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March 2015 News Archive
Jordanville: Bishop Jerome leads Triumph of Orthodoxy Services - 03/01/15

On Saturday, February 28, and Sunday, March 1, the first Sunday of Great Lent – the feast of the Triumph of Orthodoxy – His Grace, Bishop Jerome, led the divine services in Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. At the Vigil service on Saturday night, the monastery church was filled to the brim with worshipers..


New York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Rite of Orthodoxy in Synodal Cathedral - 03/01/15

At the conclusion of the first week of Great Lent, His Grace, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, led the divine services in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City. On Saturday, February 28, the feast day of the Holy Great-Martyr Theodore Tyro, Bishop Nicholas celebrated the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great...


Brooklyn, NY: Inexhaustible Chalice Church moves to New Location - 03/02/15

With God’s help and the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, Inexhaustible Chalice Church in the Brighton Beach neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY has moved to a new location. In January 2015, the parish officially leased a property at 719 Ocean View Avenue.


Visitation Schedule of the Icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts" in the Eastern American Diocese - 03/02/15

With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, from March 6 to April 13, the myrrh-bearing Icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts" will visit the Eastern American Diocese. The Icon’s visitation schedule is available to our readers...


New York City: Eastern American Diocese greets Myrrh-Streaming Icon of Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts" - 03/06/15

On Friday, March 6, the myrrh-streaming icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts" arrived in the Eastern American Diocese from Moscow. The holy icon and its guardian, Sergey Fomin, were greeted by diocesan secretary Archpriest Serge Lukianov.


New York City: Bishop Nicholas Celebrates Hierarchal Liturgy with the English-Language Mission in St. Sergius Chapel - 03/08/15

On Sunday, March 8, the Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas, His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, celebrated the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy in St. Sergius Chapel of the Synodal Cathedral in New York City, with the Cathedral’s English-language mission.


"The Divine & Holy Liturgy of St. Gregory the Dialogist" – New Edition of Early Text - 03/09/15

Just over 250 years agoColonel Philip Ludwell III (1716-1767) made the first complete English translation of the Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts. He was a Virginian plantation owner, who in 1738 travelled to England to be received into Holy Orthodoxy at the parish in London under the authority of the Holy Governing Synod of the Russian Church...


Nyack, NY: Bishop Nicholas visits Holy Virgin Protection Church’s Parish School - 03/14/15

On Saturday, March 14, His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, paid a visit to the parish Russian School of Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY, in order to spend the school day with the students and teachers, and take part in the school’s daily life.


Howell, NJ: Bishop George leads services for Sunday of the Cross in St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral - 03/15/15

On Saturday the 14th and Sunday the 15th of March, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop George of Mayfield, led the Great Lenten services for the Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.


New York City: On Sunday of the Cross, Bishops Nicholas of Manhattan & John of Naro-Fominsk celebrate Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 03/15/15

On Sunday, March 15, at the invitation of His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan; the Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, His Grace John, Bishop of Naro-Fominsk celebrated the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great in the Synodal Cathedral...


Howell, NJ: Lenten Clergy Retreat commences with Panihida to Metropolitan Laurus - 03/16/15

On Monday, March 16, the traditional Lenten Retreat for the clergy and matushkas of the Eastern American Diocese opened at the Diocesan Center at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ. Over 100 people are taking part in the pastoral retreat.


Howell, NJ: Eastern American Diocesan Lenten Retreat continues at Diocesan Center - 03/17/15

On Tuesday, March 17, the Lenten Retreat of clergy and matushkas of the Eastern American Diocese opened with a moleben in St. Alexander Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ. Prior to the start of the moleben, His Grace George, Bishop of Mayfield, greeted the myrrh-streaming Icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts," visiting from Russia.


Howell, NJ: Presanctified Liturgy concludes Eastern American Diocesan Lenten Retreat for Clergy & Matushkas - 03/18/15

On Wednesday, March 18, the Lenten Retreat for clergy and matushkas of the Eastern American Diocese, being held at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ, drew to a close. Bishop George of Mayfield led the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, co-served by Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan and clergy participating in the Lenten Retreat.


Washington, DC: Several Days in the Life of St. John the Baptist Cathedral - 03/18/15

From March 16 to 18, three of our priests — Frs. John Johnson, Alexander Resnikoff, and Damian Dantinne – took part in the Eastern American Diocesan annual Lenten Clergy Retreat, held at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.


Howell, NJ: Resolution of the Clergy of the Eastern American Diocese - 03/19/15

With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, with the participation of Their Graces, Bishops George of Mayfield and Nicholas of Manhattan, and under the grace-filled protection of the myrrh-streaming Icon of the Most Holy Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts"...


Washington, DC: Historic Presanctified Liturgy using Ludwell Translation of 1761 performed at St. John the Baptist Cathedral - 03/20/15

With the blessing of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, an historic Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts was served at St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC on Friday, March 20. In the presence of the myrrh-streaming Icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts...


Hartford, CT: Bishop Nicholas leads Divine Services in St. Panteleimon Church - 03/21/15

On Friday the 20th and Saturday the 21st of March, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, paid an archpastoral visit to St. Panteleimon Church in Hartford, CT, and led the divine services there. On Friday evening, His Grace led the Sacrament of Holy Unction...


Howell, NJ: On Feast of 40 Martyrs of Sebaste, Namesday of Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov is celebrated at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral - 03/22/15

On March 22, the Sunday of St. John Climacus and the feast day of the 40 Martyrs of Sebaste, the parishioners of St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ celebrated the namesday of their pastor emeritus, Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov, who designed the cathedral and oversaw its construction, and served as its rector for many years.


Nanuet, NY: Metropolitan Jonah leads divine services in Novo-Diveevo - 03/22/15

On Saturday the 21st and Sunday the 22nd of March, the Sunday of St. John Climacus and feast day of the 40 Martyrs of Sebaste – with the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion – Metropolitan Jonah (former Primate of the Orthodox Church in America), visited Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY, and led the divine services.


Wayne, WV: Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete & Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos read at Holy Cross Monastery - 03/27/15

On Wednesday the 25th and Friday the 27th of March, the clergy of Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV, performed the appointed Lenten divine services.


Atlanta, GA: Bishop George leads Patronal Feast Day of St. Mary of Egypt Church - 03/29/15

On Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th of March, the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop George of Mayfield, performed an archpastoral visit to St. Mary of Egypt Church in Roswell (Atlanta), GA, and led the patronal feast day.


Brooklyn, NY: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan leads Sacrament of Holy Unction in New Martyrs of Russia Church - 03/29/15

On March 29, 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.


New York City: Bishops Nicholas of Manhattan & John of Naro-Fominsk concelebrate Liturgy in St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral - 03/29/15

On March 29, the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, and His Grace John, Bishop of Naro-Fominsk & Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, concelebrated the Divine Liturgy in St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral...


"A Pilgrimage along the Dniepr Banks" – An Interview with Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan on his Visit to Ukraine - 03/30/15

We worry, we pray, we make prostrations, but do we think about our salvation? And if we – Ukrainians, Russians, Americans – all thought about our salvation, this would immediately push us to united prayer for the salvation of our souls. If we follow after Christ, then our differences will fade into the background.


 

 

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