April 7, 2014
On the great feast of the Annunciation,
Met. Hilarion will lead the patronal feast day of Holy Annunciation Church in
Flushing, NY. He will depart for the Australian Diocese the
April 19-20, 2014
Bishop Jerome will lead Paschal divine services in St. Nicholas Cathedral in
8, 2014 Raven Son:
Novel by Nicholas Kotar now Available for Sale
Reader Nicholas Kotar is a seminarian in his final year at Holy Trinity
Seminary in Jordanville, NY, and taught for seven years at St. John of
San Francisco Orthodox Academy in San Francisco, CA. His first full
novel and most recent work, Raven
Son, is a work of fantasy based on traditional Russian fairy
3, 2014 The Paideia Academy: "Christ-Centered,
Organic, Green & Classical"
How many Orthodox children often fantasize about attending a full-time
Orthodox school? While the children may dream of having their days off
coincide with the great feasts of the Church, parents would more likely
be focused on them receiving a wholesome education in an Orthodox
In addition to the previously published petitions, which should be
included at all divine services until further notice, Met. Hilarion also
encouraged the clergy of the Eastern American Diocese to add further
petitions for the increase of love...
26, 2014 Project Tikhvin Prepares 2014 Trip to Russia
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Project Tikhvin trip to
Russia. The Project has been blessed by His Eminence, Metropolitan
Hilarion, and serves the youth of the Russian Church Abroad. Every
summer, for nearly two weeks, the Project takes a small group of young
people from Russia...
21, 2014 Howell, NJ: Two Hierarchal Visits to St.
On Tuesday the 11th and Wednesday the 12th of February, the feast of the
Three Holy Hierarchs, His Grace George, Bishop of Mayfield, visiting
Howell, NJ to take part in a regular session of the Diocesan Council,
led the divine services in
St. George’s Church.
19, 2014 Project Kellia Nearing Completion, but Still
in Need of Support Monastic life serves a
very critical function in the life of the Church and its faithful. In
2012, the monks of the Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV, started
Project Kellia. Monastery dean Hieromonk Alexander (Frizzell) is keeping
the faithful of the Eastern American Diocese up to date...
19, 2014 Fund for Assistance Awards Grant to
Volunteers in Mission Program
The Fund for Assistance to ROCOR has approved a financial aid grant of
$3,000.00 for the upcoming Volunteers in Mission (VIM) project to Haiti
on April 25-May 5. The grant will be used to help cover some of the
expenses for volunteers associated with the trip.