August 2016 News Archives
Nanuet, NY: Patronal Feast Day of St. Seraphim Cathedral in Novo-Diveevo - 08/01/16
On Sunday, July 31, and Monday, August 1, the feast of the Uncovering of the Relics of the Venerable Seraphim, Wonderworker of Sarov, Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY, celebrated the patronal feast day of the convent’s main St. Seraphim Cathedral.
Sea Cliff, NY: St. Seraphim Memorial Church prayerfully celebrates Patronal Feast - 08/01/16
The clergy and parishioners of St. Seraphim Church in Sea Cliff, NY, which was recently dedicated as the Memorial Church to the Re-Establishment of Unity in the Russian Church, greeted their patronal feast day with prayerful participation in the festal divine services, pious communion of Christ’s Holy Mysteries, and truly brotherly interaction at marvelously prepared festal meals
Hartford, CT: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Patronal Feast of St. Panteleimon Church - 08/08/16
On Monday the 8th and Tuesday the 9th of August, the feast day of the Holy Great-Martyr and Healer Panteleimon, parishioners of St. Panteleimon Church in Hartford, CT marked their patronal feast day. Celebrations on Tuesday morning were led by the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York.
Wayne, WV: Bishop Nicholas leads Celebrations in Honor of St. Panteleimon in Holy Cross Monastery - 08/08/16
On Monday the 8th and Tuesday the 9th of August – the feast of the Holy Great-Martyr & Healer Panteleimon, the brethren of Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV celebrated their Heavenly patron. This year, the divine services in honor of the holy Passionbearer were led by His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese.
Los Angeles, CA: Bishop Nicholas leads Feast of Procession of the Precious Wood of the Cross in Holy Protection Church - 08/14/16
On Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of August, with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, and Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco & Western America, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, visited Protection of the Holy Virgin Church in Hollywood (Los Angeles), CA...
New York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Divine Services for Transfiguration of the Lord in Synodal Cathedral - 08/18/16
On Thursday the 18th and Friday the 19th of August, on the great feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, led the All-Night Vigil and Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City. Bishop Nicholas congratulated the clergy and parishioners with the feast and, in accordance with Orthodox tradition, blessed the grapes, apples, and other fruits of the harvest.
Resaca, GA: Metropolitan Hilarion visits Glorious Ascension Monastery on Feast of Transfiguration - 08/18/16
On Thursday the 18th and Friday the 19th of August, the great feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York paid an archpastoral visit to the Monastery of the Glorious Ascension in Resaca, GA. All of the services were well attended by many from the local community, as well as from parishes and missions from Tennessee and Alabama...
Jordanville, NY: On Feast of Transfiguration, Metropolitan Jonah celebrates Liturgy in Holy Trinity Monastery - 08/19/16
On Friday, August 19, the great feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, Metropolitan Jonah (Paffhausen; former Primate of the Orthodox Church in America) performed an archpastoral visit to Jordanville, NY, and celebrated Divine Liturgy in Holy Trinity Monastery. His Eminence was co-served by the abbot, Archimandrite Luke (Murianka), and monastery clergy.
Mebane, NC: Metropolitan Hilarion performs Archpastoral Visit to Holy Trinity Church - 08/21/16
On Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st of August, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Trinity Church in Mebane, NC....Upon completion of the service, parishioners prepared a luncheon, at the conclusion of which the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad spoke at length with parishioners...
Miami, FL: Protodeacon Thomas Branch has reposed in the Lord - 08/24/16
On Wednesday, August 24, Protodeacon Thomas Branch, cleric of St. Vladimir Church in Miami, FL, reposed in the Lord. He was 66 years old. Born in Ft. Worth, TX, Fr. Thomas adopted Orthodoxy as an adult. In 1972, he married Catherine Kaschak. In 1990, he was ordained a subdeacon by Metropolitan Philip (Saliba), head of the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America. He completed seminary courses in that jurisdiction in 1993.
Nanuet, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion visits Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Honor of Patronal Feast - 08/28/16
On Saturday, August 27, the eve of the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, arrived to Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY, to spend the holiday with the monastics, clergy, and faithful in celebrating the convent’s patronal feast day.
New York City: On Feast of Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 08/28/16
On Sunday, August 28, the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.
Jordanville, NY: Bishop Nicholas visits Holy Trinity Monastery, serves Panihida for Metropolitan Laurus - 08/31/16
On Wednesday, August 31, the feast of the Holy Martyrs Florus and Laurus, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, where he led a panihida for the fifth First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad.