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Clearwater, FL: Matushka Marina Girard has reposed in the Lord - 06/14/19

On Wednesday, June 12, Matushka Marina Girard, (wife of Archpriest Laurence Girard; +2012), reposed in the Lord after a long and serious illness.


New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy on Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council in Synodal Cathedral - 06/12/19

On June 9, the Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York celebrated hierarchal Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


Odessa, Ukraine: Feast of Our Lady "Surety of Sinners" - 06/12/19

On Tuesday, June 11, the feast of Holy Hierarch Luke of Crimea and the Icon of the Mother of God "Surety of Sinners," Metropolitan Agathangel of Odessa & Izmail celebrated Divine Liturgy in the eponymous church in Odessa.


Jerusalem: Feast of Lord’s Ascension on Mount of Olives - 06/11/19

On Thursday, June 6, the great feast of the Ascension of the Lord, His Eminence Mark, Archbishop of Berlin & Germany, led the patronal celebrations at the Convent of the Ascension of the Lord on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.


Jordanville, NY: 2019 Holy Trinity Seminary holds Annual Commencement - 06/10/19

On June 2, the Sunday of the Blind Man, Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville, NY held its annual commencement ceremony. With God's grace, the seminary had the joy of graduating three seminarians in the Class of 2019: Milan Dragisic (Valedictorian), Milos Bozic, and Dragan Vujicic.


Ukraine: Bishop Nicholas serves in Kiev Caves Lavra on Sunday of Fathers of First Ecumenical Council - 06/09/19

On June 9, the Sunday of the Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council, His Beatitude Onufry, Metropolitan of Kiev & All Ukraine, celebrated Divine Liturgy in Dormition Cathedral of the Holy Dormition-Kiev Caves Lavra, reports the UOC’s Department of Information & Education.


New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy for Feast of Ascension in Synodal Cathedral - 06/07/19

On Thursday, June 6, the great feast of the Ascension of the Lord, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


Nashville, TN: Clergy, Faithful bid Farewell to Deacon Andre Zavalin - 06/06/19

On Monday, June 3, the clergy and faithful of Greater Nashville bade farewell to Deacon Andre Zavalin, who reposed on June 1 after a long and serious illness


Jackson, NJ: Clergy & Faithful commemorate Victims of Lienz Massacre - 06/03/19

On June 2, the Sunday of the Blind Man, the faithful gathered at St. Vladimir Cemetery in Jackson, NJ for a panihida at St. John the Baptist Chapel to commemorate the victims of Lienz.


Nashville, TN: Deacon Andrei Zavalin reposed in the Lord - 06/01/19

On Saturday, June 1, after a long and serious illness, Deacon Andrei Zavalin, cleric of St. Innocent of Moscow Mission in Nashville, TN, reposed in the Lord.


Jordanville, NY: Holy Trinity Theological Seminary holds Naming Ceremony of Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov Hall - 06/01/19

Saturday, May 25, marked the one-year anniversary of the repose of Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov, the beloved long-time pastor of St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ.


Howell, NJ: Hierarchal Liturgy in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral - 06/01/19

On May 26, the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York celebrated Divine Liturgy in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ, co-served by Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal & Canada.


Jerusalem: Bishop Nicholas leads Pilgrimage to Holy Land - 05/31/19

On Tuesday, May 28, clergy and laity of the Russian Church Abroad began their pilgrimage, organized by the parish of St. Seraphim Memorial Church in Sea Cliff, NY and led by His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.


Lewisburg, PA: St. John of Shanghai Parish purchases Land for Future Church - 05/29/19

On Monday, May 20, the parish of St. John of Shanghai & San Francisco, Wonderworker of America, formerly Holy Protection Mission, completed the purchase of land in Lewisburg, PA, which will be the home of its new church.


Howell, NJ: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Divine Services at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral on First Anniversary of Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov’s Repose - 05/29/19

On Saturday, May 25, the first anniversary of the repose of the Eastern American Diocese’s eldest cleric, Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, celebrated the Liturgy for the Departed


Nyack, NY: Parish School at Holy Protection Church completes School Year - 05/29/19

On Saturday, May 18, the parish Russian School at Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY, celebrated the completion of the 2018-2019 school year. After morning prayers, final exams and lessons were held, after which a thanksgiving moleben was served in the church.


Howell, NJ: Parish School Year concludes at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral - 05/29/19

On Saturday, May 11, a moleben was served in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ for the students and graduates of the parish Russian School, marking the end of the school year.


New York City: Conference on Translation & Hymnography in Memory of Fr. Joseph (Lambertsen) held at Synod of Bishops - 05/29/19

On Saturday, May 11, a conference on translation and hymnography held at Synod of Bishops in New York City. Dedicated to the memory of translator and hymnographer Fr. Joseph (Isaac Lambertsen) and his editor and publisher Archpriest Gregory Williams,


Jordanville, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Funeral for Lev I. Pawlinets in Holy Trinity Monastery - 05/28/19

On Tuesday, May 21, the feast of the Holy Apostle & Evangelist John the Theologian, the eldest inhabitant of the Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, Lev I. Pawlinets, reposed quietly in the hospital after a brief illness.


Coconut Creek, FL: Bishop Nicholas visits Paideia Classical Academy - 05/28/19

On Thursday, May 23, Paideia Classical Academy in Coconut Creek, FL, received an archpastoral visit from Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.


New York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Minor Patronal Feast of St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral - 05/26/19

On Wednesday, May 22, the feast of Mid-Pentecost and the Transfer of the Relics of Holy Hierarch & Wonderworker Nicholas from Myra in Lycia to Bari, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy in St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral in New York City.


Poughkeepsie, NY: Bishop Jerome celebrates Liturgy in St. Nicholas Church - 05/26/19

On Sunday, May 20, Bishop Jerome paid an archpastoral visit to St. Nicholas Church in Poughkeepsie, NY, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy. His Grace’s visit was timed in honor of the parish’s approaching patronal feast day – the Translation of the Relics of the Holy Hierarch Nicholas from Myra to Bari – May 9/22.


New York City: Hierarchal Divine Services & Jubilee Banquet in Synodal Cathedral - 05/26/19

On May 19, the Sunday of the Paralytic, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York celebrated Divine Liturgy the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, co-served by Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.


Brooklyn, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Feast of icon of the Mother of God “Inexhaustible Chalice” - 05/26/19

On Saturday, May 18, the feast of the icon of the Mother of God "Inexhaustible Chalice," Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York paid an archpastoral visit to the eponymous stavropegial metochion church in Brooklyn, NY, in honor of its patronal feast day.


Staten Island, NY: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of "Unexpected Joy" Church - 05/17/19

On Tuesday, May 14, the feast of the icon of the Mother of God "Unexpected Joy," Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to the eponymous church in Staten Island, NY


Detroit, MI: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Holy Dormition Cathedral - 05/16/19

On May 12, the Sunday of the Myrrh-bearing Women, with the blessing of His Eminence Peter, Archbishop of Chicago & Mid-America, His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, celebrated Divine Liturgy in Holy Dormition Cathedral in Ferndale (Detroit), MI.


Syracuse, NY: Bishop Luke celebrates Liturgy in Entrance of the Mother of God Church, presents Rector with Distinguished Award - 05/16/19

On May 12, the Sunday of the Holy Myrrh-bearing Women, His Grace Luke, Bishop of Syracuse, paid an archpastoral visit to the Church of the Entrance into the Temple of the Holy Virgin in Jamesville (near Syracuse), NY, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy.


Brooklyn, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Patronal Feast of Holy Myrrhbearers Church - 05/16/19

On May 12, the Sunday of the Holy Myrrh-bearing Women, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York visited Holy Myrrhbearers Church in Brooklyn, NY, and led the parish’s patronal feast day.


Nyack, NY: On Myrrhbearers Sunday, Bishop Jerome celebrates Liturgy at Holy Virgin Protection Church - 05/16/19

On May 12, the Sunday of the Holy Myrrh-bearing Women, His Grace, Bishop Jerome, paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy.


Rockaway Beach, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion pays Archpastoral Visit to Holy Evangelist Mark Mission - 05/12/19

On Wednesday, May 8, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Apostle & Evangelist Mark Mission. His Eminence celebrated Divine Liturgy for the first patronal feast day of the new mission in Rockaway Beach


Nanuet, NY: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Thomas Sunday Liturgy at Novo-Diveevo Convent - 05/08/19

On the day of Antipascha, the 2nd Sunday of Easter, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, celebrated Divine Liturgy in St. Seraphim Cathedral of Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY.


Hartford, CT: On Thomas Sunday, Bishop Jerome celebrates Liturgy of St. Mark in Holy Panteleimon Church - 05/08/19

On Thomas Sunday, May 5, His Grace, Bishop Jerome, paid an archpastoral visit to St. Panteleimon Church in Hartford, CT, where he celebrated the Divine Liturgy of the Holy Apostle Mark


New York City: Metropolitan Hilarion attends Paschal Reception at Representation of Patriarchal Parishes in USA - 05/08/19

On Monday, May 6, the traditional Paschal reception was held at St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral in New York City, hosted by His Grace Matthew, Bishop of Sourozh, interim Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, and His Excellency, Consul General of the Russian Federation Sergei K. Ovsyannikov.


The Lord’s Pascha in the Parishes & Monasteries of the Eastern American Diocese - 05/08/19

New Photographs 05/10/19 Albums with photographs of the feast of feasts – the Lord’s Pascha ‒ in the Eastern American Diocese will be published on the diocesan website


Des Plains, IL: Funeral Services for Newly Reposed Archbishop Alypy served in Holy Protection Diocesan Cathedral - 05/01/19

On Bright Tuesday, April 30, the hierarchs, clergy, and faithful of the Mid-American Diocese bade farewell to their long-time ruling hierarch, Archbishop Alypy (Gamanovich). who reposed on the feast of Christ’s Glorious Resurrection, April 28.


Jordanville, NY: Pascha in Holy Trinity Monastery - 05/01/19

On Saturday night the 27th and Sunday the 28th of April, divine services for the great feast of Christ’s Glorious Resurrection were held in Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, led by the monastery’s abbot, Bishop Luke of Syracuse. He was co-served by monastery and seminary faculty clergy.


Howell, NJ: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan pays Archpastoral Visit to St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral - 04/29/19

On Monday, April 29, the second day of Pascha, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ, where he celebrated the Paschal Divine Liturgy.


Sydney, Australia: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Paschal Services in Sts. Peter & Paul Diocesan Cathedral - 04/29/19

On Saturday the 27th and Sunday the 28th of April, the feast of the Glorious Resurrection of Christ – Pascha, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern American & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, led the festal divine services in Sts. Peter & Paul Diocesan Cathedral in Sydney, Australia.


New York City: Pascha in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign - 04/29/19

On Saturday night and early Sunday morning, April 27-28, Paschal celebrations were held in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, led by Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan


New York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Great Friday Services in Synodal Cathedral - 04/27/19

On Great Friday, April 26, when the Holy Churchremembers the holy, salvific, and terrible sufferings anddeath of our Lord Jesus Christ


Paschal Epistle of His Holiness, Patriarch Kyrill, to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monastics & All the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church - 04/27/19

On this wondrous day of great solemnity, filled with a special joy in the Lord Jesus Who has risen from the tomb, I convey my heartfelt congratulations to all of you....


Paschal Epistle of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad - 04/27/19

With profound spiritual joy in the Lord I greet you all on this jubilant, joyous night of the Matins of the Resurrection of Christ and Paschal Liturgy! I greet you on the Resurrection of Christ, the most triumphant and exultant of all holidays!


New York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Great Thursday Services in Synodal Cathedral - 04/26/19

On Great and Holy Thursday, April 25 – the commemoration of the Mystical Supper – Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan led the divine services in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


New York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Divine Services on Great & Holy Wednesday - 04/25/19

On Great and Holy Wednesday, April 24, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated the final Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts for this year in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City


New York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Divine Services for Palm Sunday in Synodal Cathedral - 04/24/19

On Sunday, April 21, the great feast of the Entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem, also known by Christians as Palm Sunday, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


Brooklyn, NY: Bishop Nicholas celebrates Lazarus Saturday Liturgy in Holy Myrrhbearers Church - 04/24/19

On Saturday, April 20, the feast of the resurrection of the Righteous Lazarus, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Myrrhbearers Church in Brooklyn, NY, and celebrated Divine Liturgy there. 


"Always Turn to our Lord & Savior!" – An Exhortation to Newly-Tonsured Monks - 04/23/19

On the night of Thursday, April 18, the eve of the 40th day of the Great Fast, the abbot of Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, Bishop Luke of Syracuse, tonsured three monks to the Lesser Schema.


Atlanta, GA: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast Day of St. Mary of Egypt Church - 04/21/19

On Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of April, the feast of Venerable Mary of Egypt, His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, paid an archpastoral visit to St. Mary of Egypt Church in Roswell (Atlanta), GA,


Columbia, SC: Myrrh-Streaming Icon "Softener of Evil Hearts" visits the Carolinas - 04/20/19

On Tuesday, April 16, the myrrh-streaming icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts" continued its visitation through the Eastern American Diocese, arriving in Columbia, SC from Atlanta, GA


New York City: Bishop Nicholas performs Sacrament of Holy Unction in Synodal Cathedral - 04/19/19

On Friday, April 19, the eve of Lazarus Saturday, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan led Matins and the sacrament of Holy Unction in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


Atlanta, GA: Bishop Nicholas leads Divine Services in Joy of All Who Sorrow Church - 04/19/19

On Friday the 12th and Saturday the 13th of April, the feast of the Laudation of the Most Holy Theotokos, His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, paid an archpastoral visit to the Church of Our Lady "Joy of All Who Sorrow" in Cumming (Atlanta), GA.


Flushing, NY: Patronal Feast Day of Holy Annunciation Church - 04/16/19

On Sunday, April 7, the great feast of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos, the eponymous church in Flushing, NY celebrated its patronal feast day


Brooklyn, NY: Faithful receive Sacrament of Holy Unction in New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia Church - 04/16/19

On April 14, the Sunday of Venerable Mary of Egpyt, the Sacrament of Holy Unction was served in the Church of the New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia in Brooklyn, NY


 

 

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