Sermon by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Upon Entrusting the Episcopal Staff to Newly-Consecrated Bishop Luke of Syracuse

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 14/2/19 Your Grace Bishop Luke, Beloved in the Lord Brother of Mine,  Both of This Monastery and Now In Archpastoral Service: I extend my heartfelt congratulations on your receiving the great grace of episcopacy. Grand and joyous is this feast day not ...

CELEBRATION OF THE COMMEMORATION OF ST. JAMES THE BROTHER OF GOD AND FIRST HIERACH OF JERUSALEM AT PHANAR

Jerusalem Patriarchate - 26/10/18 The Patriarchal Representative of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem in Constantinople sent the following message on the celebration of the commemoration of St. James the Brother of God and First Hierarch of Jerusalem (new calendar), which was officiated by His All-holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew; “Speech of His All-holiness after Vespers He officiated at ...

Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Execution of the Holy Romanov Family takes place in Russia

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MAKSACHUK EKATERINA PAVLOVNA (Delegate of Moscow & All Russia) - OCP News Service - 17/7/18 Moscow-Russia: July 17th of 2018 marks the 100th Anniversary (July 1918- July 2018) of the execution of St. Tsar Nicholas II and his family (the Romanovs).  St. Tsar Nicholas II was the last ruler of Russia. He and his family were ...

EPISTLE of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, on the 100th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of the Righteous Royal Passion-Bearers

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 17/7/18 To My Eminent Brother Archpastors, Honorable Fathers, Dear Brothers and Sisters: The 20th century was a difficult time for Orthodox Christians on the territory of the Russian Empire, which became the USSR after the Great War, the October Revolution ...

Holy Trinity Monastery prayerfully marks the 10th anniversary of the repose of Metropolitan Laurus of blessed memory

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 25/3/18 On Friday, March 16, 2018, the 10th anniversary of the death of Metropolitan Laurus of blessed memory, His Grace Bishop Nicholas prayed during morning services at the cathedral of Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, then officiated at the ...

Looking Toward Unity: How the Russian Church Abroad Viewed the Patriarchate of Moscow, 1927-2007

Deacon Andrei Psarev - ROCOR Studies- 28/1/18 362In 1920 the Russian refugee bishops established the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR), also known as the Russian Church Abroad. In 1927 this church renounced subordination to the Church in Russia (also known as the Moscow Patriarchate). On May 17, 2007, representatives of both churches concelebrated Divine ...

Epistle of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, On the 150th Anniversary of the Consecration of Elevation of the Holy Cross Cathedral in Geneva

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 26/9/17 From the Editors: On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, the feast day of the Elevation of the Holy Cross of the Lord, the 150th anniversary of the cathedral in Geneva dedicated to that holiday will be celebrated. EPISTLE of His Eminence ...

Photo-Report on Feast-Day Celebrations at St John the Baptist Cathedral in the Nation’s Capital

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 14/9/17 On Sunday, September 10, 2017, the eve of the feast day of St John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of ...

MONUMENT TO 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF MP-ROCOR REUNION CONSECRATED AT CHRIST THE SAVIOR CATHEDRAL

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  Photo: Patriarchia.ru   Pravoslavie.ru - 21/6/17 After serving the Divine Liturgy at Christ the Savior Cathedral on Sunday, June 18, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia consecrated the new monument “Reunification,” dedicated to the signing of the Act of Canonical Communion between the Moscow Patriarchate and the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, reports Patriarchia.ru. ...

St John the Russian Parish in Ipswich, MA, Hosts a Missionary Event Drawing 300 People (Photo-Report)

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 31/12/16 With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, the Orthodox Church of St John the Russian in Ipswich, MA, hosted its 6th ...

Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan Celebrates Divine Liturgy at the First-Hierarchal Church in Brighton Beach, NY

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 27/12/16 On Saturday, December 24, 2016, the feast day of St Daniel the Stylite, His Grace Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Icon of the Mother of god "Inexhaustible Cup" at the First ...

Mitred Protopriest Peter Burlakov Reposes in the Lord

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia- July 2016 Memory Eternal  On Wednesday, July 6, 2016, the feast day of the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God, Mitred Protopriest Peter Burlakov reposed in the Lord. He was a long-time cleric of the Mid-American Diocese, serving in St ...

Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York Sends Namesday Greetings to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia- May 2016 To His Holiness Patriarch KIRILL of Moscow and All-Russia Your Holiness: CHRIST IS RISEN! I congratulate Your Holiness on your namesday in unity of faith and in united spirit of love, and, glorifying together with you the Three-Day Resurrected Savior of the ...

On 8th Anniversary of Metropolitan Laurus’ Repose, Eastern American Diocese celebrates Memory of Former First Hierarch

Eastern American Diocese (ROCOR) - March 2016 Clean Wednesday, March 16, marked the eighth anniversary of the sudden repose of His Eminence Laurus, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad. Having participated in all of the divine services on the first week of Great Lent, the 80-year-old Metropolitan peacefully reposed ...

A Book of Sermons and Articles by Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) of Blessed Memory is published in Serbia

ROCOR- November 2015 A Serbian-language book on the sermons and articles of Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) of blessed memory was just published by the Rukumija Monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church with the title "A Voice Crying Out in the Wilderness." This year marks the 30th anniversary of the repose of the First Hierarch of the Russian ...

Paschal Epistle of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York – First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad

April 2015 Most Reverend Archpastors and brethren, most honored fathers and concelebrants, monastics, beloved brethren and sisters in Christ, parishioners and worshippers of our Church scattered throughout the whole world: Christ is Risen! Truly, these age-old holy words which we exchanged with one another at the time of the Pascha of the Lord resonate with great joy in the hearts ...

Christmas Epistle of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York – First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad

January 2015 - ROCOR Most Reverend fellow archpastors, most honorable fathers–concelebrants, reverent diaconate in Christ, beloved in the Lord monastics, laboring in our monasteries; brothers and sisters, faithful children of the Russian Church Abroad, spread as God’s grains of wheat across the face of the entire earth! From the depth of my heart, filled with joy, I ...

30th Anniversary of the Episcopal Consecration of the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad held at the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign”

On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, the feast day of the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign" and the 30th anniversary of his episcopal consecration, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Synodal Cathedral ...

A Regular Session of the Synod of Bishops is Convening at the Residence of the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad

ROCOR - December 2014 On Tuesday, December 9, 2014 , the feast day of St Innokenty of Irkutsk, following Divine Liturgy at St Sergius Chapel at the Synodal Residence in New York, a regular session of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia commenced. This meeting coincides with the celebration of the ...

The Synodal Cathedral Choir Will Honor the Memory of Alexander Grechaninoff

ROCOR - October 2014 Buy tickets here: With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, the Synodal Cathedral Choir will perform a concert of the liturgical and lay music of composer Alexander Tikhonovich Grechaninoff. The event marks the 150th anniversary ...

Commemorative Book to be Printed in Honor of 30th Anniversary of Episcopal Consecration of Russian Church Abroad’s First Hierarch

ROCOR- July 2014 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the episcopal consecration of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad and Ruling Bishop of the Eastern American Diocese. On the feast day of the Protectress of the Russian Diaspora, December 10, 1984, Archimandrite Hilarion was consecrated ...