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Boston, MA: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Divine Services in Holy Epihany Church - 06/16/18

On Saturday the 9th and Sunday the 10th of June, when the Holy Church commemorated the memory of All Saints who shone forth in the Russian Land, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York visited Holy Epiphany Church in Roslindale (Boston), MA.


Mebane, NC: Abbot Gabriel (Kvasnikov) reposed in the Lord - 06/15/18

On Thursday, June 14, Abbot Gabriel (Kvasnikov), rector of Holy Trinity Church in Mebane, NC, reposed in theLord suddenly. He was 49 years old.


Jackson, NJ: Clergy & Faithful remember Victims of Lienz Massacre - 06/14/18

On June 3, the Sunday of All Saints, the faithful gathered at St. Vladimir’s Cemetery in Jackson, NJ for a panihida at St. John the Baptist Chapel to commemorate the victims of Lienz.


Howell, NJ: On Ninth Day of Fr. Valery Lukianov’s Repose, Bishop Nicholas leads Services for Departed in St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral - 06/14/18

On Saturday, June 2, the ninth day of the repose of Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ...


Minsk: Orthodox Christian Youth of Belarus, Russian Diaspora meet at Roundtable - 06/08/18

On Sunday, May 20, the Minsk Theological Academy in Belarus hosted a roundtable, entitled "Preserving Orthodoxy in the Modern World."


Jordanville, NY: Bishop Jerome leads Graduation Ceremony at Holy Trinity Seminary - 06/08/18

On Saturday the 2nd and Sunday the 3rd of June, Bishop Jerome paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville, NY, to take part in the graduation ceremony.


Nanuet, NY: Primates of Orthodox Church in America and Russian Church Abroad consecrate Monument to Venerable Seraphim of Sarov - 06/06/18

On Sunday, June 3, a joyous feast was held at Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY. The feast of the Meeting of the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God coincided with the Sunday of All Saints.


Howell, NJ: "A Triumph of Orthodoxy" – Funeral for Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov served in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral - 06/03/18

On Tuesday, May 29, clergy and faithful of the Eastern American Diocese gathered together in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ, to bid farewell to the senior-most cleric of the Russian Church Abroad – Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov, who reposed the Friday prior.


Jordanville, NY: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of Holy Trinity Monastery - 06/02/18

On Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th of May, the great feast of Holy Pentecost, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, where he led the divine services for the monastery’s patronal feast day.


Southbury, CT: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in St. Sergius of Radonezh Chapel - 06/01/18

On Saturday, May 19, the feast of Righteous Job the Long-suffering, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy in St. Sergius of Radonezh Chapel in Churaevka (Southbury), CT.


Vineland, NJ: Bishop Jerome leads Patronal Feast of Holy Trinity Church - 05/31/18

On Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th of May – the great feast of Holy Pentecost – His Grace, Bishop Jerome, paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Trinity Church in Vineland NJ, where he led the divine services for the parish’s patronal feast day.


Poughkeepsie, NY: Bishop Jerome leads Patronal Feast of St. Nicholas Church - 05/30/18

On Tuesday, May 22, His Grace, Bishop Jerome, visited St. Nicholas Church in Poughkeepsie, NY, and celebrated Divine Liturgy there in honor of the parish’s patronal feast day.


Palm Cost, FL: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of St. Nicholas Church - 05/29/18

On Monday the 21st and Tuesday the 22nd of May, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan performed an archpastoral visit to St. Nicholas Church in Palm Coast, FL, and led the patronal feast day there.


Howell, NJ: Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov reposed in the Lord - 05/25/18

On Friday, May 25, 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.


Wayne, WV: Two New Rassоphore Monks tonsured at Holy Cross Monastery - 05/22/18

On Wednesday evening, May 15, the eve of the great feast of the Ascension of the Lord, upon completion of the All-Night Vigil at Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV, monastery abbot Archimandrite Seraphim (Voepel) tonsured two new rassоphore monks: novices Edward (in honor of the Holy Right-Believing Edward, King of England) and Michael (in honor of St. Michael the Archangel). 


Nanuet, NY: Novo-Diveevo Candle Factory reopens - 05/20/18

For the first time since 2001, the candle factory at Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY fired up its wax melting stoves. The sisters and their helpers have been able to produce over 11,000 candles since February.


Fletcher, NC: First Annual Diaconate Boot Camp held at St. Nicholas Church - 05/20/18

From Wednesday the 2nd through Sunday the 6th of May, the first annual Diaconate Boot Camp was held at St. Nicholas Church in Asheville Fletcher, NC. The event is the part of the Liturgical Arts School project blessed by Metropolitan Hilarion for the purpose of providing intensive courses with hands on training for the minor and major orders, as well as iconography and choir studies.


Howell, NJ: Bishop Nicholas visits Eastern American Diocesan Center for Leavetaking of Pascha - 05/17/18

On Tuesday, May 15, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan visited the Diocesan Center and, on the eve of the Leavetaking of Pascha, prayed at the evening divine service in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.


Staten Island, NY: Patronal Feast of Church of our Lady "Unexpected Joy" - 05/16/18

On Monday, May 14, the feast of the icon of the Mother of God "Unexpected Joy," Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York visited the church of the same name on Staten Island, NY, which was marking its patronal feast day, and celebrated Divine Liturgy there.


Washington, DC: Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal leads Divine Services in St. John the Baptist Cathedral - 05/11/18

On Saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th of May, the Sunday of the Samaritan Women, the divine services in St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC were led by Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal & Canada.


Howell, NJ: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Patronal Feast of St. George Church - 05/07/18

On Saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th of May, the feast of the Holy Great-Martyr, Trophy-Bearer, and Wonderworker George, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern American & New York paid an archpastoral visit to St. George Kuban Cossack Church in Howell, NJ


Howell, NJ: Senior ROCOR Cleric congratulates Metropolitan Hilarion on 10th Anniversary of Primacy - 05/04/18

On Sunday, April 29, the hierarchs, clergy, and faithful of the Russian Church Abroad celebrated the 10th anniversary of the installation of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York...


New York City: In Keeping with his Last Wishes, Synodal Choir sings Panihida at Grave of Sergei Rachmaninoff - 05/03/18

On Saturday, April 28, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, joined by members of the ROCOR Synod of Bishops, served a panihida at the gravesite of renowned composer, pianist, and conductor Sergei Rachmaninoff


Brooklyn, NY: Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal leads Patronal Feast of Holy Myrrhbearers Church - 05/02/18

On April 22, the Third Sunday of Pascha, Holy Myrrhbearers Church in Brooklyn, NY marked its patronal feast day. On this day, with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, the festal Liturgy was celebrated by Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal & Canada.


New York City: Decennial of Metropolitan Hilarion’s Primatial Service celebrated in Synodal Cathedral - 05/02/18

On Sunday, April 29, celebrations of the tenth anniversary of the primatial service of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York were held in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


Florida: Primatial Visit to St. Matrona Cathedral, St. Nicholas Monastery - 05/01/18

On Saturday the 21st and Sunday the 22nd of April, the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, performed an archpastoral visit to Florida, where he led the divine services in St. Nicholas Monastery in North Fort Meyers and St. Matrona Cathedral in Dania Beach.


Howell, NJ: Bicentennial of Tsar-Liberator’s Birth commemorated at Diocesan Center - 05/01/18

On Sunday, April 29, the 200th anniversary of the birth of Russian Alexander II "the Liberator," a commemoration event was held in Howell, NJ, honoring his bicentennial.


New York City: ROCOR First Hierarch meets with Chairman of Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for Institutions Abroad - 05/01/18

On Monday, April 30, a meeting was held in the Synodal residence of the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, and the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for Institutions Abroad


"Truly He is Risen!" How they celebrate Pascha in America - 04/25/18

About half of the parish of the Epiphany of the Lord Church in Boston, MA, consists of people whose grandparents were first-wave immigrants. They had fled Russia forever after the Revolution, many departing on ships from Grafskaya....


Nyack, NY: Bishop Jerome celebrates Liturgy in Holy Protection Church - 04/25/18

On April 22, the Sunday of the Myrrh-bearing Women, His Grace, Bishop Jerome, paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy.


New York City: Holy Myrrhbearers Women’s Choir sings Vigil in Synodal Cathedral - 04/24/18

On Saturday, April 21, the eve of the Sunday of the Holy Myrrh-bearing Women, the Holy Myrrhbearers Women’s Choir, renowned throughout the Russian Diaspora and under the direction of Matushka Eugenia Temidis, sang the All-Night Vigil in New York City’s Synodal Cathedral of the Sign for the 21st time in its existence.


New York City: Paschal Reception held in Consulate General of Russian Federation - 04/22/18

On Thursday, April 19, an official reception in honor of the feast of Christ’s Glorious Resurrection was held in the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York City on behalf of the Consul General, Sergey K. Ovsyannikov


Nanuet, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Thomas Sunday Liturgy at Novo-Diveevo Convent - 04/21/18

On St. Thomas Sunday, April 15, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York paid his traditional archpastoral visit to Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy in the convent’s main St. Seraphim of Sarov Cathedral.


Flushing, NY: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Divine Liturgy at Holy Annunciation Church - 04/18/18

On Bright Saturday, April 14, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Annunciation Church in Flushing, NY, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy. A hierarchal service is usually scheduled each year for the parish’s patronal feast day – April 7.


 

 

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