Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/ 60 Atlanta, GA: Conference "100 Years of the Russian Local Council of 1917-1918" to be held at Joy of All Who Sorrow Church http://eadiocese.org/news_171016_2.html Mon, 16 Oct 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/22308736_1599755430046350_7327149730906331399_n.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=61&percent=100"><p>On Saturday the 4th and Sunday the 5th of November, Joy of All Who Sorrow Church in Atlanta, GA will host its parish feast and a conference on the theme "100 Years of the Russian Local Council of 1917-1918." All are welcome and entry is free of charge.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_171016_2.html Directive from Metropolitan Hilarion on Providing Financial Assistance to St. Herman Youth Conference http://eadiocese.org/files/announcements/09.102.17-St.-Herman-Appeal.pdf Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=gif&relativeimage=images/logos/stherman-en.gif&archive=0&final_h=296&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>"St. Herman Conference and similar youth gatherings are a wonderful opportunity for the younger generation to better acquaint themselves with the fundamentals of their Orthodox Faith and solidify bonds of friendship with other young people in the bosom of the Mother Church. Once again in the 2017 year, we ask that you do your part to support St. Herman Conference and the spiritual well-being of our youth, via plate collection or a direction donation from the parish."</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/files/announcements/09.102.17-St.-Herman-Appeal.pdf Jordanville, NY: Registration for 2017 Diocesan Pastoral Conference is Open http://eadiocese.org/news_170906_1.html Wed, 06 Sep 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/2017/09-06-reunification/25.jpg&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>Online registration for the 2017 Pastoral Conference for clergy and matushkas of the Eastern American Diocese and Patriarchal Parishes in the USA has opened on the diocesan website. With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, the conference will be held at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY this October 23-26.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170906_1.html Prayer in the Face of Inclement Winds & Tempests at Sea http://eadiocese.org/files/resources/liturgical/augmented/Storm-Prayer.pdf Wed, 06 Sep 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/hurricane-irma-satellite.jpg&archive=0&final_h=227&final_w=300&percent=100"><div>With the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, the "Prayer in the Face of Inclement Winds &amp; Tempests at Sea" is now available in the Liturgical Resources section of the diocesan website.&nbsp;In light of the approaching Hurricane Irma, which threatens the communities of the Eastern American Diocese and has already caused major destruction in the Caribbean, rectors and abbots are asked to read this prayer at the divine services, and laity are asked to read it in their private prayers.</div></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/files/resources/liturgical/augmented/Storm-Prayer.pdf 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 Buena, NJ: Patronal Feast Day of Holy Protection Skete http://eadiocese.org/news_171016_1.html Mon, 16 Oct 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/2017/10-14-buena/DSC04413.JPG&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, October 14, the feast of the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York celebrated Divine Liturgy at Holy Protection Male Skete in Buena, NJ. Brought to the skete for the feats was an icon of the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos currently traveling around the world, which contains a piece of the omophorion of the Heavenly Queen.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_171016_1.html New York City: Patronal Feast Day of St. Sergius Church at the Synodal Headquarters http://eadiocese.org/news_171012_1.html Thu, 12 Oct 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/2017/10-08-sergiussynod/DSC04059.JPG&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Saturday the 7th and Sunday the 8th of October, the feast of the repost of Venerable Sergius, Abbot of Radonezh and Wonderworker of All Russia, St. Sergius Mission Church at the Synodal Headquarters in New York City celebrated its patronal feast day.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_171012_1.html Wayne, WV: Brethren, Pilgrims hold Annual Pilgrimage Weekend at Holy Cross Monastery http://eadiocese.org/news_171011_2.html Wed, 11 Oct 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/2017/10-01-hcmpw/DSC_0626-X3.jpg&archive=0&final_h=402&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>The annual Pilgrimage Weekend on September 30 &amp; October 1 was presided over by Metropolitan Jonah (Paffhausen) and was begun with a moleben and procession from the church to the outdoor chapel on Saturday afternoon. The All-Night Vigil for Sunday was served at the outdoor chapel by His Eminence along with monastery clergy,</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_171011_2.html Washington: Annual Fundraiser Bazaar held at St. John the Baptist Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_171011_1.html Tue, 10 Oct 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/2017/09-30-dcbazaar/14.jpg&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>Saturday, September 30, and Sunday, October 1, of this year will long be ingrained in the memories of the parishioners and friends of St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC. On these days, the annual two-day fundraiser bazaar was held.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_171011_1.html Kursk: With Hopes for Its Next Visit, People bid Farewell to Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God http://eadiocese.org/news_171005_2.html Thu, 05 Oct 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/2017/10-02-kurskfinal/9kurskicondeparture17_014_jpg.jpg&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p class="m3941817996561854377style5" style="background: white; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: black;"><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">In the early morning of Monday, October, His Eminence Herman, Metropolitan of Kursk &amp; Rylsk, celebrated Divine Liturgy before the wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God of the Sign in the city's Diocesan Cathedral of the Sign, co-served by diocesan clergy.</span></span></p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_171005_2.html Nanuet, NY: Saint Herman Youth Conference Registration Opens http://eadiocese.org/news_171005_1.html Thu, 05 Oct 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/st-hermans.jpg&archive=0&final_h=399&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>With the blessing of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America &amp; New York, the annual Saint Herman Youth Conference will be hosted by Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY and Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_171005_1.html Kursk: Bishop Nicholas participates in Divine Services in Churches of Kursk http://eadiocese.org/news_171003_2.html Tue, 03 Oct 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/2017/09-30-kursk/IMG_0074.jpg&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, September 30, Metropolitan Herman of Kursk &amp; Rylsk celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Church of the Holy Martyresses Faith, Hope, Charity &amp; Sophia in Kursk in honor of the parish&rsquo;s patronal feast day. Concelebrating with His Eminence were Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, parish rector and diocesan secretary Archpriest Andrey Ivanov, and local and visiting clergy.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_171003_2.html Albany, NY: Bishop Nicholas leads Divine Services in Nativity of the Mother of God Church http://eadiocese.org/news_171003_1.html Mon, 02 Oct 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/2017/09-17-albany/image1.JPG&archive=0&final_h=450&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Saturday the 16th and Sunday the 17th of September, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, visited Natvity of the Mother of God Church in Albany, NY, and led the divine services there. His Grace&rsquo;s visit for the celebrations were planned in conjunction with the parish&rsquo;s upcoming patronal feast day, which took place the following Thursday September 21.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_171003_1.html Kursk: Visit of Wonderworking Kursk Root Icon to Russia Continues http://eadiocese.org/news_170930_2.html Sat, 30 Sep 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/2017/09-29-kursk/IMG_9771.jpg&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Friday, September 29, the icon was taken from the Cathedral of the Sign to the several of the city&rsquo;s hospitals and medical institutions, accompanied by the delegation members and His Eminence Herman, Metropolitan of Kursk &amp; Rylsk. The icon visited children and elderly alike, some of whom used all of their strength to venerate the icon.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170930_2.html Mahopac, NY: Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal, Bishop Jerome celebrate Liturgy in New Kursk Root Hermitage http://eadiocese.org/news_170930_1.html Sat, 30 Sep 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/2017/09-24-mahopac/P9241601-X2.jpg&archive=0&final_h=450&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, September 24, the parishioners of Nativity of the Mother of God Church at the New Kursk Root Hermitage in Mahopac, NY, held their annual parish celebration, usually held on the Sunday nearest their patronal feast day &ndash; September 21. This year, the divine services were concelebrated by His Eminence Gabriel, Archbishop of Montreal &amp; Canada, and His Grace, Bishop Jerome.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170930_1.html Kursk: ROCOR Pilgrimage Delegation takes part in Divine Services on Feast of Exaltation of the Cross of the Lord http://eadiocese.org/news_170929_1.html Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=peg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/09-27-kurskexaltation/02.jpeg&archive=0&final_h=450&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On the great feast of the Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Creating Cross of the Lord, Eastern American Diocesan Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan participated in the divine services in Kursk, Russia.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170929_1.html Shchigry, Russia: Bishop Nicholas visits Diocese of Shchigry with Kursk Root Icon http://eadiocese.org/news_170927_1.html Wed, 27 Sep 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/2017/09-26-shigr/IMG_9096.jpg&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, September 26, the eve of the great feast of the Exaltation of the Precious Wood of the Live-Giving Cross of the Lord, the delegation of the Russian Church Aboard led by His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, visited the Diocese of Shchigry with the wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God, currently visiting the Kursk Oblast.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170927_1.html Kursk: ROCOR Delegation takes Part in Traditional Procession from Root Hermitage to Kursk http://eadiocese.org/news_170926_4.html Tue, 26 Sep 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/2017/09-25-kurskprocession/IMG_8993.jpg&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>Thousands of the faithful took part in the procession, carrying icons, reading akathists, and singing hymns to the Mother of God. Young and old, physically fit and infirm all walked together. Monastics from neighboring monasteries joined, along with youth from across the Diocese, who rotated carrying banners, crosses, and icons.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170926_4.html Brooklyn, NY: Patronal Feast of St. Joasaph of Belgorod Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170926_3.html Tue, 26 Sep 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/2017/09-17-brooklyn/05a.jpg&archive=0&final_h=337&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, September 17, the feast of the Finding of the Relics of the Holy Hierarch Joasaph of Belgorod, the parishioners of St. Joasaph Church in Brooklyn, NY celebrated their patronal feast day.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170926_3.html Richmond, ME: Metropolitan Hilarion performs Priestly, Diaconal Ordinations at St. Alexander Nevsky Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170926_1.html Tue, 26 Sep 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/2017/09-17-richmond/03.jpg&archive=0&final_h=451&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, September 17, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America &amp; New York, visited St. Alexander Nevsky Memorial Church in Richmond, ME, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy and performed a priestly and diaconal ordination. The visit was scheduled around the parish&rsquo;s patronal feast day, which had taken place the previous Tuesday, September 12, as well as the 30th anniversary of Archpriest Chad Williams&rsquo; service as rector.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170926_1.html Kursk: Visitation of ROCOR Hierarchs to Kursk Root Hermitage http://eadiocese.org/news_170925_1.html Mon, 25 Sep 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/2017/09-24-kursk/IMG_8250.jpg&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, September 24, the feast day of Venerable Silvanus (Silouan) of Mt. Athos, Archbishop Mark of Berlin &amp; Germany celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Kursk Root Hermitage, co-served by Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, monastery clergy, and clerics accompanying the Eastern American Diocesan vicar on his pilgrimage.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170925_1.html Kursk: Hierarchal Divine Services held at Kursk Root Hermitage & Zolotukhino Convent http://eadiocese.org/news_170923_1.html Sat, 23 Sep 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/2017/09-23-kurskliturgy/IMG_8107.jpg&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, September 23, Divine Liturgy was served at the Kursk Root Hermitage in the presence of the wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign." The service was led by Metropolitan Herman of Kursk &amp; Rylsk, co-served by Archbishop Mark of Berlin &amp; Germany, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan...</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170923_1.html Kursk: Kursk Root Icon of Mother of God begins Visit to Russia http://eadiocese.org/news_170922_1.html Fri, 22 Sep 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/2017/09-22-kursk2/IMG_7796.jpg&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Friday, September 22, a delegation of the Russian Church Aboard, led by His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, began their pilgrimage to Russia.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170922_1.html Howell, NJ: Hierarchal Services on Feast of Venerable Job of Pochaev http://eadiocese.org/news_170920_1.html Wed, 20 Sep 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/2017/09-09-bpviktor/07.JPG&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On September 10, the Orthodox Church celebrates the Finding of the Relics of Venerable Job of Pochaev, as well as the Synaxis of the Venerable Fathers of the Far Kiev Caves. On Saturday, September 9, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan visited St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ, accompanied by Bishop Victor of Artzis, vicar of the Diocese of Odessa, who is currently traveling on pilgrimage to the U.S.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170920_1.html Wayne, NJ: Bishop Nicholas leads Consecration of Water Blessing Chapel in Honor of Most Holy Theotokos http://eadiocese.org/news_170917_1.html Sun, 17 Sep 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/2017/09-16-wayne/02.jpg&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, September 16, parishioners of St. Michael the Archangel Cathedral in Paterson, NJ, led by their rector, Archpriest George Zelenin, gathered on a property in the nearby town of Wayne, where with God&rsquo;s help they hope to build a new St. Michael&rsquo;s Church.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170917_1.html Howell, NJ: Patronal Feast of St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral sees World Premier of Liturgical Composition by Kurt Sander http://eadiocese.org/news_170916_1.html Sat, 16 Sep 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/2017/09-12-lkwd/20.JPG&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>During the celebratory days of the patronal feast day of St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, and diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan visited the Diocesan Center in Howell, NJ. On Monday the 11th and Tuesday the 12th of September &ndash; the feast of the Translation of the Relics of the Holy Right-Believing Great Prince Alexander Nevsky, Metropolitan Hilarion led the All-Night Vigil and celebrated Divine Liturgy in the cathedral. Prior to the start of Vigil, the myrrh-streaming Hawaiian-Iveron Icon of the Mother of God arrived at the cathedral, and was greeted in procession by the clergy.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170916_1.html "The God-Preserved City Rejoices" – St. John the Baptist Cathedral celebrates its Patronal Feast http://eadiocese.org/news_170915_1.html Fri, 15 Sep 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/2017/09-11-dc/23.jpg&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>This year, on the feast of the Beheading of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptizer of the Lord John, the parish of St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC celebrated the 68th anniversary of its founding. It was on this day, September 11, 1949, that the Holy Hierarch John of Shanghai, visiting the American capital in order to convince the American government to help his flock on the Philippine island of Tubabao, gathered a group of faithful children of the Church Abroad and in a private home celebrated the first Divine Liturgy in the new church community he had established.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170915_1.html Jordanville, NY: Metropolitan Jonah, Bishop Jerome lead Divine Service on Pilgrimage Weekend at Holy Trinity Monastery http://eadiocese.org/news_170914_1.html Thu, 14 Sep 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/2017/09-03-laborday/04.jpg&archive=0&final_h=358&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>From Saturday the 2nd through Monday the 4th of September, Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY held its annual pilgrimage, dedicated to the feast of Venerable Job of Pochaev. This year, divine services were led by His Eminence, Metropolitan Jonah, and His Grace, Bishop Jerome.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170914_1.html McKeesport, PA: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Centennial of Holy Virgin Dormition Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170913_1.html Wed, 13 Sep 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/2017/09-03-mcport/DSC02949.jpg&archive=0&final_h=53&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, September 3, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America &amp; New York, arrived in McKeesport to lead the centennial celebrations. More than a year of planning by the 100th Anniversary Committee and the tireless efforts of the parish council and countless parishioners and friends culminated in these joyous days.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170913_1.html A New Musical Setting of the Divine Liturgy http://eadiocese.org/news_170907_1.html Thu, 07 Sep 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/sander.jpg&archive=0&final_h=401&final_w=600&percent=100"><p><em>Editor&rsquo;s note: On Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 9:30 AM, the PaTRAM Institute singers Choir, conducted by Maestro Peter Jermihov, will sing an original all-English Liturgy based on the Russian style, commissioned by the PaTRAM Institute and composed by Dr. Kurt Sander, at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.</em></p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170907_1.html New York City: On Eve of Dormition, Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_170906_2.html Tue, 05 Sep 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/2017/08-27-synod/DSC02314.JPG&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, August 27, the Forefeast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, 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, co-served by Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan...</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170906_2.html Nanuet, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Patronal Feast of Novo-Diveevo Convent http://eadiocese.org/news_170905_1.html Tue, 05 Sep 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/2017/08-28-diveevo/ead-37.JPG&archive=0&final_h=398&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Sunday the 27th and Monday the 28th of August, the clergy and faithful of Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY celebrated the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170905_1.html Howell, NJ: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy in Diocesan Cathedral on Feast of Martyrs Florus & Laurus http://eadiocese.org/news_170831_2.html Thu, 31 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/2017/08-31-florlavr/16.JPG&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Thursday, August 31, the feast of the Holy Martyrs Florus and Laurus and the Afterfeast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America &amp; New York, celebrated Divine Liturgy in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170831_2.html McKeesport, PA: Patronal Feast of Holy Dormition Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170831_1.html Thu, 31 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/2017/08-28-mckeesport/01.JPG&archive=0&final_h=402&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Monday, August 28, the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, parishioners of Holy Dormition Church in McKeesport, PA celebrated their patronal feast day.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170831_1.html Nicaragua: An Orthodox Mission on the "Black River" (Photoreport) http://eadiocese.org/news_170830_2.html Wed, 30 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/2017/08-30-nicaragua/04.JPG&archive=0&final_h=360&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>Construction continues on Holy Transfiguration Church in Nicaragua&rsquo;s Orthodox mission. The church is located in the region of R&iacute;o Negro ("Black River"), 35 miles from Managua, the nation&rsquo;s capital. Divine services there are performed by Hieromonk Marcos (Cantillano).</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170830_2.html "I Never Thought that St. Seraphim’s Camp Would Change My Life" – An Article by Anna Kropov http://eadiocese.org/news_170830_1.html Wed, 30 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/2017/08-30-kropov/01.jpg&archive=0&final_h=338&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>Back in 2008, my parents brought up Saint Seraphim Camp to me and I shot it down. I never spent more than one night away from home, and forcing me to go to some camp I had never heard of sounded ridiculous. Then it was 2009, and the day came for my parents to drop me off in the middle of the woods. I didn&rsquo;t understand why they thought it would work out. Who sends a shy 10-year-old girl to a place where she only knows two people, neither of whom is in her group?</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170830_1.html Bessemer, AL: St. John Cassian Chapel hosts Alabama Missions Conference http://eadiocese.org/news_170824_1.html Thu, 24 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/2017/07-15-alabama/DSC_5774.JPG&archive=0&final_h=402&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, July 15, with the blessing of its rector, Archimandrite Maximos (Weimar), and of Archpriest John Townsend (dean of Georgia, Alabama &amp; Mississippi), St. John Cassian Chapel in Bessemer, AL, hosted the other Alabama ROCOR missions in the first-ever Alabama Missions Conference.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170824_1.html Baltimore, MD: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Patronal Feast of Holy Transfiguration Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170821_4.html Tue, 22 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/2017/08-19-baltimore/13.JPG&archive=0&final_h=291&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, August 19, the great feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, celebrated Divine Liturgy in Holy Transfiguration Church in Baltimore, MD in honor of the parish's patronal feast day.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170821_4.html Mebane, NC: Metropolitan Hilarion performs Archpastoral Visit to Holy Trinity Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170821_5.html Wed, 23 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/2017/08-20-mebane/14.JPG&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, August 20, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Trinity Church in Mebane, NC. At Divine Liturgy, the Metropolitan was co-served by Archpriest Alexander Logunov (rector of Reigning Mother of God Church in Charlotte, NC), parish rector Abbot Gabriel (Kvasnikov)...</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170821_5.html Nanuet, NY: Novo-Diveevo Convent celebrates Transfiguration of the Lord http://eadiocese.org/news_170821_3.html Tue, 22 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/2017/08-19-diveevo/07.JPG&archive=0&final_h=398&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, August 19, the clergy, monastics, and parishioners of Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY, celebrated the great feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170821_3.html Kiev: Bishop Nicholas takes part in Celebrations honoring Third Anniversary of Enthronement of Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev & All Ukraine http://eadiocese.org/news_170821_1.html Mon, 21 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/2017/08-17-bnkiev/26.jpg&archive=0&final_h=401&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Thursday, August 17, clergy and faithful from all dioceses of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, joined by guests from abroad, gathered in the capital of Ukraine in order to congratulate His Beatitude Onufry, Metropolitan of Kiev &amp; All Ukraine, with the third anniversary of his election to the Kievan Metropolitan See. Among the guests were Eastern American Diocesan Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan and Archpriest Serafim Gan.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170821_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 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 “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 Bill Mackanic: "I Like to See Students Grow & Graduate as Better People" http://eadiocese.org/news_170929_2.html Fri, 29 Sep 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/2017/09-29-billintrvw/DSC_0910.JPG&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>In our age of technology, our enemies want us to feel down and upset, but we can&rsquo;t let them do that. We must be joyful and happy. I&rsquo;m no priest or deacon, but I know that God wants all of us to be happy. He doesn&rsquo;t want anything to stand in our way.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170929_2.html Archpriest Victor Boldewskul – "Vladyka Laurus Truly Loved the Church" http://eadiocese.org/news_170926_2.html Tue, 26 Sep 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/2017/09-26-boldewskul/01a.JPG&archive=0&final_h=379&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>When I remember Vladyka Laurus, what I remember the most important was how he truly loved the Church, how he loved the Russian Church, and how he was always measured in all things...&nbsp;Vladyka taught by example or by his short words or comments ("short" meaning concise: he did not have to say too much to guide us).&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170926_2.html "The Good Shepherd" - In Hallowed Memory of Archpriest Peter Motscharsky http://eadiocese.org/news_170830_3.html Tue, 29 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/2017/08-29-motcharsky/cover-1-of-1.JPG&archive=0&final_h=341&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, the feast of the Holy Image of the Savior "Not Made by Hands," the Eastern American Diocese prayerfully marked the 40th anniversary of the repose of Archpriest Peter Motscharsky (long-time rector of Holy Trinity Church in Astoria, NY). In honor of this anniversary, the diocesan Media Office would like to offer our readers the eulogy spoken at Fr. Peter&rsquo;s funeral, delivered by his son-in-law, Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov, and translated into English for the first time.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170830_3.html Archpriest Victor Potapov: "I Believe that the Reunification of the Church was the Result of the Prayers of St. John of Shanghai" http://eadiocese.org/news_170823_1.html Fri, 25 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/2017/08-24-potapovintrvw/04.JPG&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=600&percent=100"><p><em>Archpriest Victor Potapov is a cleric of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, rector of St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC, is well-known not only in the United States, but in Russia, as well. For over 30 years, he led spiritual broadcasts on "Voice of America" radio.</em></p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170823_1.html "In Memory of a Colleague & Friend" – On the Occasion of the Repose of Protodeacon Nikita Chakirov http://eadiocese.org/news_170821_2.html Mon, 21 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/2017/08-21-frnikita/ead-1.JPG&archive=0&final_h=524&final_w=600&percent=100"><p>On August 21, 1987, longtime cell attendant to Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) of Eastern America &amp; New York, Protodeacon Nikita Chakirov, reposed in the Lord. In honor of the 30th anniversary of the repose of this zealous laborer of the Eastern American Diocese, we offer our readers an article written in memory of Fr. Nikita by Matushka Irina Lukianov (Boston, MA).</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170821_2.html