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April 2016 News Archives
Glen Cove, NY: Bishop Nicholas leads Joint Presanctified Liturgy between Two Parishes - 04/01/16

On Friday, April 1, during the third week of Great Lent, a joint Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts was served in Holy Virgin Intercession Church in Glen Cove, NY between the clergy and parishioners of that church and of its neighbor, St. Seraphim Memorial Church in Sea Cliff.


Nanuet, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion pays Archpastoral Lenten Visit to Novo-Diveevo Convent - 04/01/16

On Friday, April 1, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, came to visit the clergy, nuns, and residents of Holy Dormition Convent Novo-Diveevo in Nanuet, NY. The Metropolitan came in the morning, in time to lead the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts.


New York City: On Sunday of the Cross, Metropolitan Hilarion & Bishop Nicholas serve Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 04/03/16

On April 2-3, the Third Sunday of Great Lent and feast of the Veneration of the Cross, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York led the All-Night Vigil with the bringing out of the Cross and the Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


Jordanville: Archbishop Gabriel leads Annunciation Services at Holy Trinity Monastery - 04/07/16

On Wednesday the 6th and Thursday the 7th of April, the great feast of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos, His Eminence Gabriel, Archbishop of Montreal & Canada, visited Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, where he led the festal All-Night Vigil and celebrated the Vesperal Liturgy.


Norwich, CT: Metropolitan Hilarion performs Ordination to Diaconate in Holy New Martyrs Church - 04/10/16

On April 10, the Sunday of St. John Climacus, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York paid an archpastoral visit to Holy New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia Church in Norwich, CT, where he celebrated the Divine Liturgy and performed a diaconal ordination.


Nyack, NY: Students from Holy Virgin Protection Church’s Russian School perform Pilgrimage to Holy Trinity Monastery - 04/10/16

On Saturday the 9th and Sunday the 10th of April, the fourth Sunday of Great Lent, the students, teachers, and parents of the parish school of Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY performed a pilgrimage trip to Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY.


Howell, NJ: 40th Anniversary of Archbishop Averky (Taushev’s) Repose commemorated at Diocesan Center - 04/13/16

On Wednesday, April 13, clergy and faithful gathered at the administrative center of the Eastern American Diocese in Howell, NJ, to prayerfully commemorate the 40th anniversary of the repose of Archbishop Averky (Taushev) of Syracuse & Holy Trinity, a distinguished hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad...


Brooklyn, NY: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan leads Sacrament of Holy Unction in New Martyrs of Russia Church - 04/17/16

On April 17, the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, led the Sacrament of Holy Unction in Holy New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia Church in Brooklyn, NY. His Grace was co-served by local clergy...


Endicott, NY: Priest Matthew Smith celebrates Fifth Anniversary of Priesthood - 04/17/16

On Sunday, April 17, the clergy and parishioners of St. Nicholas Church in Endicott, NY, celebrated the fifth anniversary of rector Priest Matthew Smith to the priesthood. On Sunday morning, Fr. Matthew celebrated the Divine Liturgy, co-served by Deacon Michael Pavuk.


Coconut Creek, FL: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan visits St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon Church at Paideia Classical Academy - 04/18/16

On Monday, April 18, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, visited St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon Mission at Paideia Classical Academy in Coconut Creek, FL, on his way to Haiti on an archpastoral visit.


Georgia-Florida: Myrrh-Streaming Mother of God Icon "Softener of Evil Hearts" performs Visitation through Diocese’s Southernmost States - 04/19/16

As part of her ongoing visitation to the parishes and monasteries of the Eastern American Diocese, the myrrh-streaming Icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts" has been traveling through the Diocese’s southernmost states.


Reminder to all Rectors regarding Special Collection to Benefit Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem - 04/19/16

We remind all parish and mission rectors and monastery abbots in the Eastern American Diocese that, according to Conciliar decree and established tradition, every Palm Sunday, all churches of the Russian Church Abroad are to undertake a plate collection to benefit the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem.


Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Bishop Nicholas performs Archpastoral Visit to Russian Orthodox Mission in Haiti - 04/22/16

From April 19-22, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, performed an archpastoral visit to Haiti. His Grace was accompanied by the administrator of the Haitian Mission, Archpriest Daniel McKenzie, as well as Priest Demetrio Romeo...


Brooklyn, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion performs Lesser Consecration of "Inexhaustible Chalice" Church - 04/23/16

On Lazarus Saturday, April 23, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York performed the Lesser Consecration of the Stavropegial Church of the Icon of the Mother of God "Inexhaustible Chalice" in the Brighton Beach neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, after which he celebrated the Divine Liturgy.


New York City: Festal Services for Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem held at Synodal Cathedral - 04/24/16

On Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the 24th of April, hierarchal divine services were held in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City for the great feast of the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem. The All-Night Vigil on Saturday evening and festal Divine Liturgy on Palm Sunday were led by the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad...


Nyack, NY: On Palm Sunday, Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy and leads Unction Service in Holy Protection Church - 04/24/16

On Palm Sunday, April 24, the great feast of the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, celebrated the festal Divine Liturgy in Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY. The rector emeritus, Archpriest George Larin, greeted the hierarchal guest with welcoming words...


New York City: Divine services for Passion Week begin in Synodal Cathedral, led by Eastern American Diocesan Hierarchs - 04/26/16

This year, to the joy of the clergy and faithful, the divine services for Passion Week at the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City are being served by the hierarchs of the Eastern American Diocese – Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York and Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.


New York City: On Great Tuesday, Metropolitan Hilarion & Bishop Nicholas serve Presanctified Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 04/26/16

On Great Tuesday, April 26, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York and Bishop Nicolas of Manhattan led the Presanctified Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City. Thehierarchs were co-served by cathedral clergy.


New York City: On Great Wednesday, Metropolitan Hilarion & Bishop Nicholas serve final Presanctified Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 04/27/16

On Great Wednesday, April 27, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York and Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, co-served by cathedral clergy, celebrated this year’s final Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


New York City: At Great Friday Matins on Thursday Evening, Eastern American Diocesan Hierarchs read Twelve Gospels in Synodal Cathedral - 04/28/16

At Great Friday Matins, the Church triumphally proclaims the tidings of the sufferings and death of the God-man, divided into 12 Gospel readings, called the Passion Gospels. The reading of the Twelve Gospels on Great Thursday in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign was led by Metropolitan Hilarion..


New York City: On Great Thursday, Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 04/28/16

On April 28, Thursday of Passion Week, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City. His Eminence was co-served by Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan...


Wayne, WV: Divine Services for Passion Week & Pascha in Holy Cross Monastery - 04/28/16

In the final days before Holy Pascha, the Lenten services at Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV were led by the monastery’s abbot – Archimandrite Seraphim (Voepel), co-served by monastic clergy. On Great Thursday, April 28, Fr. Seraphim celebrated the Divine Liturgy in memory of the Mystical Supper.


New York City: Burial Rite of the Savior served in Synodal Cathedral - 04/29/16

Vespers for Great Friday precedes Matins for Great Saturday, during which the Church commemorates the Burial of the Lord Jesus Christ, when the Savior’s Body was taken down from the Cross and placed in a new tomb. The touching singing of the cathedral clergy and the Synodal Choir lent the service a truly prayerful tone.


New York City: First Hierarch of Russian Church Abroad leads Bringing out of Shroud on Great Friday in Synodal Cathedral - 04/29/16

On Great Friday, April 29, when the Holy Church remembers the holy, salvific, and terrible sufferings and death of our Lord Jesus Christ, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, led the divine services in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City...


New York City: Divine Services for Great Saturday in Synodal Cathedral of the Sign - 04/30/16

On Great Saturday, April 30, when the Orthodox Church commemorates the bodily burial of Jesus Christ and His descent into Hades, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, co-served by Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan..


 

 

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