Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/ 60 Flushing, NY: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Divine Liturgy at Holy Annunciation Church http://eadiocese.org/news_180418_2.html Wed, 18 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-14-flushing/IMG-6215.JPG&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Bright Saturday, April 14, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Annunciation Church in Flushing, NY, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy. A hierarchal service is usually scheduled each year for the parish&rsquo;s patronal feast day &ndash; April 7.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180418_2.html New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in Reception marking Russian-American History Month http://eadiocese.org/news_180415_2.html Fri, 13 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-12-consulate/IMG_6967.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Thursday, April 12, an official reception was held in the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York City, honoring "Russian-American History Month" in the state of New York.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180415_2.html Buena, NJ: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Paschal Divine Liturgy in Holy Protection Skete http://eadiocese.org/news_180415_1.html Sat, 14 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-10-mhbuena/DSC08488.JPG&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 10, Bright Tuesday, the third day of Pascha, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York celebrated Divine Liturgy in Holy Protection Skete in Buena, NJ.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180415_1.html Nyack, NY: Students from Holy Virgin Protection Church’s Russian School perform Pilgrimage to Holy Trinity Monastery http://eadiocese.org/news_180414_1.html Wed, 04 Apr 2018 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/2018/03-25-nyackjville/05.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday the 24th and Sunday the 25th of March, the fifth Sunday of Great Lent, the students, teachers, and parents of the parish school of Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY performed a pilgrimage trip to Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180414_1.html Howell, NJ: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Paschal Celebrations at Diocesan Center http://eadiocese.org/news_180412_1.html Thu, 12 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-09-btmonlkwd/ead-35.JPG&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Bright Monday, April 9, Paschal celebrations were held in the administrative center of the Eastern American Diocese.&nbsp;Before the start of Divine Liturgy, the Holy Fire was brought to St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ...</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180412_1.html New York: Bishop Nicholas serves Lenten Divine Services in New York City, State http://eadiocese.org/news_180410_1.html Mon, 02 Apr 2018 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/2018/misc/29790159_10215920319430103_6532545223132708864_o.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>As the radiant feast of the Resurrection of Christ approached, Bishop Nicholas led Lenten divine services in parishes across New York City and State.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180410_1.html New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Paschal Divine Services in Synodal Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_180409_1.html Mon, 09 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-08-paschasynod/1Q1A5014.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday the 7th and Sunday the 8th of April, the feast of the Glorious Resurrection of Christ &ndash; Pascha, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern American &amp; New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, led the festal divine services 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_180409_1.html Paschal Epistle of His Holiness, Patriarch Kyrill, to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monastics & All Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church http://eadiocese.org/news_180407_3.html Sat, 07 Apr 2018 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/2018/misc/2VSN_1212-1200.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=60&percent=100"><p>From a heart filled with radiant joy in the Savior Who has risen from the tomb, I greet you all with these life-affirming words and congratulate you on the "feast of feasts" &ndash; the Lord&rsquo;s Pascha.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180407_3.html New York City: First Hierarch of Russian Church Abroad leads Great Friday in Synodal Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_180407_1.html Sat, 07 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-06-holyfrisynod/1Q1A4788.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Great Friday, April 6, when the Holy Church remembers the holy, salvific, and terrible sufferings and death of our Lord Jesus Christ, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, led the divine services in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York...</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180407_1.html New York City: Diocesan Hierarchs read Twelve Passion Gospels in Synodal Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_180406_2.html Fri, 06 Apr 2018 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/2018/misc/628A7882.JPG&archive=0&final_h=72&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>At Great Friday Matins on Thursday evening, Christ&rsquo;s Church triumphally proclaims the tidings of the sufferings and death of the God-man, divided into 12 Gospel readings, called the Passion Gospels.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180406_2.html New York City: Hierarchal Liturgy on Great Thursday in Synodal Cathedral of the Sign http://eadiocese.org/news_180406_1.html Fri, 06 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-05-hthurssynod/03.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 5, Thursday of Passion Week, the feast of the Mystical Supper, 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</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180406_1.html Nanuet, NY: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Presanctified Liturgy at Novo-Diveevo Convent http://eadiocese.org/news_180405_4.html Thu, 05 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-02-bndiveevo/DSC_0732.JPG&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On April 2, an unexpectedly snowy Monday morning, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, came to Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY to celebrate the Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180405_4.html Long Island, NY: Joint Lenten Services at St. Seraphim Memorial Church & Holy Intercession Church http://eadiocese.org/news_180405_3.html Mon, 02 Apr 2018 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/2018/03-25-seacliff/08.5.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>It was with solemnity and great spiritual enthusiasm that the joint celebration of the Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts was held in St. Seraphim Memorial Church to the Restoration of Unity with the Russian Orthodox Church in Sea Cliff, NY and the Memorial Divine Liturgy in Holy Protection Church in neighboring Glen Gove</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180405_3.html Paschal Epistle of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180405_2.html Sat, 07 Apr 2018 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/2018/misc/Attachment-1.jpeg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=60&percent=100"><p>I express my heartfelt greetings to you my brother archpastors, dear in the Lord fathers, brothers and sisters, on this holy, brightest and all-joyous day of the Resurrection of Christ, and in the name of the Three-day Risen God, the Lover of Mankind</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180405_2.html New York City: Palm Sunday in Synodal Cathedral of the Sign http://eadiocese.org/news_180405_1.html Wed, 04 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-01-synodpalm/DSC08272.JPG&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 1, the great feast of the Entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday), 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_180405_1.html Brooklyn, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Lazarus Saturday Liturgy at Inexhaustible Chalice Church http://eadiocese.org/news_180403_1.html Tue, 03 Apr 2018 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/2018/03-31-lazsatmh/13.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=67&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, March 31, the feast of the resurrection of the Righteous Lazarus, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York paid an archpastoral visit to the Metochion Church of our Lady "The Inexhaustible Chalice" in Brooklyn, NY...</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180403_1.html Nanuet, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Presanctified Liturgy at Novo-Diveevo Convent http://eadiocese.org/news_180402_1.html Mon, 02 Apr 2018 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/2018/03-30-mhdiveevo/DSC_0593.JPG&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, March 30 &ndash; the eve of Lazarus Saturday &ndash; Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY, and celebrated the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts in the convent&rsquo;s main St. Seraphim Cathedral.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180402_1.html Charlotte, NC: Metropolitan Hilarion visits "Reigning" Mother of God Church http://eadiocese.org/news_180331_2.html Fri, 30 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-18-charlotte/08.jpg&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 17-18, the Sunday of St. John Climacus, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York visited the Church of the Icon of the "Reigning" Mother of God in Charlotte, NC, and led the divine services.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180331_2.html Atlanta, GA: Metropolitan Hilarion performs Archpastoral Visit to St. Mary of Egypt Church http://eadiocese.org/news_180331_1.html Sat, 31 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-25-roswell/DSC08252.JPG&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>From Friday the 23rd to Sunday the 25th of March, the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, performed an archpastoral visit to St. Mary of Egypt Church in Roswell, GA.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180331_1.html Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan visits Russia http://eadiocese.org/news_180327_3.html Fri, 23 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-02-bnrussia/03.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>From Monday, February 26, to Friday, March 2, with the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Russia, Abroad, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan made an official trip to Russia</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180327_3.html Geneva, Switzerland: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan visits Western European Diocese http://eadiocese.org/news_180327_2.html Tue, 27 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-26-bnswitz/14.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, March 23, His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan (temporary administrator of the Western European Diocese), arrived in the Cathedral of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in Geneva, Switzerland.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180327_2.html Wayne, WV: "Softener of Evil Hearts" Icon visits Holy Cross Monastery http://eadiocese.org/news_180327_1.html Tue, 27 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-19-iconhcm/_HCM4712.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Monday, March 19, the myrrh-streaming icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts" arrived at the Hermitage of the Holy Cross in Wayne, WV. The icon has been touring in the United States, coming most recently from the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Washington, DC.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180327_1.html Brooklyn, NY: Bishop Nicholas performs Sacrament of Holy Unction in Holy Myrrhbearers Church http://eadiocese.org/news_180326_3.html Mon, 12 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-12-unctionbklyn/04.jpg&archive=0&final_h=50&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 11, the Sunday of the Cross, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan led the Sacrament of Holy Unction in Holy Myrrhbearers Church in Brooklyn, NY.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180326_3.html Paterson, NJ: Sacrament of Holy Unction in St. Michael Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_180326_2.html Mon, 26 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-26-paterson/IMG_5633.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 25, the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt, the Sacrament of Holy Unction was performed by local clergy in Holy Archangel Michael Cathedral in Paterson, NJ.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180326_2.html Resaca, GA: Pilgrimage to Glorious Ascension Monastery http://eadiocese.org/news_180326_1.html Sat, 24 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-18-resaca/DSC_00311.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>From Friday the 16th through Sunday the 18th of March, members of the Sisterhood of St. Lydia from St. John Cassian Chapel in Bessemer, AL made a Lenten pilgrimage to the Monastery of the Glorious Ascension in Resaca, GA</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180326_1.html Howell, NJ: Bishop Nicholas leads Feast of 40 Martyrs at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_180321_3.html Thu, 22 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-20-bnhowell/06.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Monday the 19th and Tuesday the 20th of March, the feast of the Forty Martyrs of Sebaste, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ, and led the divine services there.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180321_3.html Washington, DC: Blessed Days in St. John the Baptist Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_180321_2.html Wed, 21 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-18-icondc/01.JPG&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>At the conclusion of the retreat, the clergy, enriched by their interaction with their brother clergy from across the Eastern American Diocese, returned home, bringing with them the myrrh-streaming icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts" and her guardian, Sergei Fomin.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180321_2.html Brooklyn, NY: Faithful Participate in Sacrament of Holy Unction in New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia Church http://eadiocese.org/news_180321_1.html Wed, 21 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-18-unctionbklyn/01.jpg&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 18, the Sunday of St. John Climacus, the Sacrament of Holy Unction was served in the Church of the New Martyrs &amp; Confessors of Russia in Brooklyn, NY. Over 250 Orthodox Christians, including parishioners of church in Brooklyn and across New York, participated in Holy Unction.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180321_1.html Jordanville, NY: 10th Anniversary of Metropolitan Laurus’ Repose commemorated at Holy Trinity Monastery http://eadiocese.org/news_180320_3.html Tue, 20 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-16-jvillelavr/13.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the repose of the widely beloved Metropolitan Laurus (&Scaron;kurla; +2008), First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, clergy from across the United States and Canada joined Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan at Holy Trinity Monastery...</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180320_3.html Photographs of the Diocesan Lenten Clergy Retreat http://eadiocese.org/news_180320_1.html Tue, 20 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-14-confdaythree/02.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 12-14, the clergy of the Eastern American Diocese and the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA held a joint Lenten clergy retreat in the Diocesan Center at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ. We offer our readers an extended photoalbum of the retreat here.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180320_1.html Moscow: His Holiness, Patriarch Kyrill performs Memorial Litiya for Metropolitan Laurus http://eadiocese.org/news_180319_1.html Sat, 17 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-16-mhlitiyamoscow/01.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, March 16, the 10th anniversary of the repose of Metropolitan Laurus (&Scaron;kurla; (+ March 16, 2008) of Eastern America &amp; New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow &amp; All Russia, after a meeting of the Supreme Ecclesiastical Council of the Russian Orthodox Church,</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180319_1.html Bessemer, AL: Patronal Feast Day of St. John Cassian Chapel http://eadiocese.org/news_180317_2.html Fri, 16 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-11-bessemer/DSC_0757.jpg&archive=0&final_h=64&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 11, the Sunday of the Cross, St. John Cassian Chapel in Bessemer, AL was visited by Archimandrite Maximos (Weimar) of the Brotherhood of St. Dionysios the Areopagite in St. James, NY. Fr. Maximos brought with him the Brotherhood&rsquo;s relic of the True Cross for the faithful to venerate.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180317_2.html New York City: On Sunday of the Cross, Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_180317_1.html Sun, 11 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2018/03-11-crosssynod/05.JPG&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 11, the Sunday of the Cross, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern American &amp; New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, 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_180317_1.html Howell, NJ: Lenten Clergy Retreat concludes with Presanctified Liturgy http://eadiocese.org/news_180316_1.html Fri, 16 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-14-confdaythree/33.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday, March 14, the Lenten Retreat for clergy of the Eastern American Diocese and the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA concluded with the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts. In keeping with recent tradition, the retreat took place on the fourth week of Great Lent, following the Sunday of the Cross.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180316_1.html Howell, NJ: Second Day of Eastern American Diocesan Lenten Clergy Retreat http://eadiocese.org/news_180314_2.html Tue, 13 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-13-confdaytwo/17.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, March 13, the Lenten Retreat for clergy of the Eastern American Diocese continued at the Diocesan Center at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ. After a light breakfast, Retreat participants &ndash; including clergy from the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA and some minor order clergy and matushkas &ndash; gathered in the cathedral to greet the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180314_2.html Howell, NJ: Eastern American Diocesan Lenten Pastoral Retreat begins at Diocesan Center http://eadiocese.org/news_180312_3.html Mon, 12 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-12-confdayone/IMG_5336.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Monday evening, March 12, the annual Lenten Retreat for clergy of the Eastern American Diocese convened in the Diocesan Center at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ. Clergy from across the Diocese were in attendance.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180312_3.html Howell, NJ: Bishop Nikolai (Soraich), Softener of Evil Hearts Icon visit St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_180312_2.html Sun, 11 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2018/03-11-bnhowell/06.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The divine services for the Sunday of the Cross, March 10-11, were particularly eventful and joyous at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ. The services were led by His Grace, Bishop Nikolai (Soraich), and held under the aegis of the myrrh-streaming Icon of the Mother of God &ldquo;Softener of Evil Hearts.&rdquo;</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180312_2.html Hartford, CT: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Presanctified Liturgy in St. Panteleimon Church http://eadiocese.org/news_180312_1.html Sun, 11 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2018/03-09-mhhartford/IMG_3354.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, March 9, the feast of the First and Second Findings of the Head of St. John the Forerunner, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York paid an archpastoral visit to St. Panteleimon Church in Hartford, CT, where he officiated at the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180312_1.html St. James, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion blesses New Monastery of St. Dionysios the Areopagite http://eadiocese.org/news_180309_1.html Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2018/03-07-newmnstyli/28782931_10156377302859883_9096504367992799232_n.jpg&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Wednesday, March 7, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York paid an archpastoral visit to the new premises of the Monastery of St. Dionysios the Areopagite in St. James, NY. His Eminence met and spoke with the brethren, after which he served a moleben and blessed the new monastery building.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180309_1.html Rochester, NY: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Divine Liturgy in Protection of the Mother of God Church http://eadiocese.org/news_180308_1.html Thu, 08 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2018/03-04-bnrochester/04.jpg&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Since the time of Archbishop Averky (Taushev; +1976), there has been a tradition for a ruling or vicar bishop of the Eastern American Diocese to visit Protection of the Mother of God Church in Rochester, NY every years on the second Sunday of Great Lent. This tradition was continued, first by Metropolitan Laurus (+2008), and currently by His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180308_1.html Brooklyn, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy in Holy Myrrhbearers Church http://eadiocese.org/news_180305_1.html Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2018/03-04-mhbklyn/06.jpg&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 4, the Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York visited Holy Myrrhbearers Church in Brooklyn, NY, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180305_1.html Jordanville, NY: Bishop Jerome leads Triumph of Orthodoxy Services in Holy Trinity Monastery http://eadiocese.org/news_180302_2.html Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2018/02-25-bjjville/_DSC1568.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>After celebrating Divine Liturgy in Nativity of the Mother of God Church at the New Kursk Root Hermitage in Mahopac, NY on the Saturday of the Great-Martyr Theodore Tyro, His Grace, Bishop Jerome, set out for Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180302_2.html Brooklyn, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion serves Presanctified Liturgy in "Inexhaustible Chalice" Metochion Church http://eadiocese.org/news_180302_1.html Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2018/02-23-mhbrooklyn/2mhservice18_06_jpg.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Friday, February 23, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, visited Our Lady "The Inexhaustible Chalice" Metochion Church in Brooklyn, NY, and celebrated the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180302_1.html New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Funeral Services for Prince Vladimir Galitzine in Synodal Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_180301_2.html Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2018/02-26-galitzinefuneral/IMG_9320.jpg&archive=0&final_h=50&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Monday, February 26, a multitude of the faithful gathered at the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City to bid farewell to Prince Vladimir Kirillovich Galitzine, the cathedral&rsquo;s warden for over 40 years. The funeral service was led by the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180301_2.html Belyov, Russia: Schema-Archimandrite Averky (Shvetsov-Zagarsky) has Reposed in the Lord http://eadiocese.org/news_180301_1.html Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2018/03-01-zagarsky/anastasii.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, February 24, Schema-Archimandrite Averky (Shvetsov-Zagarsky), eldest cleric of the Belyov Diocese and the Nativity of the Theotokos Monastery in Anastasovo, Tula Oblast, reposed in the Lord. He was 102 years old.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180301_1.html New York City: Diocesan Archpastors lead Divine Services for Triumph of Orthodoxy in Synodal Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_180227_2.html Tue, 27 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2018/02-25-sunortho/DSC07548.JPG&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, February 25, the feast of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City was celebrated by the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America &amp; New York, co-served by diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180227_2.html New York City: Divine Services in the Synodal Cathedral on Theodore Saturday http://eadiocese.org/news_180227_1.html Tue, 27 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2018/02-24-theodoresat/02.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, February 24, the Great Lenten services were held at the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City. Hours were read and Divine Liturgy celebrated for the Saturday of the Holy Great-Martyr Theodore Tyro, officiated by Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, co-served by Synodal clergy.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180227_1.html New York City: Prince Vladimir Kirillovich Galitzine has reposed in the Lord http://eadiocese.org/news_180223_2.html Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2018/02-22-galitzine/vk_galitzine.JPG&archive=0&final_h=85&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Clean Thursday, February 22, after a difficult and lengthy illness, Prince Vladimir Kirillovich Galitzine reposed in the Lord. Prince Galitzine was a renowned dignitary in the life of the Church and Russian-American society, and for over 40 years served the Holy Church in his position as warden of 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_180223_2.html New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Forgiveness Sunday Services at Synodal Cathedral http://eadiocese.org/news_180220_7.html Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://eadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2018/misc/02.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Forgiveness Sunday, February 18, 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. Concelebrating with His Eminence were Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan and Synodal clergy.</p></div> Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad http://eadiocese.org/news_180220_7.html