New York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Great Thursday Services in Synodal Cathedral - 04/26/19
On Great and Holy Thursday, April 25 – the commemoration of the Mystical Supper – Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan led the divine services in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.
New York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Divine Services on Great & Holy Wednesday - 04/25/19
On Great and Holy Wednesday, April 24, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated the final Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts for this year in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City
New York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Divine Services for Palm Sunday in Synodal Cathedral - 04/24/19
On Sunday, April 21, the great feast of the Entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem, also known by Christians as Palm Sunday, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.
Brooklyn, NY: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Lazarus Saturday Liturgy in Holy Myrrhbearers Church - 04/24/19
On Saturday, April 20, the feast of the resurrection of the Righteous Lazarus, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Myrrhbearers Church in Brooklyn, NY, and celebrated Divine Liturgy there.
"Always Turn to our Lord & Savior!" – An Exhortation to Newly-Tonsured Monks - 04/23/19
On the night of Thursday, April 18, the eve of the 40th day of the Great Fast, the abbot of Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, Bishop Luke of Syracuse, tonsured three monks to the Lesser Schema.
Atlanta, GA: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast Day of St. Mary of Egypt Church - 04/21/19
On Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of April, the feast of Venerable Mary of Egypt, His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, paid an archpastoral visit to St. Mary of Egypt Church in Roswell (Atlanta), GA,
Columbia, SC: Myrrh-Streaming Icon "Softener of Evil Hearts" visits the Carolinas - 04/20/19
On Tuesday, April 16, the myrrh-streaming icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts" continued its visitation through the Eastern American Diocese, arriving in Columbia, SC from Atlanta, GA
New York City: Bishop Nicholas performs Sacrament of Holy Unction in Synodal Cathedral - 04/19/19
On Friday, April 19, the eve of Lazarus Saturday, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan led Matins and the sacrament of Holy Unction in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.
Atlanta, GA: Bishop Nicholas leads Divine Services in Joy of All Who Sorrow Church - 04/19/19
On Friday the 12th and Saturday the 13th of April, the feast of the Laudation of the Most Holy Theotokos, His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, paid an archpastoral visit to the Church of Our Lady "Joy of All Who Sorrow" in Cumming (Atlanta), GA.
Flushing, NY: Patronal Feast Day of Holy Annunciation Church - 04/16/19
On Sunday, April 7, the great feast of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos, the eponymous church in Flushing, NY celebrated its patronal feast day
Announcement from the Diocesan Media Office - 04/21/19
Albums with photographs of the Feast of feasts – the Lord’s Pascha ‒ in the Eastern American Diocese will be published on the diocesan website.
"Religious Freedom in Ukraine?" – Statement by Clergy of Long Island & Hudson Valley Deanery - 03/30/19
It is with heavy heart that the clergy of the Long Island & Hudson Valley Deanery of the Eastern American Diocese of ROCOR writes this statement. We, the clergy of the deanery, are comprised of loyal American citizens, living and working in the United States...
Palestine: Pilgrimage & Work Trip to Benefit Bethany Orthodox School Planned - 03/28/19
With the blessing of the diocesan hierarchs, a work trip is being organized to aid the Community of the Resurrection of Christ in Bethany, Palestine, on July 13-22.
New York: Conference on Translation & Hymnography in Memory of Monk Joseph (Lambertsen) to take place in Synod of Bishops - 03/21/19
On Saturday, May 11, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, a conference on Translation and Hymnography in Memory of Monk Joseph (Lambertsen) will take place in the Synod of Bishops in New York City.
Faces of the Diocese
Honolulu, HI: Miraculous Healing of Custodian of Myrrh-Streaming Hawaiian-Iveron Icon of the Mother of God - 03/28/19
Over two and a half months ago, Subdeacon Nectarios Yangson was rushed to the emergency room several times in the span of two days with an incredibly high sugar count of 651, the root cause being a negative physical reaction to a steroid medication prescribed to him after his two-month-long bout with pneumonia.
The Canonization of the New Martyrs by the Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia in 1981 – How It Happened - 03/13/19
The decision to canonize the Russian martyrs of the 20th century was made in principle by the Council of Bishops in 1971 when, in response to a multitude of appeals by parishes abroad, and clergy and faithful in the USSR, the bishops of ROCOR adopted a resolution stating, "The Council of Bishops kneels in piety before the holy struggle of the Russian New Martyrs and consents to their glorification."
"A Procession of the Cross to Another Continent:" An Interview with Archpriest George Zelenin - 03/05/19
September in Moscow was uncharacteristically sunny and warm. Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky) of Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY – one of 34 members of a delegation from the Russian Church Abroad accompanying the Kursk Root Icon to Russia in 2009...
Priest Job Watts: "The Orthodox Christian Should be the Funniest Man in the Room" - 03/05/19
This fall, I got to visit the American South for the second time in my life. Last year, I was in the Greater Atlanta Area, and this time I was in the parish of St. Nektarios of Pentapolis in Lenoir City, TN.