February 6-28, 2016
Visitation Schedule of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God through Georgia, Alabama & Mississippi and Carolinas & Tennessee Deaneries

March 28-30, 2016
The annual diocesan Lenten Clergy Retreat will be held at
St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.

July 20 - August 6, 2016
New York: Metropolitan Hilarion to lead Pilgrimage to Holy Places in Russia

December 29, 2015 – March 10, 2016
Metropolitan Hilarion will visit the Diocese of Australia & New Zealand.

February 11-12, 2016
Bishops George & Nicholas will lead the seminary feast day of the Three Great Hierarchs at
Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY.

February 13-22, 2016
Bishops George & Nicholas will visit the South American Diocese.
 

February 27-29, 2016
On the Sunday of the Prodigal Son, Bishop Nicholas will lead the divine services in the
Reigning Mother of God Church in Charlotte, NC.

March 5, 2016
Bishop Nicholas will serve the All-Night Vigil in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

March 6, 2016
On Meatfare Sunday (Sunday of the Dread Judgment), Bishop Nicholas will celebrate Liturgy in
Holy Presentation Church in Stratford, CT.

March 12-13, 2016
On Cheesefare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Bishop Nicholas will lead the divine services, including the Rite of Forgiveness, in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

March 20, 2016
On the Sunday of Orthodoxy, Bishop Jerome will celebrate Liturgy and lead the Rite of Orthodoxy in
St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.

May 15, 2016
On the Sunday of the Holy Myrrhbearers, Bp. Jerome will celebrate the Divine Liturgy in
Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY.

May 22, 2016
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the patronal feast day of
St. Nicholas Church in Poughkeepsie, NY, co-served by Bishop Jerome.

February 11, 2016
Brooklyn, NY: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of Holy New Martyrs of Russia Church

On Sunday, February 7, the feast of the Holy New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, led the patronal feast day of Holy New Martyrs Church in Brooklyn, NY. After the arrival at the church of the myrrh-streaming Hawaiian-Iveron Icon of the Mother of God...

February 11, 2016
Howell, NJ: Bishop George of Canberra leads Divine Services in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral

On Friday the 5th and Saturday the 6th of February, on the feast day of Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg, Bishop George of Canberra, vicar of the Diocese of Australia & New Zealand, led the All-Night Vigil and celebrated the Divine Liturgy in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.

February 6, 2016
Pennsylvania: Archimandrite
Athanasy (Mastalski) reposed in the Lord
On Friday, February 6, Archimandrite Athanasy (Mastalski), longtime rector of Joy of All Who Sorrow Church in Philadelphia, PA, reposed in the Lord. He was 69 years old. Fr. Athanasy was born on June 24, 1946 in Philadelphia. In 1975, he was ordained a deacon, and in the following year a priest, by Archbishop Nikon (Rklitsky).

February 4, 2016
Moscow: Hierarchs of Russian Church Abroad participate in 7th Anniversary Celebrations of the Enthronement of His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill

On Monday, February 1, the seventh anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow. His Holiness officiated, wearing the vestments he wore during his enthronement.

February 4, 2016
Moscow: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Divine Liturgy at Holy Epiphany Cathedral in Yelokhovo

On Sunday, January 31, the feast day of the Holy Hierarchs Athanasius & Cyril, Patriarchs of Alexandria, and Venerable Cyril & Maria, the parents of Ven. Sergius of Radonezh, with the blessing of His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Holy Epiphany Cathedral on Yelokhovo Square in Moscow.

February 3, 2016
Visitation Schedule of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God through Georgia, Alabama & Mississippi and Carolinas & Tennessee Deaneries

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, the wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God of the Sign, will tour the Georgia, Alabama & Mississippi and the Carolinas & Tennessee Deaneries of the Eastern American Diocese from February 6th to 28th.

February 3, 2016
New York: Metropolitan Hilarion to lead Pilgrimage to Holy Places in Russia

A pilgrimage to holy places in Russia is being organized from July 20 to August 6, 2016. The group will be led by His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad.

January 25, 2016
New York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Feast of Lord’s Theophany in Synodal Cathedral & performs Great Blessing of the Water

On Tuesday, January 19, the great feast of the Baptism (Theophany) of the Lord, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

January 25, 2016
Nanuet, NY: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of Novo-Diveevo & Installation of Convent’s New Abbess

On Friday, January 15, the feast of the Repose and Second Finding of the Relics of Venerable Seraphim of Sarov, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated the Divine Liturgy for the patronal feast day of St. Seraphim Church at Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY...

January 25, 2016
Nyack, NY: Holy Virgin Protection Church’s Fresco Restoration Nativity Appeal

Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY has undertaken the task of restoring the church’s historic iconography. This project is both expensive and time-consuming, and the parish is asking for the aid of benefactors in completing this good work.

January 18, 2016
Howell, NJ: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy at Diocesan Cathedral & attends Nativity Yolka

On Saturday the 9th and Sunday the 10th of January, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, led the Christmastide services at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.

January 17, 2016
Washington, DC: Metropolitan Jonah performs Priestly Ordination in St. John the Baptist Cathedral

On January 3, the Sunday of after the Nativity – of the Holy Ancestors of God, with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Jonah performed the priestly ordination of Deacon Ignatius Green at the English Divine Liturgy at St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC.

January 15, 2016
Florida: Archimandrite Martin (Hohlfeld) has reposed in the Lord

On Thursday, January 14, Archimandrite Martin (Hohlfeld), cleric of the Eastern American Diocese, reposed in the Lord. He was 75 years old. Fr. Martin was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1941. He converted to Holy Orthodoxy and, in 2010, was tonsured a reader and ordained subdeacon, deacon, and priest by Bishop Jerome of Manhattan.

January 15, 2016
New York City: Bishop Nicholas participates in Nativity Reception at Russian Consulate

On Wednesday, January 13, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, participated in an official Nativity reception in the Consulate of the Russian Federation in New York City, held on behalf of Consul General Igor L. Golubovsky...

January 15, 2016
Brooklyn, NY: First Liturgy served in New Home of "Inexhaustible Chalice" Church

On Saturday, January 2, the feast day of the Holy Righteous John of Kronstadt, the parish of the Most Holy Theotokos "The Inexhaustible Chalice" celebrated the first Divine Liturgy in its new home on Brighton Beach in Brooklyn, NY.

January 12, 2016
Florida: Matushka Hannah Romeo has reposed in the Lord

On Tuesday, January 12, Matushka Hannah Romeo, wife of Priest Demetrio Romeo (rector of St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon Church in Coconut Creek, FL), reposed in the Lord after a long battle with cancer. She was 48. Born Cari Shereck, Matushka and Fr. Demetrio accepted Holy Orthodoxy together as adults.

January 12, 2016
New York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Nativity Services in Synodal Cathedral

On Wednesday the 6th and Thursday the 7th of January, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, led the divine services for the great feast of the Nativity of Christ in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

January 12, 2016
Mahopac, NY: Bishop Jerome leads Nativity Services at New Kursk Root Hermitage

The radiant feast of Christ’s Nativity was greeted prayerfully and joyfully in the Nativity of the Mother of God Church at the New Kursk Root Hermitage in Mahopac, NY. After Vigil, all of the worshippers sat down for the humble traditional Nativity Eve supper, consisting of sochivo porridge, honey, homemade bread, and berry kisel.

January 6, 2016
Nativity Epistle of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, to the Archpastors, Pastors, Monastics & Faithful Flock of ROCOR

Eminent brother-archpastors, father-concelebrants, God-loving monastics, beloved in the Lord brothers and sisters, parishioners and worshipers of our churches, scattered throughout the world: I extend to you my heartfelt greetings on this grace-filled feast day of the Nativity of Christ...

January 6, 2016
Nativity Epistle of His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia to the Archpastors, Pastors, Monastics & All the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church
It is with a heart overflowing with joy in the Son of God who has come in the flesh that I address all of you and congratulate you on the radiant and life-bearing feast of the Nativity of our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ.

January 6, 2016
Stafford, VA: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Divine Services in St. Herman of Alaska Church

On Sunday, December 20, His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, conducted his first hierarchal visit to St. Herman of Alaska Church in Stafford, VA, since the little "country church" transitioned from the Orthodox Church in America to the Russian Church Abroad on January 31, 2013.

January 5, 2016
New York City: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral & greets Participants of Winter Pre-Nativity Concert

On January 3, the Sunday before the Nativity, of the Holy Fathers, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

January 2, 2016
"A Fund with Time to Spare for Other People’s Problems:" An Interview with a Member of the Fund for Assistance
How much help do we, the faithful children of the Russian Church Abroad, offer to our own brethren, never mind those who are further afield? Often, we think that our Christian duty consists solely of prayer, church attendance, observance of fasts, and the participation in the Sacraments. However, helping our neighbor is also our direct responsibility.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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