October 4-5, 2014
Annual Pilgrimage Weekend at Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV. Click here for more information.

October 10-11, 2014
Holy Trinity Seminary will host a Student Conference in honor of the 700th Anniversary of St. Sergius of Radonezh’s birth. Click here for more information.

November 14-15, 2014
Official celebration of the 30th anniversary of Met. Hilarion's episcopal consecration and the 80th anniversary of the Eastern American Diocese. Click here for more information.

September 27, 2014
On the great feast of the Exaltation of the Cross of the Lord, Metropolitan Hilarion will celebrate the Divine Liturgy at
Holy Cross Brotherhood in East Setauket, NY.

September 28, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion will celebrate the Divine Liturgy in
St. John the Russian Church in Ipswich, MA.

September 26-27, 2014
On the great feast of the Exaltation of the Life-Giving Cross of the Lord, Bp. Nicholas will lead the divine services in the 
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

September 28, 2014
Bishop Nicholas will celebrate the Divine Liturgy in
Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY.

October 4-5, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the divine services in the 
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

October 4-5, 2014
Bishops George & Nicholas will lead the annual pilgrimage at
Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV.

October 7-8, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion & Bp. Nicholas will take part in the 700th Anniversary Celebrations of Ven. Sergius of Radonezh at
St. Sergius Cathedral in Cleveland, OH.

October 9, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion, Bp. George & Bp. Nicholas will lead the patronal feast day of 
St. John Skete in Hiram, OH.

October 12, 2014
Bishop Nicholas will visit
Unexpected Joy Church on Staten Island, NY.

October 13-14, 2014
On the feast of the Protection of the Mother of God, Bp. Nicholas will lead the patronal feast day of
Holy Protection Church in Nyack, NY.

October 18-19, 2014
Bishop Nicholas will lead the divine services in the
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

October 26, 2014
Bishop Nicholas will lead the patronal feast day of
Holy Fathers Church in New York City.

November 1, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the patronal feast day of
St. John Memorial Church in Utica, NY, co-served by Bishop Peter and Bishop Nicholas.

November 1-2, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the divine services in
St. Nicholas Church in Stratford, CT.

November 3, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the divine services on his namesday in the 
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

November 4, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the patronal feast day of
Our Lady of Kazan Church in Newark, NJ.

November 8-9, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the divine services in
Joy of All Who Sorrow Church in Atlanta, GA.

November 9, 2014
Bishop Nicholas will celebrate the Divine Liturgy in 
Holy New Martyrs Church in Brooklyn, NY in the presence of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God.

November 14, 2014
Bishop Nicholas will lead the patronal feast day of Sts. Cosmos and Damian Church in Passaic, NJ. The Kursk icon will also be present for the Liturgy.

November 15, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead celebrations dedicated to the 80th Anniversary of the Eastern American Diocese in 
St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Center in Howell, NJ.

November 21, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the patronal feast day of
St. Michael’s Cathedral in Paterson, NJ.

November 29-30, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the divine services in the 
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

December 4, 2014
On the great feast of the Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple, Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the patronal feast day of
Holy Virgin Church in Syracuse, NY.

December 9-10, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion will lead the patronal feast day of the 
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

 

 





September 20, 2014
Palm Coast, FL: New Page in the Life of St. Nicholas Parish

Thanks to the creation of a separate Florida Deanery, Orthodox life in that state has noticeably come to life and strengthened. Proof of the same was provided by a pastoral visit by Archimandrite Alexander (Belya), head of the new deanery, to St. Nicholas Church in the city of Palm Coast, FL.

September 13, 2014
Washington: 65th Anniversary of the Parish of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
On the Feast of the Beheading of St. John,  the Holy Prophet, Forerunner and Baptizer of the Lord, our parish marked the 65th year of its existence.  On that day, September 11, 1949, Holy Hierarch St. John of Shanghai, who was in the nation's capital, Washington, DC, to lobby the American government authorities on behalf of his flock...

September 13, 2014
Howell, NJ: On its Patronal Feast Day, St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral see Opening of Eastern American Diocesan Center

On Thursday the 11th and Friday the 12th of September, St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ hosted celebrations in honor of its patronal feast day, as well as the official opening of the Eastern American Diocesan Center.

September 13, 2014
Wayne, WV: Holy Days in Christ the Savior Church

The season of Dormition is always a special time in Christ the Savior Church in Wayne, WV. This is due not only to the significance of the great feast of Dormition, but also because the parish’s patronal feast day occurs on the day following Dormition: the feast of Icon of our Savior "Not Made by Hands."

September 9, 2014
Hartford, CT: Metropolitan Hilarion visits St. Panteleimon’s Church

On Friday the 5th and Saturday the 6th of September, His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, paid an archpastoral visit to St. Panteleimon’s Church in Hartford, CT, where he led the divine services.

September 6, 2014
Jordanville, NY: Annual Pilgrimage at Holy Trinity Monastery

A multitude of the faithful from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania marked the traditional pilgrimage to Hol
y Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY on Labor Day Weekend. Rental buses ferried clergy and parishioners from New York City churches: Holy New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia in Brooklyn, and Our Lady "Unexpected Joy" on Staten Island.

September 3, 2014
Jordanville, NY: Holy Trinity Publications releases new translation of Archbishop Averky (Taushev)

On Monday, September 1, Holy Trinity Publications released a new translation of spiritual talks delivered by the ever-memorable Archbishop Averky (Taushev) of Syracuse & Holy Trinity.
The Struggle for Virtue: Asceticism in a Modern Secular Society goes straight to the roots of our modern alienation from God and each other.

September 3, 2014
Melbourne, Australia: Bishop George leads Patronal Feast Day of Holy Dormition Church

On Wednesday the 27th and Thursday the 28th of August, the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop George of Mayfield, led the patronal feast day of the Church of our Lady’s Dormition in Dandenong (a suburb of Melbourne), Australia.

September 2, 2014
New York City: Festal Dormition Services in Synodal Cathedral of the Sign

On Wednesday the 27th and Thursday the 28th of August, the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, festal divine services were held in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City. On the eve of the feast, the All-Night Vigil was led by His Eminence Hilarion...

September 2, 2014
Wayne, WV: Feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos celebrated in Holy Cross Monastery

On Wednesday the 27th and Thursday the 28th of August, the brethren of Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV celebrated the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos. Divine services were led in the monastery’s main church...

August 30, 2014
Nanuet, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Patronal Feast Day of Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo"
On Thursday, August 28, the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos and the patronal feast day of the convent, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, celebrated the festal Divine Liturgy at Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY.

August 29, 2014
Jordanville, NY: Bishop Nicholas leads Dormition of the Mother of God at Holy Trinity Monastery

On Thursday, August 28, the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, two Divine Liturgies were held at Holy Trinity Monastery. His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, celebrated the Hierarchal Liturgy in Holy Trinity Cathedral...

August 29, 2014
Jordanville, NY: Foundation of Russian History launches New Website

The Foundation of Russian History has launched a new website. Navigating through the toolbar, the reader can browse collections, news, and current and past exhibitions; view information on the museum and archives; browse the library catalogue; and view partnerships and other useful information.

August 28, 2014
Jordanville, NY: Archimandrite Luke tonsures Two to Lesser Schema

On Monday, August 25, two men were tonsured to the Lesser Schema at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. Upon completion of Compline, the tonsured was performed by monastery abbot Archimandrite Luke (Murianka); also taking part in the rite of tonsure were monastery clerics Hieromonks Cyprian (Alexandrou) and Moses (Borges).

August 28, 2014
Nyack, NY: Bishop Jerome visits Holy Virgin Protection Church

On Sunday, August 17, His Grace, Bishop Jerome, paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY. At the Divine Liturgy, His Grace was co-served by parish clergy: rector Archpriest George Larin and Protodeacon Dimitri Temidis. The service was adorned by the singing of the parish choir, under the direction of E. Miloradovich.

August 25, 2014
Mebane, NC: Metropolitan Hilarion visits Holy Trinity Church

On Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the 24th of August, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Trinity Church in Mebane, NC. On Saturday evening, the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad led the All-Night Vigil, and on the following morning celebrated the Divine Liturgy.

August 25, 2014
New York City: Protectress of Russian Diaspora returns to Cathedral of the Sign

On Saturday, August 23, the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God – the Protectress of the Russian Diaspora ‒ returned to her home, the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City. Over the past several months, the wonderworking Icon has been visiting the parishes and monasteries of Europe and the West Coast of the USA.

August  25, 2014
New York City: Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA meets with Diocesan Hierarchs

On
Sunday, August 10, at the Representation Church of the Moscow Patriarchate in the USA, a meeting was held between His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, and the Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, His Grace John, Bishop of Naro-Fominsk.

August 24, 2014
Miami, FL: Summer 2014 sees Twelve Converts to Orthodoxy at Holy Apostles Church

On Saturday, June 28, and Saturday, August 9, 12 people were baptized into Holy Orthodoxy at the Church of the Holy Apostles ("Apostolic Mission of Christ") in Miami, FL. This Spanish-language mission was received into canonical Orthodoxy this year by Metropolitan Hilarion, and in April, Archpriest Peter Jackson was assigned as rector.

August 23, 2014
Los Angeles, CA: Bishop Nicholas concelebrates with Archbishop Kyrill at Patronal Feast of Holy Transfiguration Cathedral
On Monday the 18th and Tuesday the 19th of August, the great feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, concelebrated the patronal feast day of Holy Transfiguration Cathedral in Los Angeles...

August 21, 2014
New York City: In Synodal Cathedral, Metropolitan Hilarion leads Divine Services for Transfiguration of our Lord

On Monday the 18th and Tuesday the 19th of August, the All-Night Vigil and Divine Liturgy for the great feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City were led by His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad.

August 20, 2014
New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Liturgy & Diaconal Ordination in Synodal Cathedral

On Sunday, August 17, the 10th Sunday after Pentecost and the feast day of the Seven Youths of Ephesus, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.

August 14, 2014
Sea Cliff, NY: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast Day of St. Seraphim Memorial Church

The parish of Venerable Seraphim, Wonderworker of Sarov, in Sea Cliff, NY was founded in 1953 by several Russian Orthodox families living in that Long Island village. From the parish community’s very inception, all of the parishioners expressed their desire to erect a church in honor...

August 13, 2014
Metropolitan Onufry of Chernovtsy & Bukovina Elected to Kievan See

The Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has elected a new Primate: Metropolitan Onufry (Onuphrius) of Chernovtsy & Bukovina. On Wednesday, August 13, the Council of Bishops concluded its work in the refectory of Sts. Anthony & Theodosius of the Caves Church at the Kiev-Caves Lavra.

August 12, 2014
"The First Earthly Appanage of the Most Holy Theotokos:" Pilgrim’s Notes by Archpriest Victor Potapov

An appanage (or lot) of the Theotokos is holy land under particular protection and patronage of the Mother of God. There are four such holy sites on earth: Iberia (Georgia), the Holy Mountain (Mt. Athos, Greece), the Kiev Caves Lavra (Ukraine), and St. Seraphim-Diveevo Monastery (Russia).

August 12, 2014
Wayne, WV: Holy Cross Monastery honors Memory of St. Panteleimon

On Friday the 8th and Saturday the 9th of August,
Holy Cross Monastery celebrated the memory of its Heavenly patron – the Holy Great-Martyr & Healer Panteleimon. On the eve of the feast, the monastery’s deputy abbot, Abbot Seraphim (Voepel), led the All-Night Vigil with the Litiya and Akathist to St. Panteleimon...

August 12, 2014
Sydney, Australia: Bishop George leads Patronal Feast Day of St. Vladimir’s Church in Centennial Park
On Sunday the 27th and Monday the 28th of July, St. Vladimir’s Church in Centennial Park, Sydney celebrated its annual feast day. The All-Night Vigil and the Divine Liturgy were led by His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop George of Mayfield,

August 11, 2014
Poconos, PA: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan visits St. Seraphim’s Camp

This year, St. Seraphim’s Orthodox Camp marks the 20th anniversary of its founding. This year’s camp ran from July 27 to August 3. On Saturday, August 2, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, paid an archpastoral visit to the camp and served the All-Night Vigil.

August 11, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion leads Group of Russian Diasporan Clergy & Laity on Pilgrimage to Russia’s Holy Sites

On Thursday, July 31, a group of clergy and laity from the USA, Canada, and Australia began a pilgrimage to the holy sites of Russia, led by the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York.

August 5, 2014
Wayne, WV: Brethren of Holy Cross Monastery celebrate Namesday of Deputy Abbot Seraphim (Voepel)
On Thursday, July 31, and Friday, August 1, the feast of the Finding of the Relics of Venerable Seraphim, Wonderworker of Sarov, the brethren of Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV celebrated the memory of the great saint of God, and marked the namesday of their deputy abbot ‒ Abbot Seraphim (Voepel).

July 31, 2014
Washington, DC: Parishioners of St. John the Baptist Cathedral Fundraise for Ukrainian Refugees
Parishioners of St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC have raised several thousand dollars in funds to aid Ukrainian refugees in Russia and Ukraine. Cathedral rector Archpriest Victor Potapov explained that the founders of one of central Ukraine’s children’s benevolent funds had reached out to him for help.

July 31, 2014
Jordanville: Holy Trinity Monastery to host the "Summer Boys" Youth Program

Fifteen young men have enrolled in the Summer Youth Program at Holy Trinity Monastery this year. The daily program starts at 6:00 AM with Divine Liturgy, followed by breakfast, rest, and a 9:00 AM meeting where different topics are discussed each day. Later in the morning, there are assigned obediences for an hour and a half.

July 30, 2014
Moscow: His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia, meets with Metropolitan Hilarion
On Wednesday, July 30, a meeting was held at the Patriarchal Residence in Danilov Monastery between His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia, and Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad.

July 29, 2014
Howell, NJ: Commemorative Book to be Printed in Honor of 30th Anniversary of Episcopal Consecration of Russian Church Abroad’s First Hierarch

2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the episcopal consecration of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad and Ruling Bishop of the Eastern American Diocese.

July 29, 2014
Jackson, NJ: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast Day of St. Vladimir Memorial Church

Although this year the feast of the Holy Equal-of-the-Apostles Great Prince Vladimir, July 28, fell on a Monday, nevertheless the faithful came to celebrate the patronal feast day of St. Vladimir Memorial Church in Jackson, NJ, thereby continuing the St. Vladimir’s Day Celebrations.

July 28, 2014
Jackson, NJ: Traditional St. Vladimir’s Day Celebrations held at St. Vladimir Memorial Church

On Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th of July, the traditional annual St. Vladimir’s Day Celebrations were held at St. Vladimir Memorial Church in Jackson, NJ. Divine services were led by His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad...

July 28, 2014
Cleveland, OH: Church-Wide Celebrations for 700th Anniversary of Birth of Ven. Sergius of Radonezh to be held in Mid-American Diocese
By decision of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad, the church-wide celebrations in honor of the 700th anniversary of the birth of St. Sergius of Radonezh, the "Abbot of the Russian Land," will take place at St. Sergius Cathedral in Cleveland, OH...

July 28, 2014
Jordanville, NY: Patronal Feast Day of St. Elizabeth Skete

On Thursday the 17th and Friday the 18th of July, the feast day of the Holy Nun-Martyrs Grand Duchess Elizabeth and Barbara, His Eminence Gabriel, Archbishop of Montreal & Canada, led the patronal feast day of St. Elizabeth the New-Martyr Skete in Jordanville, NY. On Thursday evening, His Eminence served the All-Night Vigil in the skete’s yet-uncompleted chapel...

July 26, 2014
Columbia, SC: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan leads Patronal Feast Day of St. Elizabeth the New-Martyr Church

On Thursday the 17th and Friday the 18th of July, the feast of the martyric repose of the Venerable Nun-Martyrs Elizabeth and Barbara, His Grace, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, paid an archpastoral visit to
St Elizabeth the New-Martyr Church in Columbia, SC...

July 25, 2014
Northville, NY: Bishop Nicholas leads his first "Day of Remembrance of the Fallen Faithful" at SGPA’s scout camp

On Saturday the 19th and Sunday the 20th of July, St. George Pathfinders of America summer scout camp, "Tsarskoe Selo" Chapter in Northville, NY marked the "Day of Remembrance of the Fallen Faithful" (Russian: DPV).

 

 

 

Patriarch Tikhon Male Choir sings Divine Services in Holy Trinity Monastery

 

Media Office Releases New Film about 2013 St. Herman Youth Conference 

 

 Newly Formed Music Institute to train Orthodox Choir Conductors and Singers in North America

 

 Russian America: Hidden Sanctuary of the Orthodox World

 

 

 

 

 

"Holy Cross Monastery – A Story of Survival:" A New Documentary produced by the Fund for Assistance and the Diocesan Media Office 

 

"Orthodox in Dixie"

 

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