Albany, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Divine Services in Nativity of the Theotokos Church - 10/10/18
On Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of October, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, performed an archpastoral visit to the capital city of New York State to participate in and lead the 27th Annual Russian Orthodox Church Musicians’ Conference.
Riga, Latvia: Divine Liturgy celebrated in Presence of Wonderworking Kursk Root Icon - 10/09/18
On Sunday, October 7, His Eminence Alexander, Metropolitan of Riga & All Latvia, co-served by Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, guardian of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God celebrated Divine Liturgy in Nativity of Christ Diocesan Cathedral in Riga, were the wonderworking icon is currently visiting.
Latvia: Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God arrives in Riga - 10/06/18
On Friday, October 5, with the blessing of His Eminence Alexander, Metropolitan of Riga & All Latvia, the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God was brought to Lativa.
Kursk, Russia: Wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Sign departs its Native Land - 10/06/18
This is now the tenth visit of the great holy icon of the Kursk region – which became the Protectress of the Russian Diaspora in the 20th century – to the Metropolitanate of Kursk.
"Pious Smiles" – Summer in Saint Seraphim Camp - 10/03/18
when it came time for this year’s visit, I have to admit that I was a bit more relaxed and nonchalant in my journalistic approach. I thought to myself, "Since I covered the camp so extensively last year, there really should not be much for me to see this year." Needless to say, I was wrong.
Wayne, WV: Metropolitan Hilarion Leads Annual Pilgrimage Weekend at Holy Cross Monastery - 10/02/18
On September 29th & 30th, the annual Pilgrimage Weekend was presided over by His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York. The monastery was greatly blessed with the presence of the Holy Myrrh-streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon of the Mother of God, which arrived on Saturday afternoon and was greeted with the festive pealing of bells and incense.
Faces of the Diocese
One Hundred Years of Remembrance and Prayer: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan takes part in Centenary Commemoration of Martyric Deaths of New Martyrs Elizabeth Feodorovna & Nun Barbara in Jerusalem - 09/01/18
This past July, with the blessing of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, visited the Holy City of Jerusalem in order to observe and lead the anniversary commemorations in honor of the Centenary of the martyric deaths of New Martyrs Grand Duchess Elizabeth and Nun Barbara
Minsk: American Youth reflect on Relics of Saint Elizabeth, Orthodoxy & Belorussian Hospitality - 08/28/18
During the spring, a great relic was brought from the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City to St. Elizabeth Convent in Minsk, Belarus: a reliquary with the right arm of the Holy Nun-Martyr Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna, and a piece of the relics of Nun-Martyr Barbara.
Moscow Conductor to lead Concert of American Film Music - 10/06/18
The conductor of the Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra Representation Church in Moscow, Vladimir Gorbik, will conduct a concert of film scores at Adelphi University, Long Island, NY this October 19th.
New York City: Synodal Cathedral to host Benefit Concert of Hierarchal Choir for Renovation of First Hierarch’s Residence - 10/06/18
On Thursday, October 25, 2018, the Russian Synodal Cathedral Choir of New York, under the direction of Peter Fekula, will perform a concert of sacred music to benefit the Synodal Building.
Albany, NY: Saint Herman Youth Conference Registration Opens - 09/24/18
With the blessing of Their Eminences Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, and Gabriel, Archbishop of Montreal & Canada, the annual Saint Herman Youth Conference will be hosted by Nativity of the Mother of God Church in Albany, NY.
Moscow, Russia: Holy Synod approves Petitions for Preservation of Orthodox Unity - 09/15/18
The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, during its extraordinary meeting on September 14 in the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence at St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, adopted a resolution (Journal №70) accepting new petitions for the preservation of Orthodox unity, to be offered at every Divine Liturgy at the Augmented Litany.
Visitation Schedule of the Hawaiian-Iveron Icon of the Mother of God in the Eastern American Diocese - 09/08/18
With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, the myrrh-streaming Hawaiian-Iveron Icon of the Mother of God is currently traveling to the churches and monasteries of the Eastern American Diocese.
HOWELL, NJ: REGISTRATION OPENS FOR 2018 DIOCESAN ASSEMBLY - 09/05/18
Online registration for the 2018 General Assembly of the Eastern American Diocese has opened on the diocesan website. With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, the assembly will be held at the Diocesan Center at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ this October 22-24.
Chosen One of the Mother of God
"The 20th Anniversary of Jose’s Murder" – On the 19th Annual Pilgrimage to the Grave of Jose Muñoz-Cortes
The Iveron Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "Portaitissa" and the Myrrh-Streaming "Montreal" Icon of the Iveron Mother of God
Protodeacon Serge Arlievsky: "Consequences of the 1917 Revolution - Russians in the Lower Hudson Valley"