September 2015 News Archives
St. Petersburg, FL: Metropolitan Hilarion visits St. Andrew’s Church and leads Patronal Feast Day - 09/01/15
On Monday, August 31, and Tuesday, September 1, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, paid an archpastoral visit to St. Andrew’s Church in St. Petersburg, FL and led the divine services on the patronal feast day of the parish, dedicated to the Holy Martyr Andrew Stratelates.
Moscow: American Choristers take part in Maestro Vladimir Gorbik’s Master Class - 09/06/15
From September 2-6, the Patriarch Tikhon Russian-American Music (PaTRAM) Institute held its first Master Class in Moscow, led by one of Russia’s foremost musical instructors – Vladimir Gorbik, lead choir director of the Moscow Metochion (Podvorye) of Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, professor of Conducting at the Moscow Conservatory...
Jordanville, NY: Annual Labor Day Celebrations in Honor of St. Job of Pochaev were held at Holy Trinity Monastery - 09/07/15
Every year in September, on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend, Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY triumphally celebrates the memory of its heavenly intercessor, Venerable Job of Pochaev. This year, the celebration of St. Job took place on September 5-7th and was led by His Grace, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.
Fontamara, Haiti: Patronal Feast of St. Moses the Black Parish - 09/10/15
On Thursday, September 10, the parish of Venerable Moses the Black (Раrоіsse Saint Moïse le Noir) in Fontamara, Haiti marked its patronal feast day. The services were led by parish rector Priest Gregoire Legouté, co-served by clerics one of ROCOR’s Orthodox Mission in Haiti.
Elizabeth, NJ: Bishop Nicholas & Diocesan Clergy concelebrate with Patriarch Irinej of Serbia - 09/11/15
On Friday, September 11, the feast day of the Beheading of St. John the Forerunner, the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Holiness Irinej, Patriarch of Serbia, visited St. George’s Serbian Church in Elizabeth, NJ as part of his visit to the U.S. Hierarchs, clergy, parishioners, and guests came out to greet the Patriarch.
Washington, DC: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Patronal Feast Day of St. John the Baptist Cathedral - 09/11/15
On Thursday the 10th and Friday the 11th of September, the All-Night Vigil and Divine Liturgy were served in St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC in honor of the parish’s patronal feast day – the Beheading of the Holy Prophet and Forerunner of the Lord John.
Howell, NJ: Metropolitan Jonah & Bishop Nicholas lead Patronal Feast of St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral - 09/12/15
On Friday the 11th and Saturday the 12th of September, festivities were held at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ in honor of the church’s Heavenly patron. On September 11, prior to the start of the All-Night Vigil, Bishop Nicholas accompanied the wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God to the cathedral.
Lewisburg, PA: Holy Protection Mission opens as First Orthodox Church in Union County - 09/13/15
The start of a new mission parish of the Eastern American Diocese in an area previously without an Orthodox church is a real blessing to faithful families and those interested in Orthodoxy in Central Pennsylvania. The new Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God Mission Parish in Lewisburg, PA began services with a Divine Liturgy...
Jordanville, NY: Holy Trinity Seminary starts a New School Year - 09/14/15
September 14, the first day of the liturgical year, is also the first day of school at the Holy Trinity Seminary. After morning’s Liturgy, a moleben was served for the start of a new school year and Assistant Dean Fr. Ephraim Willmarth spoke to the students about the upcoming school year.
Brooklyn, NY: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of St. Joasaph of Belgorod Church - 09/17/15
On Thursday, September 17, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, visited St. Joasaph of Belgorod Church in Brooklyn, NY, on the occasion of its patronal feast day. His Grace celebrated the Divine Liturgy, co-served by clerics of the Brooklyn churches...
Nyack, NY: Parish School at Holy Protection Church begins New School Year - 09/19/15
On the bright, sunny morning of Saturday, September 19, the parish school at Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY began the new school year. A moleben was served in the church, after which parish rector and school principal Archpriest Ilya Gorsky addressed the students, teachers, parents, and grandparents..
Howell, NJ: Nevsky’s Books Launches New Online Store - 09/20/15
With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, a new website has been launched for Nevsky’s Books. Located at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ, the bookstore has served the local Orthodox community in central New Jersey for over a decade.
Mahopac, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion performs Priestly & Diaconal Ordination at New Kursk Root Hermitage - 09/20/15
On Sunday, September 20, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, paid an archpastoral visit to the Nativity of the Mother of God Church at the New Kursk Root Hermitage in Mahopac, NY, and celebrated the Divine Liturgy...
Jordanville, NY: Holy Trinity Seminary Professor Dr. Elena Nelson participates in 2015 American Councils Summer Russian Language Teachers Program in Russia - 09/23/15
This summer professor Elena Nelson was awarded a prestigious Fulbright-Hays fellowship from the U.S. Department of Education to participate in the 2015 American Councils Summer Russian Language Teachers Program in Russia.
Methuen, MA: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Patronal Feast Day of St. Xenia Church - 09/24/15
On Wednesday the 23rd and Thursday the 24th of September, the feast of the glorification of Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg, His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, performed an archpastoral visit to Methuen, MA, and led the divine services for the patronal feast day of St. Xenia Church.
Howell, NJ: New School Year begins at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral’s Russian School - 09/26/15
On Saturday, September 26, the new school year began for students and teachers at the Russian Parish School at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ. The Parish School in Howell (then Lakewood) was founded in 1941...
Setauket, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion led the Patronal Feast Day of the Brotherhood of the Holy Cross - 09/27/15
On Sunday, September 27, the great feast of the Exaltation of the Cross of the Lord, His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, performed an archpastoral visit to the Brotherhood of the Holy Cross in East Setauket, NY, and led the monastery’s patronal feast day.
Wayne, WV: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Annual Pilgrimage at Holy Cross Monastery - 09/27/15
Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV began the celebration of its patronal feast day on Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th of September – the great feast of the Exaltation of the Precious & Life-giving Cross of the Lord.