Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/ 60 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 Priest George Temidis: "I Always Feel Russian, Wherever I Am" http://eadiocese.org/news_170706_1.html Fri, 07 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/2017/07-06-temidis/Moscow-Aug2016.JPG&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p><em>When "Yura" started kindergarten, he knew only three phrases in English, which was not rare for the families of Russian &eacute;migr&eacute;s, who tried to delay the assimilation of their children. Even today, you will find Americans who speak flawless Russian. Long Island was home to one of the many post-WWII Russian communities which pooled their money one penny at a time to build their own modest churches in neighborhoods with large mansions, among which are St. Seraphim and Holy Intercession Churches.</em></p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170706_1.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 Atlanta, GA: Summer Camp at St. Mary of Egypt Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170701_1.html Sat, 01 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/2017/06-23-Atlanta/08.jpg&archive=0&final_h=225&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>The week of June 19-23 marked the tenth anniversary of summer camp for children, aged 4-16, at St. Mary of Egypt Church in Roswell (Atlanta), GA.&nbsp;This year, over 20 children participated in the study of worship in church and private prayer. The mornings, beginning with prayers at 9:30 AM, were filled with study about prayer, taught by the teachers and priests of the church</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170701_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 Ipswich, MA: Metropolitan Jonah leads 40th Anniversary Celebration of St. John the Russian Church, Ordination of Archpriest Spyridon Schneider http://eadiocese.org/news_170617_1.html Sat, 17 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/2017/06-17-ispwich/05.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday the 9th and Saturday the 10th of June, His Eminence, Metropolitan Jonah, led the All-Night Vigil and celebrated Divine Liturgy in St. John the Russian Church in Ipswich, MA. The services were held in honor of the 40th anniversary of the parish&rsquo;s founding, as well as of the ordination of its rector, Archpriest Spyridon Schneider.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170617_1.html Brooklyn, NY: School Year at St. John of Kronstadt Parish School Ends http://eadiocese.org/news_170615_1.html Thu, 15 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/2017/06-10-bklynschool/bklyn-12.jpg&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, June 10, students and teachers at St. John of Kronstadt Parish School at Holy Myrrhbearers Church in Brooklyn, NY marked the end of another school year. After a thanksgiving moleben, the graduation ceremony took place, during which twenty-eight children aged 4-13 received their report cards, notes of thanks, and commemorative gifts.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170615_1.html Archpriest Serafim Gan: "Vladyka Laurus accepted everything as a gift from God" http://eadiocese.org/news_170614_1.html Wed, 14 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/2017/06-14-gan/lavr2.jpg&archive=0&final_h=560&final_w=400&percent=100"><p><em>Archpriest Serafim Gan, personal secretary of the present First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, and of his predecessor, His Eminence, Metropolitan Laurus, never suspected the role he was to play in the process of reestablishing the lost unity within the Russian Church....&nbsp;</em><em>His interview from 2010 is republished in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Act of Canonical Communion.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170614_1.html Beltsville, MD: Holy Apostles Church attacked by Vandals http://eadiocese.org/news_170613_2.html Tue, 13 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/beltsville3.jpg&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>Holy Apostles Church in Beltsville, MD, has recently undergone $40,000 repairs and repainting. This work was made possible only through donations and historic presentation grants. But, on the night of April 19 last, vandals sprayed the exterior of the chapel with orange paint and, thus, spoiled the historic brickwork.&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170613_2.html New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion heads Reception in Honor of Artist & Sculptor Mikhail Zviagin http://eadiocese.org/news_170613_1.html Tue, 13 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/yuriy.JPG&archive=0&final_h=241&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, May 14, a celebratory reception in honor of distinguished artist and sculptor Mikhail L. Zviagin was held at the Synodal Headquarters of the Russian Church Abroad in New York City. Through the Northern Cross Society, the sculptor presented ROCOR with a bronze bust of Alexander Pushkin.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170613_1.html Summerville, SC: Metropolitan Hilarion visits Sts. Cyril & Methodius Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170612_3.html Sun, 11 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/2017/05-21-summerville/12.jpg&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st of May, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America &amp; New York, paid an archpastoral visit to Sts. Cyril &amp; Methodius Church in Summerville, SC. The visit was scheduled for the priestly ordination of Deacon Daniel Gregoire, as well as to coincide with nearest Sunday to the feast of the holy Equals-of-the-Apostles Cyril &amp; Methodius, Teachers of the Slavs, the parish&rsquo;s patronal feast day.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170612_3.html Moscow: Patriarchal Greeting to the Council of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170612_2.html Mon, 12 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/sobor4.jpg&archive=0&final_h=257&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>Beloved in the Lord Metropolitan Hilarion, Eminent Archpastors!&nbsp;I sincere greet all of you, the hierarchs of the Russian Diaspora, who have gathered in Munich to convene a Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.&nbsp;It is significant that your gathering is held on the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Act of Canonical Communion, an event of great historic breadth, which put an end to the long division of the Russian nation incurred by the tragic troubles in our Fatherland 100 years ago.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170612_2.html Mebane, NC: Holy Trinity Parish celebrates Patronal Feast Day http://eadiocese.org/news_170612_1.html Mon, 12 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-mebane/13.jpg&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, June 4, the great feast of the Descent of the Holy Spirit &ndash; Pentecost, the parish community of Holy Trinity Church in Mebane, NC celebrated its patronal feast day.&nbsp;The divine service, which was led by parish rector Abbot Gabriel (Kvasnikov), concluded with a procession around the church.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170612_1.html "The Unifier: St. John of Shanghai & San Francisco:" A Talk by Archpriest Victor Potapov http://eadiocese.org/news_170608_1.html Thu, 08 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/IMG_20170526_101008.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, May 26, Archpriest Victor Potapov (member of the Diocesan Council, rector of St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC) delivered a talk on the life and legacy of the Holy Hierarch John of Shanghai &amp; San Francisco at a conference at Moscow&rsquo;s Sretensky Monastery...</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170608_1.html Nyack, NY: Holy Virgin Protection Church constructs, consecrates New Reliquary http://eadiocese.org/news_170607_1.html Wed, 07 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/2017/06-07-nyackrelics/106_IMG_0073.JPG&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>This year, the clergy and parishioners of Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY came together to design and build a new reliquary, needed to contain all of the individual relics of the holy saints that had been donated throughout the life of the parish.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170607_1.html Jordanville, NY: 69th Annual Commencement of Holy Trinity Seminary http://eadiocese.org/news_170605_1.html Sat, 03 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="2" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-05-jvillegrad/07.JPG&archive=0&final_h=61&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Another school year at Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville, NY has been successfully completed, and on Sunday, May 28, the seminary celebrated its 69th Annual Commencement with a Thanksgiving Moleben, commencement exercises, and a reception.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170605_1.html Kiev: First Hierarch of Russian Church Abroad travels to Ukraine http://eadiocese.org/news_170531_3.html Wed, 31 May 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/2017/05-28-mhkiev/007-11.jpg&archive=0&final_h=267&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>At the invitation of the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church &ndash; Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev &amp; All Ukraine, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York has been visiting Ukraine.&nbsp;On Saturday, May 27, the feast day of Venerable Nikita the Recluse, Bishop of Novgorod, Metropolitan Hilarion celebrated Divine Liturgy in Annunciation Church in the Far Caves of the Kiev Caves Lavra.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170531_3.html Moscow: Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in Consecration of Church of the Resurrection of Christ & Holy New Martyrs http://eadiocese.org/news_170531_2.html Wed, 31 May 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/sobor1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=266&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On Thursday, May 25, the great feast of the Ascension of the Lord, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York took part in the great consecration of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and the Holy New Martyrs &amp; Confessors of the Russian Church in Moscow&rsquo;s Sretensky Stavropegial Monastery, led by His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow &amp; All Russia.&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170531_2.html Poughkeepsie, NY: Bishop Jerome celebrates Divine Liturgy in St. Nicholas Church http://eadiocese.org/news_170531_1.html Wed, 31 May 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/2017/05-21-poughkeepsie/P5214028.jpg&archive=0&final_h=232&final_w=400&percent=100"><p>On May 21, the Sunday of the Blind Man, His Grace, Bishop Jerome, paid an archpastoral visit to St. Nicholas Church in Poughkeepsie, NY, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy. After the greeting of the archpastor by the parish warden and rector &ndash; Archpriest Alexander Donchenko &ndash; Liturgy began.&nbsp;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170531_1.html Howell, NJ: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy for Leavetaking of Pascha in St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_170526_2.html Fri, 26 May 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/2017/05-24-BNotdaniye/06.JPG&archive=0&final_h=214&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday, May 24, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy for the feast of the Leavetaking of Pascha in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170526_2.html Howell, NJ: On Feast of Holy Apostle Simon the Zealot, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrates Liturgy at Diocesan Center http://eadiocese.org/news_170526_1.html Fri, 26 May 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/2017/05-23-lkwd/DSC00765.JPG&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, May 23, the feast day of the Holy Apostle Simon the Zealot, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan visited the Eastern American Diocesan Center in Howell, NJ, and celebrated Divine Liturgy in Our Lady of Tikhvin Church.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170526_1.html New York City: Russian Mt. Athos Institute’s Archeographical Group visits USA http://eadiocese.org/news_170525_1.html Thu, 25 May 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/2017/05-15-athosdelegation/IMG_9157.JPG&archive=0&final_h=400&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Monday, May 15, the Russian Mt. Athos Institute&rsquo;s archeographical group &ndash; headed by its director, V.I. Pirogov, and academic director, D.V. Zubov &ndash; visited arrived in the United States. Deacon Andrei Psarev, professor at Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville, NY, assisted the delegation in its work.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_170525_1.html