Fort Myers, FL: Metropolitan Hilarion leads 40th Anniversary Celebrations in St. Nicholas Monastery - 11/18/18
On Saturday, November 17, the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern American & New York, led the celebrations in honor of the 40th anniversary of the founding of St. Nicholas Monastery in North Fort Myers, FL.
Passaic, NJ: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Patronal Feast of Sts. Cosmas & Damian Church - 11/17/18
On Wednesday, November 14, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, paid an archpastoral visit to Sts. Cosmas & Damian Church in Passaic, NJ, and led the parish’s patronal feast day, as well as the official farewell for its former rector, Priest Dmitri Don.
Priest Mark Tyson: A Man of Character - 11/15/18
Rector of Dormition of the Mother of God Church in Bluefield, WV, Priest Mark Tyson left the Patriarchate of Constantinople and joined the Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.
Atlanta, GA: Bishop Nicholas leads Parish Celebrations in "Joy of All Who Sorrow" Church - 11/15/18
On Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th of November, His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, paid an archpastoral visit to the Church of Our Lady "Joy of All Who Sorrow" in Cumming (Atlanta), GA. His visit was timed to coincide with celebrations of the parish’s patronal feast day, which had taken place on November 6.
Jordanville, NY: Washington Parish’s 20th Annual Pilgrimage to Jose Muñoz-Cortes’ Grave - 11/10/18
In 2018, the children of the Church mark the 36th anniversary of the appearance of the myrrh-streaming Montreal-Iveron Icon of the Mother of God (November 24, 1982), the 21st anniversary of the martyric death of its guardian, Brother Jose Muñoz-Cortes
Utica, NY: Patronal Feast Day Celebrations at St. John of Kronstadt Memorial Church - 11/09/18
This year, the patronal feast day celebrations at St. John of Kronstadt Memorial Church in Utica, NY were particularly eventful, and included two separate hierarchal visits.
Faces of the Diocese
ROCOR: Patriarch Bartholomew is not free in his actions, because certain forces distant from Christ’s Church stand at his back - 11/02/18
At the request of the editorial board, Archpriest Serafim Gan, chancellor of the ROCOR Synod of Bishops, Secretary to the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, commented on the latest decisions of Patriarch Bartholomew and assessed the actions of the Phanar.
New Petitions for Church Unity - 10/30/18
At the direction of the Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, in light of the current situation between the Patriarchate of Constantinople and the Russian Church, the following petitions to be read in all churches at the Augmented Litany at every Divine Liturgy:
New York City: Statement of Holy Synod of Bishops of Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 10/22/18
The Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia communicates to the plenitude of her clergy and faithful, and to her fellow Orthodox Christians throughout the world, her profound sorrow at the uncanonical undertakings perpetrated by the Church of Constantinople over the past days...
Appeal for Plate Collection for Fund for Assistance to ROCOR on Thanksgiving Day - 10/22/18
Thanksgiving Day is a special occasion, when we gather in our churches and in our homes to give thanks to the Lord for the multitude of earthly and spiritual benefits bestowed upon us. At the same time, we remember those who are in need.
Directive from Metropolitan Hilarion on Providing Financial Assistance to St. Herman Youth Conference - 10/19/18
Once again in 2018, we ask that you do your part to support St. Herman Conference and the spiritual well-being of our youth, via plate collection or a direction donation from the parish. This year’s conference is taking place from December 23-27 at Nativity of the Mother of God Church in Albany, NY…
Albany, NY: Saint Herman Youth Conference Registration Opens - 09/24/18
With the blessing of Their Eminences Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, and Gabriel, Archbishop of Montreal & Canada, the annual Saint Herman Youth Conference will be hosted by Nativity of the Mother of God Church in Albany, NY.
Chosen One of the Mother of God
"The 20th Anniversary of Jose’s Murder" – On the 19th Annual Pilgrimage to the Grave of Jose Muñoz-Cortes
The Iveron Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "Portaitissa" and the Myrrh-Streaming "Montreal" Icon of the Iveron Mother of God
Protodeacon Serge Arlievsky: "Consequences of the 1917 Revolution - Russians in the Lower Hudson Valley"