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Nanuet, NY: On Thomas Sunday, Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy, performs Priestly Ordination at Novo-Diveevo Convent - 05/12/21

On May 9, the 2nd Sunday of Pascha, dedicated to the Holy Apostle Thomas, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, celebrated Divine Liturgy in St. Seraphim Cathedral of Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY.


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The Lord’s Pascha in the Parishes & Monasteries of the Eastern American Diocese - 05/11/21

New Photographs! Albums with photographs of the feast of feasts – the Lord’s Pascha ‒ in the Eastern American Diocese will be published on the diocesan website


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Howell, NJ: Patronal Feast celebrated in St. George Church - 05/08/21

On Bright Thursday, May 6, the feast of the Holy Great-Martyr and Trophy-Bearer George, clergy and faithful gathered at St. George Cossack Church in Howell, NJ to celebrate the parish’s patronal feast day.


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Howell, NJ: On Bright Monday, Bishop Nicholas celebrates Divine Liturgy in St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral - 05/05/21

From Monday, April 26, through Saturday, May 1, the clergy and faithful of St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ observed all of the solemn divine services for the Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ.


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New York City: Radiant Feast of Christ’s Resurrection celebrated in Synodal Cathedral - 05/04/21

On the night of Sunday, May 2, the clergy and parishioners of the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City celebrated a long-awaited event – the great and radiant feast of Christ’s Resurrection. Officiating the festal divine services was the First Hierarch of the Russian Church, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York


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Paschal Epistle of His Holiness, Patriarch Kyrill, to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monastics & All the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church - 05/01/21

On this chosen and holy day, full of Paschal joy and glorious light, the life-affirming glad tidings are being passed on from mouth to mouth, from heart to heart:


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Paschal Epistle of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad - 05/01/21

The blessed and all-joyful night of the radiant Resurrection of Christ has come again, eminent Brother-Archpastors, venerable fathers, beloved brothers and sisters in the Lord! We greet the Resurrection of Christ with the greatest joy as the victory of Life


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New York City: Divine Services of Great Friday held in Synodal Cathedral - 05/01/21

On Great Friday, April 30, divine services were held in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, in anticipation of the greatest and most radiant feast of Christ’s Resurrection


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New York City: Divine Services held in Synodal Cathedral on Great Thursday - 04/30/21

On Great Thursday, April 29, His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, celebrated the Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City


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New York City: On Great Feast of Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem, Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 04/28/21

On Palm Sunday, April 25, the great feast of the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


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Virginia Beach, VA: Appeal from St. Joseph of Optina Church
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Palm Coast, FL: Fundraiser for Deacon Lev Opie - UPDATE
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"Fr. Cyprian died, and we suddenly got gifts from him!" – An Unusual Story from the Life of the Main Iconographer of the Russian Diaspora - 04/15/21

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Archimandrite Cyprian (Pyzhov). The main iconographer of the Russian Diaspora, he was a spiritual pillar of the Russian Church Abroad. As His Grace, Bishop Luke (Murianka), current abbot of Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, tells me, Fr. Cyprian was "second leader" of the community


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New York City: First Anniversary of Repose of Scoutmaster-Subdeacon Wladimir Fedoroff - 03/25/21

On Wednesday morning, March 25, 2020, several days after suffering a stroke, Scoutmaster Subdeacon Wladimir Fedoroff, cleric of St. Seraphim Memorial Church in Sea Cliff, NY, reposed in the Lord. He was 89 years old.


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Archpriest Seraphim Chemodakov: "I Hear Some of the Most Heartfelt Confessions in My Sessions" - 03/15/21

The future Father Seraphim was born in Herkimer, NY when his father, now Archpriest Nikita Chemodakov, studied at Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville. Seraphim earned a Diploma in Applied Science (Microbiology) at the University of Western Sydney in Australia in 1998;


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"The Way We Serve is our Means of Communicating with God" – An Interview with Archpriest Pimen Simon - 02/18/21

Fr. Pimen himself can’t remember when the Old Believer Soloviev family began to use the surname Simon. Neither did his father, Eustathius. On the other hand, Fr. Pimen remembers well that he and his Matushka Maria and their children and grandchildren have attended the Church of the Nativity of Christ in Erie, PA, on the banks of the Great Lake of the same name, their entire lives.


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