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Howell, NJ: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral - 09/16/20

The Holy Right-Believing Great Prince Alexander Nevsky was and remains for the Russian people an example of a model Christian, a brave warrior, and a wise commander. Churches and monasteries in Russia and around the world are named for him.


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New York City: On 13th Sunday after Pentecost, Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 09/09/20

On September 6, the 13th Sunday after Pentecost, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


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Fletcher, NC: Met. Hilarion leads Divine Services at St. Nicholas Church - 09/08/20

On Saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th of September, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York officiated All-Night Vigil and celebrated Divine Liturgy at St. Nicholas Church in Fletcher, NC


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New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 09/02/20

On August 30, the 17th Sunday after Pentecost, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


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Brooklyn, NY: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Holy Myrrhbearers Church - 09/02/20

On Sunday, August 29, the afterfeast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos and the day when the Holy Church celebrates the feast of the Translation from Edessa to Constantinople of the Icon of our Lord Jesus Christ "Not Made by Hands," Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Myrrhbearers Church in Brooklyn, NY


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New York City: Feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos celebrated in Synodal Cathedral - 09/01/20

On Thursday the 27th and Friday the 28th of August, the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York officiated the All-Night Vigil and celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


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Nanuet, NY: Bishop Nicholas visits "Novo-Diveevo" Convent in Honor of Patronal Feast - 09/01/20

On Friday, August 28, the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan arrived at Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY, to join the monastics, clergy, and faithful in celebrating the convent’s patronal feast day.


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Wayne, WV: Feast of Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos celebrated in Holy Cross Monastery - 08/31/20

On Thursday the 27th and Friday the 28th of August, the brethren of Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV celebrated the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos


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New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral, performs Priestly Ordination - 08/27/20

On August 23, the 11th Sunday after Pentecost, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, concelebrated by Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.


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Mayfield, PA: Archpriest John Sorochka celebrates 50th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination - 08/26/20

On Sunday, August 23, the clergy and parishioners of St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Mayfield, PA congratulated their longtime rector, Archpriest John Sorochka with the 50th anniversary of his priestly ordination.


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Metropolitan Hilarion issues Statement in Connection with Turmoil in Belarus
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St. James, NY: Appeal for Help with Church Building Project at St. Dionysios Monastery
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Synod of Bishops ratifies Resolution of Spiritual Court in Case of Former Brooklyn Clerics
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In Memoriam: Archpriest Boris Kizenko (+2010) - 08/27/20

On August 27, 2010 on the eve of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, one of the senior clerics of the Eastern American Diocese, Archpriest Boris Kizenko, peacefully passed away. Fr. Boris was a longtime cleric of St. Vladimir Memorial Church in Jackson, NJ.


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"I suddenly saw garbage all around me and realized that these were my prayers." ‒ How a Russian Protodeacon from the United States recovered from the Coronavirus - 08/19/20

During this past Great Lent, one of the senior-most protodeacons of the Russian Church Abroad in the United States, Fr. Joseph Jarostchuk, who last year celebrated the 50th anniversary of his ordination, underwent a very serious trial ‒ he was diagnosed with the Coronavirus, to the extent that he already began to prepare for death.


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Archimandrite Seraphim (Voepel): Sermon for the Feast of St. Panteleimon 2014 - 08/09/20

On the feast of the Holy Great-Martyr Panteleimon, the Eastern American Diocesan Media Office is proud to offer this touching sermon from Archimandrite Seraphim (Voepel; abbot of Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV), which he delivered in 2014, after his successful battle with cancer:


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"Quarantine & Unrest: Orthodoxy in America amid Crisis" ‒ Thoughts by Archpriest Serafim Gan - 08/07/20

Archpriest Serafim Gan (chancellor of the ROCOR Synod of Bishops and rector of St. Seraphim Memorial Church in Sea Cliff, NY) recently gave an interview to journalists from www.pravlife.org, in which he shared his thoughts on current events in the U.S.


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St. James, NY: Archimandrite John (Erickson) reposed in the Lord - 07/31/20

On Friday, July 31, Archimandrite John (Erickson) of the Monastery of St. Dionysios the Areopagite in St. James, NY, reposed in the Lord after a battle with cancer. He was 68 years old.


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