Washington, DC: "The Mother of God visited and comforted us!" - 12/06/21
With the blessing of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, the Thanksgiving holiday and the week following have become the traditional visitation period of the Greater Washington area by the Protectress of the Russian Diaspora – the wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God.
Miami, FL: "Softener of Evil Hearts" Icon begins Visitation in Eastern American Diocese - 12/05/21
On Friday, December 3, the eve of the great feast of the Entry into the Temple of the Most Holy Theotokos, the myrrh-streaming Icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts" arrived in the Eastern American Diocese.
New York City: On Feast of Entry of the Theotokos, Archbishop Gabriel celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 12/04/21
In the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, the clergy and faithful prayerfully celebrated the great feast of the Entry into the Temple of the Most Holy Theotokos.
Harrisonburg, VA: Metropolitan Jonah officiates Divine Services in Holy Myrrhbearers Church - 11/26/21
On Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st of November, the Synaxis of Holy Archangel Michael and the other Heavenly Bodiless Hosts, His Eminence, Metropolitan Jonah (Paffhausen), paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Myrrhbearers Church in Harrisonburg, VA.
Wayne, NJ: Metropolitan Hilarion, Bishop Nicholas lead Patronal Feast of St. Michael Church - 11/24/21
On Sunday, November 21, the feast day of the Holy Archangel of God Michael and the other Heavenly Bodiless Hosts, the clergy and parishioners of St. Michael Church in Wayne, NJ, celebrated their patronal feast day. Officiating the feast were Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, and diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.
Blountville, TN: Visitation of Wonderworking Kursk Root Icon for Patronal Feast of St. Tikhon Church - 11/22/21
With the blessing of His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, the Church of St. Tikhon the Confessor in Blountville, TN received the blessing of caring for the holy wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God from November 15-18, 2021.
Atlanta, GA: Bishop Nicholas pays Archpastoral Visit to Joy of All Who Sorrow Church - 11/19/21
On Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of November, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to Our Lady "Joy of All Who Sorrow" Church in Cumming (Atlanta), GA. On Saturday, November 6, the parish celebrated its patronal feast day of the Icon of the Mother of God "Joy of All Who Sorrow."
Wayne, WV: Update on New Church Construction, Legal Situation at Holy Cross Monastery - 11/18/21
It has now been several months since we announced the halt of construction on the new church due to discovery of financial malfeasance by our contractor. We have spent these months working closely and coordinating with our attorneys, with various contracting and engineering firms, as well as with the church designer Andrew Gould, and we are finally ready to share an update on everything as well as the current outlook for continuation of the work.
New York City: Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 11/18/21
On Sunday, November 14, when the Holy Church honors the memory of the Holy Unmercenaries and Wonderworkers Cosmas & Damian, Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal & Canada celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City
Nyack, NY: 50th Anniversary of the Repose of Archpriest Seraphim Slobodskoy commemorated in Holy Protection Church - 11/17/21
On Demetrius Soul Saturday, November 6, the 50th anniversary of the repose of one of the preeminent diasporan clerics of the 20th century, Archpriest Seraphim Slobodskoy, was commemorated in Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY.
Appeal to Support Saint Herman Youth Conference
Fund for Assistance participates in Giving Tuesday
Thanksgiving Appeal to benefit the Fund for Assistance to ROCOR
Jordanville, NY: Appeal for Holy Trinity Seminary’s Annual Fund
In Memoriam: Anna Shohov – Church Singer, Choir Director, Daughter of Bishop Mitrophan of Boston - 12/03/21
On Sunday, November 28, Anna Shohov, church singer and choir director, peacefully reposed in the Lord in her home in Sea Cliff, NY. Anna Shohov (née Znosko) was born on July 8, 1938, in Brest-Litovsk, Poland, in a Russian Orthodox family.
In Memoriam: Archimandrite Job (Kotenko) - 12/01/21
The early morning hours of November 6, 2021, the feast of the Icon of the Mother of God "Joy of all who Sorrow," saw the passing of Archimandrite Job (Kotenko), the oldest monastic of Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY
In Memoriam: Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) - Excerpt from Voices of America Broadcast "Religion in Our Life" - 11/18/21