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New York City: On Third Sunday after Pentecost, Parishioners return to Divine Services in Synodal Cathedral - 06/30/20

In accordance with the determinations of local authorities, following quarantine measures associated with the Coronavirus epidemic, parishioner attendance at the divine services in the churches of New York City resumed, with certain health and safety requirements: wearing masks and maintaining social distance.


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Pompano Beach, FL: Bishop Nicholas pays First Archpastoral Visit to St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon Church - 06/24/20

On Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st of June, the feast of All Saints who Shone Forth in the Russian Land, His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, paid an archpastoral visit to St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon Church, leading the first hierarchal services in the parish’s new location in Pompano Beach, FL.


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New York City: On Sunday of All Russian Saints, Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 06/22/20

On June 21, the 2nd Sunday after Pentecost, of All Saints who shone forth in the Russian land, 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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Archpastoral Epistle of His Eminence Hilarion Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad - 06/18/20

I lovingly greet you all with the concluded days of the Paschal period, when we hear the most beautiful, instructive, and contemplative hymnography at the divine services, dedicated to the great work of our salvation!


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New York City: Hierarchal Divine Services in Synodal Cathedral - 06/16/20

On Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of June, the First Sunday after Pentecost, of All Saints, Bishop Nicholas served the All-Night Vigil and celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign.


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Jordanville, NY: Holy Trinity Seminary graduates First M.Div. Student - 06/10/20

Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary in Jordanville, NY announce that, this past Sunday, May 31, Priest Daniel Franzen became the first candidate in the 72-year history of the seminary to be awarded the graduate-level degree of Master of Divinity, summa cum laude.


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New York City: Feast of Holy Pentecost in Synodal Cathedral - 06/09/20

On the eve of the feast of the Holy Trinity, Pentecostal Soul Saturday, June 6, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy for the Departed in St. Sergius Chapel at the Synodal Headquarters in New York City.


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Mebane, NC: Holy Trinity Parish celebrates Patronal Feast, continues Beautification - 06/08/20

On Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of June, the great feast of Holy Pentecost, the clergy and parishioners of Holy Trinity Church in Mebane, NC celebrated their patronal feast day


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New York City: On Sunday of the Holy Fathers, Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 06/02/20

On Saturday the 30th and Sunday the 31st of May, the Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


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New York City: First Hierarch of Russian Church Abroad sends Condolences to Metropolitan Mark of Berlin & Germany on Repose of Archbishop Agapit of Stuttgart - 06/02/20

It is with heartfelt pain, yet with hope for eternal life that I received news today of the repose of Archbishop Agapit of Stuttgart, and hasten to express my empathy in the sorrow of Your Eminence, the brethren of St. Job of Pochaev Monastery in Munich


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"The Spiritual Unity Received & Blessed by Father John: The St. John Family sends its Festal Greetings - 06/24/20

The churches, monasteries, chapels, schools, orphanages, brotherhoods, sisterhoods, charitable organizations, societies and other Orthodox Christian organizations dedicated to St. John of Kronstadt.


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In Memoriam: Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov (+2018) - 05/25/20

On, May 25, 2018, the leave-taking of the feast of the Ascension of our Lord, senior-most cleric of the Russian Church Abroad, Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov, reposed in the Lord. Fr. Valery’s clerical service spanned 55 years.


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In Memoriam: Archpriest Gleb Wleskoff (+2014) - 05/12/20

On Tuesday, April 28, the Day of Rejoicing ("Radonitsa"), Archpriest George Zelenin visited many graves in the cemetery at Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY, to serve panihidas. Here we share his reflection upon visiting Father Gleb’s gravesite.


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Ancient Faith Radio interviews Protodeacon Paul Drozdowski - 05/07/20

A lifelong artist, Fr. Paul formally studied drawing, painting, printmaking, and design at Tyler School of Art, Temple University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts. Subsequently, he spent a year-and-a-half studying at Holy Trinity Theological Seminary in Jordanville, NY.


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Archpriest Andrei Sommer: "On September 11, the Enemy was Apparent, Now We Fear the Unknown" - 05/06/20

Archpriest Andrei Sommer, dean of the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign (New York City) of the Russian Church Abroad was a few miles away from the Twin Towers that were destroyed in a terror attack on September 11, 2001. Some 19 years later, he is in the epicenter of another tragedy ‒ the coronavirus pandemic, which hit New York City worse than other American cities.


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