June 2018 Orthodox Music Symposium Registration Now Open

December 12, 2017 Featured

ISOCM – 12/12/17 Minneapolis, MN – The International Society for Orthodox Church Music ( will host, for the second time, a pan-Orthodox music symposium at St Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral here from Wednesday, June 20 through Sunday, June 24, 2018. Registration for the event is now open.  The event will explore the theme of “Orthodox Liturgical Music: Ancient and Modern […]

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Pan-Orthodox Music Symposium Announced for June 2016 – Registration Open

December 8, 2015 Featured News

8/12/15 Visit more Details: Minneapolis, MN – The International Society for Orthodox Church Music ( will host a pan-Orthodox music symposium at St Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral from Wednesday, June 22 through Sunday, June 26, 2016. The event will include presentations and workshops, music reading sessions, rehearsals, and will culminate in a festive hierarchical All-Night […]

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Forgotten: The stolen people of the Sinai

January 21, 2012 Featured News

20/1/2012 Thousands of poor migrants from across Africa are being kidnapped by Bedouin gangs. Refugees from sub-Saharan Africa are being kidnapped, tortured and ransomed for thousands of dollars in the Egyptian Sinai in what human rights activists say is the world’s forgotten hostage crisis. Over the past year, thousands of desperate migrants from Eritrea, Sudan […]

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IOCC recruiting volunteers for 2012 Orthodox Action Teams

December 31, 2011 Featured News

BALTIMORE, MD [IOCC] 30/12/2011 Since the devastating hurricanes in 2005, International Orthodox Christian Charities [IOCC] has provided over 600 volunteers and thousands of man hours to help surviving families along the Gulf Coast rebuild their lives by constructing new homes or doing critical renovations to existing ones. Working in partnership with Habitat for Humanity, IOCC […]

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Orthodox Christian Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan to be laid to rest in Minnesota

August 21, 2011 News

18/8/2011 ST. PAUL, MN [OCA] A visitation for Chief Petty Offier John Weston Faas, 31, one of 22 Navy SEALs killed with eight other US troops when their helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan on August 6, 2011, will be held at Holy Trinity Church [OCA], 956 Forest St., St. Paul, from 6:30 until 8:00 […]

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St. Paul, MN site of 61st American Romanian Orthodox Youth Conference

August 12, 2010 News

8/8/2010 ST. PAUL, MN [OCA] — For the first time in 50 years, Saint Mary Church here will be the site of the 61st annual conference of the American Romanian Orthodox Youth [AROY] September 3-5, 2010. Members of the parish’s AROY chapter are working hard to ensure a most memorable and enjoyable weekend. In addition […]

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2010 Mission Team of Students Leaves for the Annual Trip to Ukrainian Orphanages

June 6, 2010 News

UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE USA CONSISTORY OFFICE OF YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in conjunction with Children of Chornobyl Relief and Development Fund has commissioned a team of eight college age students-missionaries under the leadership of His Grace Bishop Daniel, the Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy […]

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