His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion

150th-Anniversary Celebrations at Elevation of the Holy Cross Cathedral in Geneva

October 2, 2017 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 2/10/17 The 150th anniversary of the founding of the Cathedral of the Elevation of the Holy Cross in Geneva, Switzerland, was celebrated on September 26-27, 2017. Tuesday’s all-night vigil included the Rite of the Elevation of the Holy […]

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

September 14, 2017 Featured
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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 […]

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The 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Archimandrite Antonin (Kapustin) is Celebrated on the Mount of Olives

August 28, 2017 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 28/8/17 August 25, 2017, was the 200th anniversary of the birth of Archimandrite Antonin (Kapustin), Chief of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, one of the great builders in the Holy Land. Through his fervent efforts, the unique […]

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A Session of the Council of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad Opens in Munich

June 12, 2017 News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 12/6/17 On Friday, June 9, 2017, the feast day of St John the Russian, His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany celebrated Divine Liturgy at St Elizabeth Convent in Buchendorf, Germany. Praying at the service were archpastors […]

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A Delegation of the Russian Church Abroad Meets with President Putin

May 27, 2017 News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 27/5/17 On May 25, 2017, the feast of the Ascension of the Lord, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia performed the rite of the great consecration of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and […]

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RIGHT HAND OF GRAND DUCHESS ELIZABETH THE NEW MARTYR TO BE BROUGHT FROM NYC TO ST. PETERSBURG

April 24, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 24/4/17 A reliquary with the right hand of the venerable Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna will be brought to St. Petersburg from May 5 to 11, from the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russian Synodal Cathedral “Of the Sign” in New York, reports the press service of the St. Petersburg Diocese. The relic is […]

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NEW WESTERN RITE MONASTERY PLANNED FOR LOUISIANA

January 26, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 26/1/17 With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, plans are underway to open a new Western Rite monastery in Louisiana. As Archpriest Mark Rowe, Dean of ROCOR Western Rite communities, writes, the monastery will be in the Benedictine tradition, under the patronage […]

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

January 4, 2017 Featured News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 4/1/17 Moved by the most profound feelings of fraternal love and joy for the Savior of the World born in Bethlehem, I congratulate the archpastors, clergymen, monastics and all the faithful flock of the Russian Church Abroad on […]

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

December 31, 2016 News

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 […]

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Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York Leads Divine Liturgy at the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady “Of The Sign” and Reports on Renovation Efforts

October 19, 2016 Featured News
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Official website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 19/10/16 On Sunday, October 16, 2016, the feast day of Holy Hieromartyr Dionysios the Areopagite of Athens, Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” in New York by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion […]

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The First Hierarch Celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Icon of the Mother of God “Inexhaustible Cup” in Brooklyn, NY

September 3, 2016 Featured News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – September 2016 On August 26, 2016, the Apodosis of the Transfiguration of the Lord, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, celebrated Divine Liturgy at […]

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Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk visits Serbian Patriarch

September 1, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – September 2016 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received in audience His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Russian Orthodox Church at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 30 August 2016. The audience was attended by members of the Holy Synod of […]

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The Russian Church Abroad Will Mark the 80th Anniversary of the Repose of Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky) of Kiev and Galicia of Blessed Memory

August 11, 2016 Featured News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – August 2016 During a session of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia held on June 30-July 1, 2016, in San Francisco, CA, under the chairmanship of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern […]

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Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York Visits Perm Diocese

July 30, 2016 Featured News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – July 2016 On July 26, 2016, the vessel “Alexander Suvorov” brought a group of American and Australian pilgrims led by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside […]

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Patriarch Kirill celebrates liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka

July 28, 2016 Featured News

www.mospat.ru – July 2016 On June 24, 2016, the commemoration day of the Holy Princess Olga Equal-to-the-Apostles, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Moscow church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka. His Holiness was assisted by a great assembly of bishops and clergy including […]

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Mitred Protopriest Peter Burlakov Reposes in the Lord

July 11, 2016 Featured News

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 […]

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Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York Attendss the Australian Premier of Zabaikalsky Odyssey

February 21, 2016 Featured News

Russian Orthodox Church Abroad – 21/2/16 On Friday evening, February 12, 2016, Russians began gathering at Event Cinema in Westfield Center in Burwood, Sydney, Australia, to view the documentary Zabaikalsky Odyssey. This film premiered last December in Moscow’s Solzhenitsyn House of the Russian Diaspora. The film covers contemporary problems facing Russians in general and those in […]

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The ROCOR German Diocese celebrates the 35th anniversary of the episcopal consecration of His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany

December 16, 2015 Featured News

ROCOR- December 2015 The commemoration of two great saints always falls on November 30. One of them is St Gregory the Neo-Caesarian, the other, a great hesychast (ascetic devoted to the Jesus Prayer), St Paisios Velichkovsky. It is no accident that on the feast day of these two holy men is also the 35th anniversary […]

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The Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” is Brought to Kamensk-Uralsky

October 11, 2015 Featured News

October 2015 – ROCOR Some three hundred residents of the city of Kamensk gathered at Holy Trinity Cathedral to greet the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign,” one of Russia’s great holy icons. The miracle-working image of the Mother of God will remain at Kamensk-Uralsky until October 10, 2015. The icon […]

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