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New York City: Funeral of Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of Russian Church Abroad, held in Synodal Cathedral - 05/21/22

On Saturday, May 21, the feast of the Holy Apostle & Evangelist John the Theologian, the monastic funeral of the newly reposed First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad ‒ His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York ‒ was held in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


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Schedule of the Funeral & Burial Services of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion - 05/20/22

On Saturday, May 21, the feast of Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian, His Eminence Mark, Metropolitan of Berlin & Germany, will officiate Divine Liturgy at 7:30 AM with the participation of archpastors, clergymen, and representatives of other Local Orthodox Churches


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In Memoriam: His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad - 05/20/22

On Monday, May 16, the feast of Venerable Theodosius of the Kiev Caves, following a lengthy illness, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, reposed in the Lord in a New York City hospital.


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Englewood, NJ: Primate of the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America sends Condolences on Repose of Metropolitan Hilarion - 05/19/22

We were deeply moved when we heard of the repose of our beloved brother and concelebrant, His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion. We knew him to be a man of faith, integrity, and principle.


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Kursk: Metropolitan Herman of Kursk & Rylsk sends Condolences on Repose of Metropolitan Hilarion - 05/19/22

The tragic news of the repose of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, who is deeply revered and respected by all, has been met with deep sorrow in our hearts.


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New York City: In Synodal Cathedral, Panihidas continue for Newly Reposed Metropolitan Hilarion - 05/19/22

In the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, the clergy continue to serve panihidas for the newly reposed primate of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion. On Tuesday evening, May 17, Metropolitan Mark of Berlin & Germany, recently arrived from Germany, officiated the panihida in the cathedral.


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Moscow: Patriarchal Condolences on the repose of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York - 05/19/22

It was with great sorrow that I received the news of the repose of the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York. I express my deepest condolences for your loss.


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New York City: Announcement by the Synod of Bishops - 05/18/22

The members of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad announced with great sorrow that on May 3/16, the feast day of Venerable Theodosius, Abbot of the Kiev Caves, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, reposed in the Lord.


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Kiev: Primate of Ukrainian Orthodox Church sends Condolences on Repose of Metropolitan Hilarion - 05/17/22

It is with great sorrow that I learned of the repose of our dear and beloved brother, His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion.


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New York City: First Panihida for Metropolitan Hilarion served in Synodal Cathedral - 05/17/22

On Monday evening, May 16, the first panihida for the newly reposed Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, was served in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


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Directive to All Diocesan Parish Rectors, Monastery Abbots regarding Liturgical Commemoration
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Registration has begun for St. Seraphim Camp
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Northville, NY: St. George Pathfinders of America "Tsarskoe Selo" Chapter accepting Camp Registrations
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Prayer for the Restoration of Peace
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Synodal School of Liturgical Music opens 2022 Registration
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"Holy Images en Route": How the Wonderworking Icons traveled during the Pandemic - 04/06/22

The pandemic caused by the malignant virus limited the travels not only of people, but also of the holy icons. Nevertheless, these wonderworking images, given relaxations in travel restrictions and even the slightest opportunity, departed their homebase churches and went off to comfort the faithful, to this end even crossing oceans. The guardians of these holy icons discuss where they went and how, and the particular circumstances they faced:


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Archpriest Victor Potapov: "We Began Collecting Money for Those in Need in Ukraine Right Away" - 03/22/22

The tragedy taking place these days in Ukraine resonates with living pain in the heart of the Russian Orthodox Diaspora, a significant part of which also has Ukrainian roots. Archpriest Viktor Potapov, rector oof St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC, and a member of the board of directors of the Fund for Assistance to ROCOR (FFA), spoke about the support our parishes provide through the Fund, how believers are facing the current situation.


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