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Jackson, NJ: Details for St. Vladimir’s Day Celebrations posted on Diocesan Website

Sunday, July 30, will mark the annual national St. Vladimir’s Day Celebrations, in honor of the Baptism of the Russian people into the Orthodox Christian Faith by St. Vladimir. In accordance with Diasporan tradition, the national celebrations in honor of St. Vladimir – the founder of Holy Russia and the first of the Russian saints ‒ will be held at St. Vladimir Memorial Churchin Jackson, NJ. The schedule of divine services, as well as information on local hotels for visitors, is now available on the diocesan website.

Bessemer, AL: Alabama Missions Conference to be held at St. John Cassian Mission

On Saturday, July 15, all four of the ROCOR Alabama mission parishes will be celebrating joint Matins and Divine Liturgy. This is the first such gathering of the missions in Alabama, all of which are relatively new additions to the Eastern American Diocese. Divine services will be held at St. John Cassian Mission in Bessemer, AL. All are invited, but help is appreciated; for more information, visit the Facebook event page here.

Jordanville, NY: Lectures in Orthodox Church History & Canon Law being offered by Deacon Andrei Psarev

Deacon Andrei Psarev, teacher at Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville, NY since 1995, is offering a subscription to his lectures: "History of the Russian Church Abroad," "History of the Russian Church," "Canon Law," and "History of the Byzantine Empire."

Sea Cliff, NY: 2017 Pilgrimage to Holy Land being Organized

Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan will lead a pilgrimage of clergy and laity to the Holy Land on August 1-14, 2017. The pilgrimage will begin with the patronal feast of the Russian Convent in honor of St. Mary Magdalene in Gethsemane, and will be dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the episcopal consecration of the ever-memorable Metropolitan Laurus. 






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