June 2016 News Archives
Jackson, NJ: Clergy & Faithful Remember Victims of Lienz Massacre - 06/05/16
On June 5, the Sixth Sunday of Pascha, of the Blind Man, the faithful gathered at St. Vladimir’s Cemetery in Jackson, NJ for a panihida at St. John the Baptist Chapel to commemorate the victims of Lienz... On June 1, 1945, at the conclusion of the Second World War, over 20,000 Cossacks were rounded up by the British Army near the town of Lienz, Austria...
New York City: Hierarchal Divine Services held in Synodal Cathedral for Feast of Lord’s Ascension - 06/08/16
On Wednesday, June 8, the eve of the great feast of the Ascension of the Lord, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York led the All-Night Vigil in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, co-served by Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan and cathedral clergy
Brooklyn, NY: On Feast of Lord’s Ascension, First Hierarch of Russian Church Abroad leads Divine Services in St. John the Forerunner Cathedral - 06/09/16
On Thursday, June 9, the great feast of the Lord’s Ascension, Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, paid an archpastoral visit to St. John the Forerunner Cathedral in Brooklyn, NY.
Wayne, WV: Brethren of Holy Cross Monastery celebrate Feast of the Ascension of the Lord - 06/09/16
On Wednesday the 8th and Thursday the 9th of June, the brethren ofHoly Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV, celebrated the great feast of the Ascension of the Lord. On Wednesday evening, the All-Night Vigil was served, with the Divine Liturgy celebrated on Thursday morning.
Coconut Creek, FL: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast Day of St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon Church - 06/10/16
On Friday the 10th and Saturday the 11th of June, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon Church and Paideia Classical Orthodox Academy in Coconut Creek, FL. Parishioners, teachers, and students from the academy gathered at the Liturgy to honor the memory of the Heavenly patron of the parish and school.
New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy on Sunday of Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council in Synodal Cathedral - 06/12/16
On June 12, the Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council, the hierarchal Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, in the presence of the wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God.
Stratford, CT: Archpriest Theodore Shevzov reposed in the Lord - 06/13/16
On Monday, June 13, Archpriest Theodore Shevzov (cleric of St. Nicholas Church in Stratford, CT) reposed in the Lord after several years of failing health. He turned 87 years old on June 8. Born in Yugoslavia in 1929, Fr. Theodore was the son of Ivan I. Shevzov and Vera M. Pavlovskaya.
Stratford, CT: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Funeral for Archpriest Theodore Shevzov at Holy Presentation Church - 06/15/16
On Wednesday, June 15, the clergy and faithful gathered at Holy Presentation Church in Stratford, CT to bid farewell to Archpriest Theodore Shevzov, who reposed the Monday prior. Fr. Theodore was a longtime cleric of nearby St. Nicholas Church in Stratford, though he often served in Holy Presentation Church, and was deeply loved by the faithful in both parishes.
New York City: Feast of Holy Pentecost celebrated in Synodal Cathedral - 06/19/16
On Saturday the 18th and Sunday the 19th of June, divine services were held in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City in honor of the great feast of Holy Pentecost (Trinity Sunday). The Divine Liturgy in the cathedral was served in the presence of the wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God...
Jordanville, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion & Bishop Nicholas lead Divine Services for Patronal Feast Day of Holy Trinity Monastery - 06/20/16
On Monday, June 20, the Feast of the Holy Spirit, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York arrived and celebrated the Divine Liturgy on the occasion of the monastery’s patronal feast day. His Eminence was concelebrated by Bishop Nicholas, sixteen priests, and nine deacons...
Vineland, NJ: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Patronal Feast Day of Holy Trinity Church - 06/20/16
On Saturday the 18th and Sunday the 19th of June, the great feast of Pentecost (Holy Trinity Sunday), Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, paid an archpastoral visit to Vineland, NJ...
Johnstown, PA: Deacon Herman Ricketts reposed in the Lord - 06/23/16
On Thursday, June 23, Deacon Herman Ricketts reposed suddenly in the Lord at his home in Johnstown, PA. He was 54. Originally from the East Coast, Fr. Herman moved to California and was ordained a deacon by Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco & Western America on December 4, 2010...
Epistle of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York on Russian Church Abroad’s Day of Orthodox Youth, Celebrated on Sunday of All Saints - 06/26/16
Since 2009, the Russian Church Abroad traditionally celebrates the Day of Orthodox Youth on the Sunday of All Saints. On Sunday, June 26, the youth choir sang Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.
New York City: Day of Orthodox Youth held in the Synodal Cathedral on Sunday of All Saints - 06/26/16
Seven years ago, in 2009, on the feast day of All Saints, Russian Orthodox Church Abroad reinstituted the celebration of the Day of Orthodox Youth. On the Sunday of All Saints, June 26, a festal Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.