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December 2018 News Archives
Moscow: Holy Synod confirms Election of Archimandrite Luke (Murianka) as Bishop of Syracuse - 12/31/18

On Friday, December 28, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church made the following decision regarding the election of Archimandrite Luke (Murianka) as Bishop of Syracuse:


Howell, NJ: Hierarchal Divine Services in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral - 12/30/18

On the great feast of the Entry of the Theotokos to the Temple, Tuesday, December 4, with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, divine services in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ...


Albany, NY: St Herman Youth Conference continues in Nativity of the Mother of God Church - 12/28/18

On Tuesday, December 25, the feast of Venerable Herman of Alaska, clergy and participants of the annual St. Herman Youth Conference gathered in Nativity of the Mother of God Church in Albany, NY to commemorate the feast of the Enlightener of Alaska.


Stratford, CT: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of St. Nicholas Church - 12/26/18

On Wednesday, December 19, the feast of the Holy Hierarch & Wonderworker Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to St. Nicholas Church in Stratford, CT, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy for the parish's patronal feast day. 


North Ft. Myers, FL: The Monastery in the Sunshine State - 12/26/18

It is deep autumn, and the palm leaves are bright green. But even the "greenery" in Fort Myers comes in many colors, because of the wide variety of palms not to be found anywhere else in Florida. That is even the city’s nickname: "City of Palms."


Albany, NY: Nativity of the Mother of God Parish hosts St. Herman Youth Conference - 12/25/18

On a snowy Monday morning, December 24, the annual St. Herman Youth Conference opened in Nativity of the Mother of God Church in Albany, NY.


Howell, NJ: Metropolitan Jonah celebrates Liturgy in Diocesan Center, sung by Holy Trinity Seminary Choir - 12/24/18

On Saturday the 15th and Sunday the 16th of December, Metropolitan Jonah (Paffhausen; former Primate of the Orthodox Church in America) paid an archpastoral visit to St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ, where he led the resurrectional divine services.


Lenoir City, TN: Metropolitan Hilarion visits St. Nektarios Church - 12/22/18

Saturday the 24th and Sunday the 25th of November brought great joy to St. Nektarios parish in Lenoir City, TN, as the community welcomed the First Hierarch of the Russia Church Abroad – Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York.


New York City: Hierarchal Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral on Feast of Prophet Zephaniah - 12/20/18

On Sunday, December 16, when the Holy Church celebrates the feast day of the Holy Prophet Zephaniah and Venerable Sabbas of Storozhi (Zvenigorod), the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


New York City: First Hierarch of Russian Church Abroad leads Patronal Feast of Synodal Cathedral - 12/18/18

On Monday, December 10, festal Liturgy in the cathedral was celebrated by the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York.


Washington, DC: Second Priest transfers from ACROD to Eastern American Diocese - 12/16/18

On October 15, Fr. Mark Tyson, formerly of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese (ACROD), a jurisdiction of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in America, was received into the jurisdiction of the Eastern American Diocese ROCOR


New York City: Hierarchal Services on Feast of St. Innocent of Irkutsk, Eve of Patronal Feast held in Synodal Cathedral - 12/16/18

On Sunday, December 9, the feast day of the Holy Hierarch Innocent of Irkutsk, Apostle to Siberia & Alaska, and upon completion of the work of the ROCOR Synod of Bishops at the Synodal Headquarters, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


Syracuse, NY: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of Entrance into the Temple of the Holy Virgin Church - 12/11/18

On Tuesday, December 4 – the great feast of the Entry into the Temple of the Most Holy Theotokos – Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to the Church of the Entrance into the Temple of the Holy Virgin...


Mayfield, PA: Bishop George celebrates Liturgy in St. John the Baptist Cathedral - 12/09/18

On Sunday, December 2, His Grace George, Bishop of Canberra, paid an archpastoral visit to St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Mayfield, PA, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy.


New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral for Feast of Entry into the Temple of the Most Holy Theotokos - 12/09/18

On Tuesday, December 4 – the great feast of the Entry into the Temple of the Most Holt Theotokos – the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


Washington, DC: Protectress of the Russian Diaspora visits U.S. Capital - 12/06/18

Over the course of nine days – November 21-30 – the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God, one of the most ancient holy icons of the Russian Orthodox Church (1295 A.D.) visited St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC. 


New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral, presents New Portrait of Bishop Gregory (Grabbe) - 12/03/18

On Sunday, December 2, when the Orthodox Church celebrates the memory of the Holy Prophet Obadiah and the Holy Hierarch Philaret, Metropolitan of Moscow, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City .


 

 

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