversary of his episcopal
consecration. With the blessing of His Holiness, Patriarch Alexey II,
Archimandrite George (Schaeffer) was consecrated to the episcopacy in
5, 2013 Fifth Anniversary of Repose of His Holiness,
Patriarch Alexey II
On Thursday, December 5, the faithful of the Russian Orthodox Church
throughout the world honor the fifth anniversary of the repose of His
Holiness, Patriarch Alexey II, her Primate for more than 18 years.
Prayers for his repose are also being offered up in the parishes and
monasteries of the Eastern American Diocese.
4, 2013 "Let us give thanks unto the Lord!" Church
Celebrations in Washington
On Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the 24th of November, celebratory
services were held at St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC,
that will long remain in parishioners’ memories. Metropolitan
Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian
Church Abroad, visited during these days...
Dear in the Lord reverend fathers, As you know, our
Russian Church Abroad can afford to provide her selfless clergy neither
a salary, nor a pension, nor medical insurance. The Church is supported
by a small number of lay organizations, one of which is the Fund for
27, 2013 Brooklyn, NY: Triumphal Unveiling of
Reliquary in St. John the Baptist Church
On Friday, November 22, the feast day of Blessed Matrona of Moscow (her
namesday and birthday), the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad,
His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York,
visited St. John the Baptist Church in Brooklyn, NY’s Sheepshead Bay
21, 2013 Stafford, VA: Bishop George visits St.
Herman of Alaska Church
On Sunday, November 10, His Grace George, Bishop of Mayfield conducted
the first hierarchical visit to St. Herman of Alaska Church in Stafford,
VA. In January of this year, the small "country church" was received
into the Russian Church Abroad...