Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/ 60 Los Angeles, CA: Annual Church Musicians’ Conference to be held at Holy Transfiguration Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_170818_1.html Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/misc/rocm-la.JPG&archive=0&final_h=272&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>From October 4-8, Los Angeles, CA will host the 26th Annual Russian Orthodox Church Musicians&rsquo; Conference, with the theme "Prayerful Sound in the Orthodox Church: Vocal Artistry of the Deacon, Reader, and Singer at Divine Services."&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170818_1.html Resolution of ROCOR Synod of Bishops to hold Plate Collections to Benefit Synodal Church Music Committee http://eadiocese.org/files/announcements/12E-12-15.pdf Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/misc/synodalmusiccommittee.jpg&archive=0&final_h=179&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>At the session of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad, held on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, Synod members resolved to hold plate collections in all monasteries and parishes of the Russian Church Abroad on the second Sunday in September to benefit the Synodal Church Music Committee. Parishes are instructed to send the collected amount to their diocesan chanceries with the designation: "Synodal Liturgical Music Commission." Further information is available in the text of the encyclical directive, which can be viewed in PDF format here:</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/files/announcements/12E-12-15.pdf Summer Issue of "Pravoslavnaya Rus’" Now Available for Download http://eadiocese.org/news_170815_3.html Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/misc/pravrus.jpg&archive=0&final_h=395&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>The second issue of Russian-language <em>Pravoslavnaya Rus&rsquo;</em> ("Orthodox Russia") has been released by Holy Trinity Publications in Jordanville, NY.&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170815_3.html Howell, NJ: PaTRAM Singers Choir to sing all-English Liturgy at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/files/announcements/PaTRAM-Sander-Liturgy-St-ANC.pdf Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/logos/patram.jpg&archive=0&final_h=313&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, September 12, the PaTRAM Institute Singers Choir, conducted by Maestro Peter Jermihov, will sing an original all-English Liturgy based on the Russian style, commissioned by PaTRAM Institute and composed by Kurt Sander, at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ. Hierarchal Divine Liturgy will be celebrated by His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, in the presence of the myrrh-streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon of the Mother of God.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/files/announcements/PaTRAM-Sander-Liturgy-St-ANC.pdf Jordanville, NY: Lectures in Orthodox Church History & Canon Law being offered by Deacon Andrei Psarev http://eadiocese.org/news_170623_1.html Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/misc/psarev.jpg&archive=0&final_h=465&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>Deacon Andrei Psarev, teacher at Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville, NY since 1995, is offering a subscription to his lectures: "History of the Russian Church Abroad," "History of the Russian Church," "Canon Law," and "History of the Byzantine Empire."</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170623_1.html New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral on Eve of Dormition Fast http://eadiocese.org/news_170818_2.html Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/08-13-synod/05.jpg&archive=0&final_h=486&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, August 13, the eve of the feast of the Procession of the Precious Wood of the Life-Creating Cross of the Lord, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170818_2.html Jordanville, NY: Blessing of Water & Honey in Holy Trinity Monastery http://eadiocese.org/news_170817_2.html Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/08-13-jordanville/02.JPG&archive=0&final_h=227&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Monday, August 14, the feast of the Procession of the Precious Wood of the Life-Creating Cross of the Lord, after Divine Liturgy in Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, a procession was held for the blessing of water and newly harvested honey. The moleben and water blessing were led by monastery Archimandrite Luke (Murianka), joined by monastery clergy. From this day, the newly harvested honey is blessed and tasted.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170817_2.html Photo Report: Jerusalem through the Eyes of a Pilgrim http://eadiocese.org/news_170812_2.html Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/misc/pilgrimage3.jpg&archive=0&final_h=315&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On August 1-14, His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, led parishioners of the Russian Church Abroad from the U.S., Canada, and Australia on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Among the pilgrims were Priest George and Matushka Elizaveta Temidis from the New Kursk Root Hermitage in Mahopac, NY. Matushka Elizaveta is a regular contributor to the Eastern American Diocesan website, and her photographs are well known to our readers. The editors wish to express their sincerest gratitude to Matushka for sharing her photographs of the pilgrimage.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170812_2.html Jerusalem: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan takes part in Honoring Abbess Moisseia at Holy Ascension Mount of Olives Convent http://eadiocese.org/news_170816_3.html Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/08-13-jerusalem/01.jpg&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, August 13, a special celebration in honor of Abbess Moisseia (Boubnoff) was held at Holy Ascension Convent on the Mount of Olives. The day began with Divine Liturgy in the convent cathedral, celebrated by Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan. His Grace was co-served by Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky; head of the Ecclesiastical Mission of the Russian Church Abroad in Jerusalem) and clergy accompanying Bishop Nicholas on his pilgrimage to the Holy Land.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170816_3.html Hartford, CT: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Patronal Feast of St. Panteleimon Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170816_2.html Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/08-09-hartford/08.JPG&archive=0&final_h=533&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Monday the 8th and Tuesday the 9th of August, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, paid an archpastoral visit to the Church of the Holy Great-Martyr &amp; Healer Panteleimon in Hartford, CT. His Eminence led the All-Night Vigil and celebrated Divine Liturgy in honor of the church&rsquo;s patronal feast day.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170816_2.html Jordanville, NY: Feast of Venerable Seraphim of Sarov in Holy Trinity Monastery http://eadiocese.org/news_170816_1.html Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/08-01-jville/02.jpg&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On the feast of Venerable Seraphim of Sarov, Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY was granted a special blessing: during the festal services, the brotherhood and faithful prayed before an icon of the beloved Russian saint with segments of his hair, a piece of the rock upon which he prayed, and a part of his clothing.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170816_1.html Mebane, NC: Parishioners of Holy Trinity Church travel to Appalachians http://eadiocese.org/news_170815_2.html Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/08-13-mebane/13.JPG&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>In the opinion of the rector and parishioners, such nature trips are a great help in strengthening the community; having withdrawn from the daily hustle and bustle, they are able to hold spiritual talks around the evening bonfire, take in the sights of nature, learn to build a campfire, and acquire various other skills needed in the wilderness.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170815_2.html Wayne, WV: Bishop Irenei of Sacramento leads St. Panteleimon’s Day Celebrations in Holy Cross Monastery http://eadiocese.org/news_170815_1.html Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/08-09-hcm/11.JPG&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday the 8th and Wednesday the 9th of August, the feast of the Holy Great-Martyr &amp; Healer Panteleimon, the brethren of Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV celebrated the memory of their Heavenly patron. Leading the divine services this year was His Grace Irenei, Bishop of Sacramento, vicar of the Western American Diocese.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170815_1.html Howell, NJ: Panihida for Metropolitan Laurus served at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral on Eve of Hierarchal Consecration Anniversary http://eadiocese.org/news_170813_1.html Sat, 12 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/08-12-howell/DSC_5510-3.JPG&archive=0&final_h=243&final_w=500&percent=100"><div dir="ltr"> <div class="gmail_quote">On Saturday, August 12, the eve of the 50th anniversary of the hierarchical consecration of Metropolitan Laurus, a panihida was served for the ever-memorable First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ, at the memorial to His Holiness, Patriarch Alexey II, and Metropolitan Laurus.</div> </div></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170813_1.html Jackson’s Point, ON: Metropolitan Hilarion blesses Cornerstone of Future Royal Martyrs Chapel http://eadiocese.org/news_170812_1.html Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/08-06-MHcanada/03.jpg&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Thursday, August 10, the patronal feast day of Our Lady of Smolensk Church in Jackson&rsquo;s Point, ON, Canada &ndash; which this year celebrates the 60th anniversary of the parish&rsquo;s founding &ndash; the blessing of the cornerstone of a future chapel dedicated to the Holy Royal Martyrs &amp; Passionbearers was performed.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170812_1.html Jerusalem: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan makes Pilgrimage to Holy Land http://eadiocese.org/news_170810_1.html Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/08-08-BNHolyland/07.jpg&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday, August 2, the feast day of the Holy Prophet Elijah, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, arrived in Jerusalem with a large group of clergymen and laity of the Russian Church Abroad from the U.S., Canada, Australia.&nbsp;On Thursday, August 3, His Beatitude, Patriarch Theophilos III of the Holy City of Jerusalem &amp; All Palestine, warmly received His Grace, after which the pilgrims proceeded to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where they venerated the Life-Giving Tomb of the Lord, Golgotha, and other holy sites.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170810_1.html "St. Seraphim Camp – A Genuine Triumph of Orthodoxy!" http://eadiocese.org/news_170809_1.html Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/08-05-stseraphimcamp/93.JPG&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>The Eastern American Diocese has a longstanding tradition of hosting various children&rsquo;s camps throughout the summer months. When we talk about summer camps, we usually think of scout camps, particularly the camps of St. George Pathfinders of America (ORUR) and the Association of Russian Explorers Outside of Russia (NORR). But over the past 25 years, a new camp in honor of Venerable Seraphim of Sarov has emerged in the Pocono Mountains. Founded in 1992 by the parishioners of Christ the Savior Church in Wilkes-Barre, PA, St. Seraphim Camp has grown to become the single largest summer camp in the Eastern American Diocese, and it shows no signs of slowing down.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170809_1.html Nanuet, NY: Patronal Feast of St. Seraphim Cathedral in Novo-Diveevo Convent http://eadiocese.org/news_170804_1.html Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/08-01-novodiveevo/10.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, August 1, the feast of the Finding of the Relics of Venerable Seraphim, Wonderworker of Sarov, Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal &amp; Canada visited Holy Dormition "Novo-Diveevo" Convent in Nanuet, NY, and celebrated the festal Divine Liturgy in the convent&rsquo;s St. Seraphim Cathedral.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170804_1.html New York City: Hierarchal Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral for Feast of Venerable Anthony of Kiev Caves http://eadiocese.org/news_170802_2.html Wed, 02 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-23-synod/IMG_2665.JPG&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>That same day marked the feast of the Placing of the Honorable Robe of our Lord Jesus Christ in Moscow (1625). In the Cathedral of the Sign, to the right side behind the icon of the Holy Hierarch Nicholas the Wonderworker, is kept an icon with a piece of the precious robe of the Savior. This icon and the relic within were ordered and presented to the cathedral by the ever-memorable Monk Joseph (Lambertsen).</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170802_2.html Jordanville, NY: Feast of Royal Martyrs in Holy Trinity Monastery http://eadiocese.org/news_170802_1.html Wed, 02 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-17-jville/06.jpg&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>Divine services were led by Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, who himself once graduated from Holy Trinity Seminary. The solemn hierarchal service was a witness to the beauty of Orthodoxy to the many pilgrims: the youth who had participated in the monastery&rsquo;s summer youth program and were departing for home, the students of the annual Summer Music School who were already one week into their program, and the hundred or so scouts of St. George Pathfinders of America, who had gathered in the monastery for their annual pilgrimage. It is interesting that the Holy Royal Martyrs brought together these various groups of people, all of whom are part of summer life at the monastery.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170802_1.html Jackson, NJ: Traditional St. Vladimir’s Day Celebrations held at St. Vladimir Memorial Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170731_1.html Mon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-30-jackson/IMG_8216.jpg&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, July 30, the annual St. Vladimir&rsquo;s Day Celebrations were held at St. Vladimir Memorial Church to the Millennium of the Baptism of Rus&rsquo; in Jackson, NJ. On the eve of the feast, Saturday, July 29, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, led the All-Night Vigil in the church, co-served by Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal &amp; Canada, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, and local clergy.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170731_1.html Jackson, NJ: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of St. Vladimir Memorial Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170728_1.html Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-28-jackson/33.JPG&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Thursday the 27th and Friday the 28th of July, the feast of the Enlightener of Rus&rsquo;, the Holy Equal-of-the-Apostles Great Prince Vladimir, the entire Russian Orthodox Church once more celebrated the anniversary of the Baptism of Rus&rsquo;, which took place in 988 A.D.&nbsp;Although the celebrations in honor of this event are held on the last Sunday in July, St. Vladimir Memorial Church in Jackson, NJ also celebrates its patronal feast day on July 28 itself. This year, divine services in the Memorial Church were led by His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170728_1.html "Our Saint Vladimir Memorial Church" http://eadiocese.org/news_170727_4.html Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-27-historicstvlads/01.JPG&archive=0&final_h=225&final_w=400&percent=100"><p><em>The below article by Ludmila Keller was published in 1987 in "Orthodox Russia" Issue #15, in anticipation of the Millennium of the Baptism of Rus&rsquo;, the main celebrations of which the Russian Church Abroad held at St. Vladimir Memorial Church in Jackson, NJ. As part of the Media Office&rsquo;s ongoing efforts to highlight the history of our Diocese and the legacy of our luminary hierarchs, this article has been translated to English and is being published in anticipation of the St. Vladimir&rsquo;s Day Celebrations.</em></p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170727_4.html Moscow: Bishop Nicholas visits Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra’s Metochion Church, meets with Participants of PaTRAM Master Class http://eadiocese.org/news_170727_3.html Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-12-patramrussia/EAD-45.JPG&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>The summer Mastery Class for choir conductors, led by Maestro Vladimir Gorbik and organized by the Patriarch Tikhon Russian-American Music ("PaTRAM") Institute under the direction of Alexis Lukianov, was held July 6-12 at Moscow&rsquo;s Holy Trinity-St. SergiusLavraMetochionChurch.&nbsp;During their studies, choir conductors in the U.S., Australia, and Russia had an opportunity to receive unique knowledge and perfect their technique of conducting, as well as to meet with Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan and conduct the choir during hierarchal Liturgy, celebrated by His Grace on the feast of the Holy Leaders of the Apostles Peter &amp; Paul.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170727_3.html New York City: Patronal Feast Day of Synod’s St. Sergius English Mission http://eadiocese.org/news_170727_2.html Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/misc/stsergius.jpg&archive=0&final_h=273&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, July 18, the feast of the Finding of the Relics of Venerable Sergius of Radonezh, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, led the patronal feast day of the English Mission at St. Sergius Chapel at the Synodal Headquarters in New York City.&nbsp;The patronal feast of the chapel itself is celebrated on October 8, while July 18 traditionally marks the patronal feast of the English Mission. For four years now, the English Mission has been nourished by Hieromonk Zosimas (Krampis).</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170727_2.html Beltsville, MD: Patronal Feast at Holy Apostles Parish http://eadiocese.org/news_170727_1.html Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-15-beltsville/zIMG_0671.JPG&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>The parish anniversary celebrations of Holy Apostles Church in Beltsville, MD were heartwarming, joyful, and spiritually fulfilling. The actual feast day on Thursday, July 13, was attended by 12 parishioners &ndash; an apostolic number &ndash; and was itself on occasion of great joy. Every attendee prepared for and received Christ&rsquo;s Holy Mysteries at Liturgy. The parish choir sang to perfection, both for the actual feast and at the weekend services to follow.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170727_1.html Sevastopol: Metropolitan Hilarion, ROCOR Group continue Pilgrimage to Crimea’s Holy Sites http://eadiocese.org/news_170726_2.html Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-26-chersonmh/01.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The pilgrimage of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, to the holy sites of Crimea continues. On Friday, July 21, His Eminence served a thanksgiving moleben in St. Vladimir Cathedral in Chersonesus.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170726_2.html Jordanville, NY: Patronal Feast of St. Elizabeth Skete http://eadiocese.org/news_170725_1.html Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-18-jvilleskete/04.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, July 18, the feast day of the Holy Venerable Martyrs Grand Duchess Elizabeth &amp; Nun Barbara, the sisters of St. Elizabeth Skete in Jordanville, NY celebrated their patronal feast day.<br /><br /><br /><br /></p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170725_1.html Eastern American Diocesan Parishes to participate in Worldwide Peal of Bells on the Feast of the Baptism of Rus’ http://eadiocese.org/news_170720_5.html Sun, 23 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/misc/IMG_0715.JPG&archive=0&final_h=245&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Friday, July 28, as the Russian Church will celebrate the memory of her baptizer and enlightener &ndash; the Holy Equal-of-the-Apostles Great Prince Vladimir &ndash; bells all across Russia and throughout the Russian Diaspora will be rung in honor of this great feast.&nbsp;His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow &amp; All Russia, blessed for all of the churches and monasteries of the Russian Orthodox Church to ring their bells at 12 o&rsquo;clock noon local time on July 28th.&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170720_5.html Rocky Hill, NJ: Patronal Feast Day of St. Elizabeth the New-Martyr Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170721_2.html Sat, 22 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-18-rockyhill/IMG_7218.JPG&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, July 18, the feast day of the Venerable Martyresses Grand Duchess Elizabeth and Nun Barbara &ndash; as well as the feast of Venerable Sergius, Abbot &amp; Wonderworker of Radonezh &ndash; the parishioners of St. Elizabeth the New-Martyr Church in Rocky Hill, NJ celebrated their patronal feast day.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170721_2.html Miami, FL: Master Class for PaTRAM Orthodox Singers held at St. Matrona Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_170721_1.html Sat, 22 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-01-miami/03_sluzhba_111.jpg&archive=0&final_h=246&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>The Patriarch Tikhon Russian-American Music (PaTRAM) Institute was founded in 2013 for the cultivation and popularization of beauty and spiritual depth in Russian Orthodox liturgical arts and choral singing in the English and Slavonic languages, and likewise the professional training of conductors and singers of church choirs in the Orthodox churches of America. After a distance learning course, the participants gather for master classes, which are conducted worldwide by Vladimir Gorbik, the renowned conductor of the male choir of the brethren of the Moscow Representation Church of Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra and assistant professor of the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory Choral Conducting Department.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170721_1.html Simferopol: First Hierarch of Russian Church Abroad presented Icon with Relic of St. Luke of Crimea http://eadiocese.org/news_170720_6.html Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-19-crimea/12.JPG&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>During his pilgrimage through Crimea, the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, was presented an icon containing a piece of the relics of Archbishop Luke (Voyno-Yasenetsky).&nbsp;The gift was presented by Metropolitan Lazar of Simferopol &amp; Crimea at Simferopol&rsquo;s Holy Trinity Convent, where the relics of the Holy Hierarch Luke reside.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170720_6.html Washington, DC: St. John the Baptist Cathedral honors Russian Ambassador to USA http://eadiocese.org/news_170720_4.html Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-13-dcambassador/12.jpg&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p class="style5">On Thursday, July 13, the feast day of the Holy Twelve Apostles, St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC, hosted an evening honoring the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Russia to the United States of America, Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak, and his wife, Natalia Mikhailovna.&nbsp;At 7:00 PM, the parishioners and friends of the Russian ambassador and his spouse gathered at the cathedral, where the rector, Archpriest Victor Potapov, performed a thanksgiving moleben.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170720_4.html Metropolitan Hilarion continues Pilgrimage to Russian Dioceses & Holy Sites http://eadiocese.org/news_170720_3.html Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-20-MHrussia2/79.jpg&archive=0&final_h=592&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>A group of ROCOR clergy and parishioners, led by the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad &ndash; Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York &ndash; is continuing its pilgrimage to the holy sites of Russia. On the road from Diveevo, the pilgrims visited Murom, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Godenovo, Khotkovo, and finally arrived in Sergiev Posad, in order to take part in the national celebrations for the feast day of Venerable Sergus, Abbot &amp; Wonderworker of Radonezh.&nbsp;On Tuesday, July 18, the feast of the finding of the precious relics of Venerable Sergius, Metropolitan Hilarion and a number of hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church, concelebrated with His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow &amp; All Russia, who officiated at Divine Liturgy in Holy Dormition Cathedral of Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170720_3.html Brooklyn, NY: Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal celebrates Liturgy for Lesser Feast Day of St. John the Forerunner Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_170720_2.html Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-07-bklyn/22.jpg&archive=0&final_h=253&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Friday, July 7, the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, His Eminence Gabriel, Archbishop of Montreal &amp; Canada, celebrated Divine Liturgy in St. John the Forerunner Cathedral in Brooklyn, NY, on the occasion of the lesser patronal feast day.&nbsp;The cathedral choir beautifully sang the hymns of the festal divine services. At the Little Entrance, with the blessing of the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, Archbishop Gabriel awarded Fr. Rostislav the right to wear the second orarion for his labors on behalf of the Holy Church.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170720_2.html Jordanville, NY: Tonsures in Holy Trinity Monastery http://eadiocese.org/news_170720_1.html Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-10-jvilletonsures/04.jpg&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Monday, July 10, the eve of the feast of Venerable Sergius &amp; Herman of Valaam (July 11 n.s.), Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY celebrated its own feast, the tonsure of Riassophore Monk John (Weeks) to the Lesser Schema and Novice Stephen (Manduke) to the Riassa. This grace-filled event took place just as the Holy Church is finishing the Apostles&rsquo; Fast.&nbsp;For the elder fathers of the monastery brotherhood, this event was not only a joy as they see their ranks replenished and strengthened, but also a reminder of their own vows and &ndash; very importantly &ndash; a witness to the many pilgrims who perhaps for the first time were able to observe such a commitment to Christ.&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170720_1.html Nanuet, NY: Novo-Diveevo Convent honors Memory of Founder Archbishop Andrew of Rockland http://eadiocese.org/news_170718_1.html Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-12-diveevo/01.jpg&archive=0&final_h=266&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday, July 12, the feast of the Holy Supreme Leaders of the Apostles Peter &amp; Paul, after Divine Liturgy, a panihida was served at the gravesite of the ever-memorable Archbishop Andrew (Rymarenko) of Rockland, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, on the 39th anniversary of his repose. Archbishop Andrew was the founder of Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY. The panihida was served by the dean of the monastery&rsquo;s St. Seraphim Cathedral, Archpriest Alexander Fedorowski.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170718_1.html Buena, NJ: Votive Cross blessed at Holy Protection Skete http://eadiocese.org/news_170719_1.html Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-15-buena/05.JPG&archive=0&final_h=533&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, July 16, upon completion of the Divine Liturgy, the abbot of Holy Protection Male Skete in Buena, NJ, Hieromonk Tikhon (Gayfudinov), went in procession &ndash; joined by parishioners bearing banners &ndash; to the adjacent cemetery, where they blessed the votive Cross."The Cross was erected in the 1970s, but since the church underwent a 20-year period without a standing parish, the Cross fell into a sorrowful state," said Fr. Tikhon. "The Cross was cleaned, and new plaster applied. One feels joy when he sees the difference: what was and what it became."</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170719_1.html Wayne, WV: Submit Names for St. Panteleimon Moleben at Holy Cross Monastery http://eadiocese.org/news_170715_1.html Sat, 15 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/misc/hcm-names.jpg&archive=0&final_h=320&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday, August 9 the brethren of Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV will celebrate the feast of their beloved Heavenly patron, the Holy Great-Martyr and Healer Panteleimon. At the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy, a festal moleben will be served, in thanksgiving to the holy martyr and in order to beseech his continued aid and protection throughout the coming year.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170715_1.html Moscow: First Hierarch of Russian Church Abroad travels on Pilgrimage to Russian Holy Sites http://eadiocese.org/news_170714_1.html Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-13-MHRussiapart1/58.JPG&archive=0&final_h=268&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, July 8, the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, His Eminence Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, began a pilgrimage to the holy sites of Russia. The pilgrimage was organized in conjunction with the centennial of the beginning of the godless persecution and the decennial of the Reunification of the Russian Orthodox Church with the Russian Church Abroad.&nbsp;Upon his arrival in Moscow, His Eminence prayed in Cathedral of Christ the Savior before the relics of the Holy Hierarch and Wonderworker Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, which after its time in the Russian capital will soon depart for St. Petersburg. Joined by a delegation, the Metropolitan also visited Holy Protection Monastery, where he venerated the relics of Blessed Matrona of Moscow.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170714_1.html Mission in the Dominican Republic – An Interview with Priest Rafael Martinez Gonzalez http://eadiocese.org/news_170713_1.html Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-13-domrepublic/21.JPG&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p><em>The main Orthodox church in the Dominican Republic is the Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God (</em>Misi&oacute;n de Nuestra Sra. Madre de Dios de Kazan<em>), located in the town of Sos&uacute;a. Its rector graduated university and converted to Orthodoxy in Russia, and now ministers to Russians in the Caribbean Basin.&nbsp;</em><em>Of course, the accommodations could hardly be called a church, but the local Orthodox faithful find them suitable enough. The parish was founded in 2008, and in October of the same year, during his visit to Costa Rica, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, ordained Rafael Martinez Gonzalez to the priesthood.</em></p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170713_1.html San Francisco, CA: Bishop Nicholas takes part in Celebrations in Honor of St. John of Shanghai & San Francisco http://eadiocese.org/news_170712_1.html Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-01-SFstjohn/03.jpg&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>At the invitation of Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco &amp; Western American, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, took part in the celebrations in honor of the feast day of the Holy Hierarch John, Wonderworker of Shanghai &amp; San Francisco.&nbsp;This year, the celebrations began on Friday, June 30, and continued on Saturday, July 1. In 1994, at the glorification of the Holy Hierarch John, the Council of the Russian Church Abroad adopted a resolution to hold the celebrations in honor of the saint on the nearest Saturday to the day of his repose &ndash; Saturday, July 2, 1966.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170712_1.html Howell, NJ: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of Our Lady of Tikhvin Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170711_1.html Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-09-tikhvin/01.JPG&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Saturday the 8th and Sunday the 9th of July, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan visited the Diocesan Center in Howell, NJ, for the celebrations in honor of the patronal feast day of Our Lady of Tikhvin Church. The church was built 81 years ago, and originally &ndash; before the construction of the new cathedral &ndash; had been consecrated in honor of the Holy Right-Believing Great Prince Alexander Nevsky.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170711_1.html Mayfield, PA: Double Hierarchal Liturgy for Patronal Feast of St. John the Baptist Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_170710_1.html Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-10-bnmayfield/08.JPG&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, July 7, the feast of the Nativity of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist of the Lord John, St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Mayfield, PA celebrated its patronal feast day. Celebrating Divine Liturgy on Friday morning was His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan...</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170710_1.html New York City: Bishop George of Canberra visits Eastern American Diocese http://eadiocese.org/news_170706_3.html Thu, 06 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-02-BGSynod/07.JPG&archive=0&final_h=268&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>After the ROCOR Council of Bishops completed its work in Munich, His Grace George, Bishop of Canberra (vicar of the Diocese of Australia &amp; New Zealand) paid an archpastoral visit to the Eastern American Diocese.&nbsp;On Saturday the 15th and Sunday the 16th of June, Bishop George led the divine services&nbsp;in New York City&rsquo;s Synodal Cathedral of the Sign, co-served by Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.&nbsp;Later that week, His Grace traveled to Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV, of which he had served as abbot from the time of his episcopal consecration in 2008 until his reassignment to Australia in 2014.&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170706_3.html Atlanta, GA: New Iconostasis for St. Mary of Egypt Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170705_3.html Thu, 06 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-30-atlanta/IMG_2136.JPG&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>It was with a certain sadness that the people of the church began to disassemble the old iconostasis, which had preceded the people of the church like the Holy Cross on their wanderings since the parish joined the Russian Church Abroad twenty years ago. It preceded them to two warehouses and then to the present church building and was, like the cloud and the pillar of fire in the wilderness, an inspiration and a protection from the Lord and His saints to the congregation.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170705_3.html New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_170705_2.html Wed, 05 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/07-02-synod/DSC01289.JPG&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, July 2, the feast of the Holy Apostles Jude, brother of the Lord, and the repose of the Holy Hierarch John, Wonderworker of Shanghai &amp; San Francisco, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, celebrated Divine Liturgy in New York City&rsquo;s Synodal Cathedral of the Sign.&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170705_2.html San Francisco, CA: Lecture by Matushka Maria Potapov on St. John of Shanghai & San Francisco http://eadiocese.org/news_170705_1.html Tue, 04 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/misc/potapov.jpg&archive=0&final_h=320&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On June 30 &amp; July 1, 2016 &ndash; in honor of the feast day of the Holy Hierarch John, Wonderworker of Shanghai &amp; San Francisco &ndash; Sts. Cyril &amp; Athanasius Institute for Orthodox Studies held a symposium on "Saint John &amp; His Legacy," where several lectures were read by the holy hierarch&rsquo;s spiritual children.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170705_1.html Buffalo, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Divine Services in Sts. Theodore Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170630_1.html Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-18-Buffalo/IMG_1364.JPG&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Saturday the 17th and Sunday the 18th of June, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York paid an archpastoral visit to the Church of the Holy Great-Martyrs Theodore Tyro &amp; Theodore Stratelates in Buffalo, NY. The visit was scheduled for the diaconal ordination of Subdeacon George Hammond, as well as to coincide with nearest Sunday to the feast of the Transfer of the Relics of St. Theodore Stratelates, the parish&rsquo;s patronal feast day.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170630_1.html New York City: Hierarchal Divine Service in Synodal Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_170629_2.html Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-25-MHSynod/IMG_7857.JPG&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, June 25, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City. His Eminence was co-served by Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan...</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170629_2.html Buena, NJ: Metropolitan Hilarion visits Holy Protection Skete http://eadiocese.org/news_170629_1.html Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-24-buena/15.jpg&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, June 24, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, visited Holy Protection Male Skete in Buena, NJ, and celebrated Divine Liturgy there.&nbsp;For the spiritual solace of the faithful, Metropolitan Hilarion brought with him a reliquary containing relics of particularly venerated saints: the Holy Hierarchs Nicholas of Myra in Lycia and Spyridon of Trimythous, Venerable Sergius of Radonezh and Seraphim of Sarov, the Holy Great-Martyr &amp; Healer Panteleimon, and others.&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170629_1.html East Setauket, NY: New Monastery of St. Dionysios the Areopagite Founded http://eadiocese.org/news_170627_2.html Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/misc/setauket.jpg&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, Archimandrite Maximos (Weimar) of the Brotherhood of the Holy Cross announced that the Brotherhood will be leaving its current location to establish the Brotherhood of the Holy Hieromartyr Dionysios the Areopagite. The Brotherhood recently faced a difficult decision; by choosing to remain within the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and under the omophorion of Metropolitan Hilarion, a change of residence is now necessary.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170627_2.html Jordanville, NY: Pentecost at Holy Trinity Monastery http://eadiocese.org/news_170627_1.html Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-04-jville/e02.JPG&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On June 3-6, Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY celebrated Pentecost weekend. The cathedral was festively decorated with freshly-cut saplings, some tall enough to reach the base of the dome. This very strikingly manifests the Church&rsquo;s concept of recapitulation, as the entire universe has been transfigured through Christ and brought within the purview of the Church through the power of the Holy Spirit, Who gives life to all.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170627_1.html Vineland, NJ: Holy Trinity Church celebrates Patronal Feast Day http://eadiocese.org/news_170626_1.html Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-04-vineland/02.jpg&archive=0&final_h=299&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Saturday the 3rd and Sunday the 4th of June, the great feast of the Descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles &ndash; Pentecost, Holy Trinity Church in Vineland, NJ celebrated its patronal feast day.&nbsp;The divine services Saturday evening and Sunday morning were led by parish rector Archpriest Liubo Milosevich...</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170626_1.html Jordanville, NY: Holy Trinity Seminary requests Financial Assistance in Kitchen Renovation, Expansion http://eadiocese.org/news_170625_3.html Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/misc/jville.jpg&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>Dean of Students Abbot Cyprian (Alexandrou) explains: "The current kitchen the students had was a small room, very cramped and not practical. We have broken down the wall adjoining the old kitchen to make the space larger and accommodate a larger fridge, larger counter space, an oven that the students did not have before and an area where they can sit comfortably.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170625_3.html Nanuet, NY: Brooklyn Cathedral Parishioners perform Pilgrimage to Novo-Diveevo Convent http://eadiocese.org/news_170625_2.html Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-06-novodiveevo/0001_07.jpg&archive=0&final_h=276&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, June 6, the third day of the feast of Holy Pentecost, a group of pilgrims comprised of 70 parishioners of St. John the Forerunner Cathedral in Brooklyn, NY visited Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY, roughly 30 miles from Manhattan.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170625_2.html New York City: Hierarchal Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral on Sunday of All Russian Saints http://eadiocese.org/news_170625_1.html Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-18-synod/IMG_2247.JPG&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>Upon completion of the Council of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad, His Grace George, Bishop of Canberra (vicar of the Diocese of Australia &amp; New Zealand) visited New York City. On Saturday, June 17, Bishop George and His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan (vicar of the Eastern American Diocese) prayed together at the All-Night Vigil in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, and together led the Polyeleos, while Bishop George served the remainder of the Vigil. Upon completion of the service, dinner was served.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170625_1.html New York City: Day of Orthodox Youth celebrated in Synodal Cathedral of the Sign http://eadiocese.org/news_170623_2.html Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/misc/synod.JPG&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>Eight years ago, the Russian Church Abroad established the Sunday of All Saints as the Day of Orthodox Youth. Traditionally, the divine services on this feast are sung by a youth choir. This year, on Saturday. June 10, the eve of the feast of All Saints, the male choir of St. Prince Vladimir Youth Association sang the All-Night Vigil in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170623_2.html Howell, NJ: Bishop Nicholas takes part in Graduation Ceremony at Parish Russian School http://eadiocese.org/news_170621_1.html Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/05-27-akt/DSC01066.jpg&archive=0&final_h=314&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, May 27, the parish Russian School at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ held its graduation ceremony. That day, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan visited the Diocesan Center and took part in the celebrations.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170621_1.html Buchendorf: Epistle of the Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia http://eadiocese.org/news_170620_1.html Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/misc/sobor3.jpg&archive=0&final_h=168&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>We, the hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, gathered for a Council of Bishops in the God-preserved city of Munich during the celebration of the Pentecost, in the blessed presence of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign."&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170620_1.html “The Cry of the Humbled Heart: The Ascetical Significance of the Great Canon” http://eadiocese.org/files/podcasts/prp/BpIrenei2017.mp3 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/podcasts/DSC_9845.JPG&archive=0&final_h=438&final_w=350&percent=100"><p>Title:&nbsp;&ldquo;The Cry of the Humbled Heart: The Ascetical Significance of the Great Canon&rdquo;<br /> Speaker: Bishop Irenei of Sacramento (Vicar of the Western American Diocese ROCOR)<br /> Date:&nbsp;March 21, 2017<br /> Length:&nbsp;58:58<br /> Filesize:&nbsp;43.3 MB<br /> Notes:&nbsp;Lecture presented on March 21, 2017 at the Eastern American Diocesan Lenten Retreat at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ.&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/files/podcasts/prp/BpIrenei2017.mp3 Archpriest Nikolai Artemoff: Life and Legacy of Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky) http://eadiocese.org/files/podcasts/prp/Artemoff-Lecture-Podcast.mp3 Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/podcasts/aretemoff.jpg&archive=0&final_h=346&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>Title:&nbsp;Life and Legacy of Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky)<br /> Speaker: Archpriest Nikolai Artemoff (Secretary of the German Diocese ROCOR)<br /> Date:&nbsp;October 19, 2016<br /> Length:&nbsp;1:30:22<br /> Filesize:&nbsp;65 MB<br /> Notes:&nbsp;Lecture presented on October 19, 2016 in Red Top Mountain State Park during the Autumnal Pastoral Conference of the Eastern American Diocese hosted by St. Mark of Egypt Parish in Atlanta, GA.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/files/podcasts/prp/Artemoff-Lecture-Podcast.mp3 Archim. Demetrios (Carellas): "Orthodox Spirituality: The Pharmacy of Healing for Wounded Souls" http://eadiocese.org/files/podcasts/prp/Carrellas-Lecture-Full_v1.mp3 Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/podcasts/carellas1.lg.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>Title:&nbsp;"Orthodox Spirituality: The Pharmacy of Healing for Wounded Souls"&nbsp;<br />Speaker: Archim. Demetrios (Carellas)<br />Date: <span class="auto-style208">March 25, 2014</span><br />Length:<span class="auto-style208"> 51:21</span><br />Filesize: <span class="auto-style208">34.3 MB</span><br /> Notes: <span class="auto-style208">Lecture presented on March 25, 2014 in Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, West Virginia, during the annual clergy Lenten Retreat of the Eastern American Diocese. &nbsp; &nbsp;</span> </p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/files/podcasts/prp/Carrellas-Lecture-Full_v1.mp3 Archim. Irenei (Steenberg): "A Few Reflections on Empty Churches" http://eadiocese.org/files/podcasts/prp/Fr.-Irenei-talk-2COMPLETE.mp3 Tue, 09 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/podcasts/irenei-steenberg.jpg&archive=0&final_h=450&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>Title: "A Few Reflections on Empty Churches"<br />Speaker: Archim. Irenei Steenberg<br />Date: <span class="auto-style208">April 9, 2013</span><br />Length:<span class="auto-style208"> 50:06</span><br />Filesize: <span class="auto-style208">35.2 MB</span><br /> Notes: <span class="auto-style208">Lecture presented on April 9, 2013 in Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, West Virginia, during the annual clergy Lenten Retreat of the Eastern American Diocese. &nbsp; &nbsp;</span> </p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/files/podcasts/prp/Fr.-Irenei-talk-2COMPLETE.mp3 Archim. Irenei (Steenberg): "My Heart is an Enclosed Garden:’ How to Love God in the Depths of the Heart" http://eadiocese.org/files/podcasts/prp/frireneitalk1COMPLETE.mp3 Tue, 09 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/podcasts/irenei1.lg.jpg&archive=0&final_h=160&final_w=107&percent=100"><p>Title:&nbsp;"My Heart is an Enclosed Garden:&rsquo; How to Love God in the Depths of the Heart"<br />Speaker: Archim. Irenei (Steenberg)<br />Date: <span class="auto-style208">April 9, 2013<br /></span>Length:<span class="auto-style208"> 50:45<br /></span>Filesize: <span class="auto-style208">35.4 MB<br /></span>Notes: <span class="auto-style208">Lecture presented on April 9, 2013 in Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, West Virginia, during the annual clergy Lenten Retreat of the Eastern American Diocese.</span></p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/files/podcasts/prp/frireneitalk1COMPLETE.mp3 Прот. Виктор Потапов: Он Полюбил Страдания - о жизни свят. Луки Крымского http://eadiocese.org/files/podcasts/prp/potapov-lecture-COMPLETE.mp3 Tue, 02 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/podcasts/potapov.lg.jpg&archive=0&final_h=450&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>Доклад: Он Полюбил Страдания - о жизни свят. Луки Крымского<br />Докладчик: прот. Виктор Потапов<br />Дата: 2 апреля 2013 г.<br />Продожительность: 33:22<br />Размер файла: 23.8 MB</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/files/podcasts/prp/potapov-lecture-COMPLETE.mp3