Saint Vitus Day celebrated solemnly in Krusevac

Church of Serbia - 4/7/18 On the Eve of Saint Vitus Day, when church Lazarica celebrates its founder and protector Saint Great martyr Prince Lazar, the solemn Vigil service was celebrated, after which the slava cake was cut on the occasion of the slava of the choir of Holy Prince Lazar. The Vigil service, which was ...

Consecration of Bishop David of Priddy – British Orthodox Church

The British Orthodox Church - 31/10/17 The scheduled episcopal consecration of Father David Seeds was an historic event in the history of the British Orthodox Church. The last consecration of an Auxiliary bishop for the See of Glastonbury had been the late Bishop John (Peace) of Wirral (1923-1990), who was consecrated by Abba Seraphim in 1981 ...

10-Year Anniversary since the Ordination of Bishop David of Stobi

Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric (Autonomous Archbishopric of the Serbian Orthodox Church) - June-July - August 2017 His Eminence, Bishop David of Stobi and Administrator of Strumitsa (who was ordained into the rank of a bishop on June 17 2007), on June 18 2017 celebrated the 10-year anniversary since the ordination. On this occasion, Holy Liturgy was celebrated in ...

Registration opens for 2017 pilgrimage-conference cruise to Alaska

Sitka’s historic Archangel Michael Cathedral.

SITKA, AK [DOWOCA] - July 2016 With the blessing of His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco and the West and the support of His Grace, Bishop David of Sitka and Alaska, a pilgrimage cruise and conference-at-sea will be held September 2-9, 2017. An informational flyer is available on-line. Sailing from Seattle to explore Juneau, Sitka, Glacier Bay, and ...

Registration opens for 2017 pilgrimage-conference cruise to Alaska

SITKA, AK [DOWOCA] - July 2016 With the blessing of His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco and the West and the support of His Grace, Bishop David of Sitka and Alaska, a pilgrimage cruise and conference-at-sea will be held September 2-9, 2017. An informational flyer is available on-line. Sailing from Seattle to explore Juneau, Sitka, Glacier Bay, ...

Meeting of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches at Virgin Mary & St. Pachomius Coptic Orthodox Church

www.scooch.org - March 2016 - Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches - USA STONY POINT, NY – On Tuesday, March 15, 2016 H.G. Bishop David of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of NY & NE hosted a meeting of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches at Virgin Mary & St. Pachomius Coptic Orthodox Church. In attendance were SCOOCH ...

BISHOP OF COPTIC CHURCH VISITS REPRESENTATION OF MOSCOW PATRIARCHATE IN THE USA

On 12 December 2015, Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, administrator of the Patriarchal parishes in the USA, met with Bishop David of New York and New England, the Coptic Church. During the meeting, which took place at the Representation of the Moscow Patriarchate in New York, Bishop David expressed condolences on behalf of the Coptic Christians to ...

Diocese of Alaska Assembly emphasizes centrality of stewardship

St. Herman’s blessing cross after restoration.

Orthodox Church in America- November 2015 Clergy and lay delegates from as far as Atka Island in the Aleutian Chain, Fairbanks near the Arctic Circle, and elsewhere across the state of Alaska gathered at Saint Innocent Cathedral here November 6-8, 2015 for the annual Assembly of the Diocese of Alaska. During the opening services, which coincided with ...

Suspect in Kodiak cathedral attack in custody; donations being accepted

Fr. Innocent blesses cathedral interior before services on Thursday, June 11.

KODIAK, AK [OCA] - June 2015 A 21-year-old man apprehended leaving Holy Resurrection Cathedral here on the evening of Wednesday, June 10, 2015, has been charged with felony charges of Burglary II and three counts of Criminal Mischief III. The suspect allegedly broke a dozen windows and desecrated the altar and numerous interior appointments—including the skufia, wrought ...

Kodiak’s Holy Resurrection Cathedral vandalized

Kodiak

OCA- June 2015 At 8:19 p.m. on the evening of Wednesday, June 10, 2015, Archpriest Innocent Dresdow was startled to receive a call from Kodiak Police Dispatch.  Asked to meet police officers at Holy Resurrection Cathedral, he was told not to go into or near the church, as it was “an active crime scene.” “I arrived on ...

St. Herman’s Seminary holds 42nd Commencement Ceremony

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KODIAK, AK [OCA] - June 2015 His Grace, Bishop David of Sitka and Alaska presided at the 42nd Commencement Ceremony of Saint Herman’s Seminary here on May 10, 2015. Graduates included Deacon John Kudrin and Subdeacon Sergius Chocknok.  Subdeacon Herman Madsen and Elena Levi were awarded Readers’ Certificates. Alumni joined guests, students’ families and friends at the ceremony, ...

Bishop David meets with DC officials concerning Pebble Mine Project

OCA - WASHINGTON, DC [Diocese of Alaska] - March 2014 On February 25, 2014, His Grace Bishop David of Sitka and Alaska participated in a news conference sponsored by Creation Justice Ministries with the Bristol Bay area organizations fighting the Pebble Mine Project.  [See related story.] The group also went to the William Jefferson Clinton Building complex ...

The Episcopal Consecration of Bishop David of Sitka and Alaska

ANCHORAGE, AK [OCA] - 23/2/14 Faithful from parishes and villages across Alaska and the dioceses of the Orthodox Church in America began arriving early at the spacious Saint Innocent Cathedral here on the morning of Friday, February 21, 2014 for the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, during which Bishop-Elect David [Mahaffey] was consecrated to the ...

Pan-Orthodox magnificent slava days of togetherness and spirituality

28/10/13 South Africa Despite the heavy rains and bad weather in Johannesburg on 19 and 20 October, when the patron feast-day was celebrated, a great number of parishioners, guests and priests visited the church of Saint Thomas the Apostle.  After almost five arid and dry months in Johannesburg, we all spontaneously felt  the three-day intensive rain as a great ...