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New York City: On Feast of Nativity of Most Holy Theotokos, Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 09/25/20

On the great feast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos, festal divine services were held in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


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New York City: On Eve of Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos & Anniversary of Finding of Kursk Root Icon, Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 09/25/20

On September 20, the 15th Sunday after Pentecost and the Sunday before the Exaltation, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


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Harrisonburg, VA: Bishop Nicholas consecrates Foundation of Future Holy Myrrhbearers Church - 09/25/20

On Monday, September 14, the feast of the Indiction or Church new year, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan traveled south to Harrisonburg, VA, to visit the parish of the Holy Myrrhbearers.


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Jordanville, NY: Holy Trinity Seminary begins New Academic Year - 09/24/20

Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary in Jordanville, NY, opened the 2020-21 academic year with a series of events, which took place during the first two weeks of September.


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Washington, DC: Patronal Feast Day of St. John the Baptist Cathedral - 09/21/20

The annual feast of the Beheading of the Forerunner and Baptist of the Lord John ‒ our 71st parish feast day ‒ was celebrated with great edification.


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Brooklyn, NY: Patronal Feast Day of St. Joasaph of Belgorod Church - 09/20/20

On Thursday, September 17, the clergy and parishioners of St. Joasaph of Belgorod Church in Brooklyn, NY celebrated their parish’s patronal feast day ‒ the Finding of the Relics of the Holy Hierarch Joasaph, Bishop of Belgorod.


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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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Flushing, NY: Russian Orthodox Youth Committee offers 2021 Church Calendar in Honor of First All-Diaspora Council in Sremski Karlovci
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New Official Portraits of Metropolitan Hilarion, Bishop Nicholas available for Download
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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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Harrisonburg, VA: Appeal from Holy Myrrhbearers Church
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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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