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A Mission to Minsk of Prayer and Good Works

May 4, 2018 Featured

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 4/5/18 The year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the martyic end of the Holy Royal Passion-Bearers and Holy Grand Duchess Elizabeth. A reliquary containing the hand of St Elizabeth and a relic of her companion St Barbara […]

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Restoring Hope History & Future – Phase II begins: Rebuilding New York’s St. Sava Cathedral

December 31, 2017 Featured

Church of Serbia – 31/12/17 According to Architect S. Don Zivkovic of Zivkovic & Connolly Architects P.C., Project Executive for the rebuilding effort of the grand and historic landmark church, St. Sava Cathedral in New York City, on Friday, December 22, 2017, the erection of the scaffolding, required for the removal of the severely damaged […]

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PROCESSION WITH MIRACULOUS KURSK ROOT ICON IN KURSK DRAWS THOUSANDS

September 27, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 27/9/17 An ancient tradition was continued yesterday, with a cross procession setting out in the morning following the Divine Liturgy in the Kursk Hermitage, headed for the city of Kursk. The ancient and miraculous Kursk Root Icon, brought from America by a delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR), was carried in […]

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Resolutions of the Annual Assembly of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Eastern America

February 26, 2017 News

Church of Serbia – USA – February 2017 The clergy and church-school congregation representatives of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Eastern America, gathered at the annual Diocesan Assembly hosted by the St. St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of Cambridge, Massachusetts on February 10-11, 2017 under the omophorion of their Archpastor His Grace Bishop Irinej, adopted the […]

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First Assembly under Leadership of Bishop Irinej

February 22, 2017 News

Church of Serbia – 22/2/17 Despite snow storms and chaotic travel, clergy and representatives from parishes and their church-school congregations across the Eastern American Diocese came together in Boston February 10-11, 2017 for their first Diocesan Assembly under their recently-enthroned hierarch, Bishop Irinej. The Assembly was graciously hosted by Cathedral Dean, Protopresbyter-Stavrophor Aleksandar Vlajkovic and […]

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A conference of the Sacred Arts Initiative and the Arvo Pärt Project at St. Vladimir’s Seminary (May 2017)

December 20, 2016 Featured News

Sacredartsinitiative – December 2016 A conference of the Sacred Arts Initiative and the Arvo Pärt Project at St. Vladimir’s Seminary, in collaboration with the Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University May 1-4, 2017 | McNally Amphitheater | 140 W. 62nd St. Fordham’s Lincoln Center Campus, New York We are pleased to announce an international […]

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A Two-Day Session of the Synod of Bishops Concludes

December 16, 2016 News

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 16/12/16 On Friday, December 9, 2016, the feast day of St Innokenty of Irkutsk, the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia concluded a two-day session in New York City. After Divine Liturgy celebrated […]

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Gala in New York City a Great Success

November 16, 2016 Featured News

Church Serbia – 16/11/16 “This is a living Cathedral, wounded, burned and charred, waiting like a phoenix to rise out of its ashes, and it will rise” (Bishop Irinej) New York City, NY- On Saturday, November 5, 2016, a Fundraising Gala was held in order to raise funds to restore and save Saint Sava Cathedral, […]

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The Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign,” One of the Greatest Orthodox Icons, is Brought to Mordovia

November 10, 2016 Featured News

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 10/11/6 Tens of thousands of believers came to venerate one of the greatest of the ancient Orthodox icons, the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign,” which visited Mordovia on October 4-10, 2016. The […]

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SCANDALOUS CRUCIFIX “CHRISTA” INSTALLED IN NY CATHEDRAL

October 11, 2016 Featured News

New York City – October 2016 A crucifix depicting Christ with a woman’s figure was installed at the Episcopalian Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, more than thirty years after it had been displayed at the cathedral for the first time, reports The New York Times. The crucifix, called “Christa” was […]

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October 23 concert to benefit restoration of NYC’s St. Sava Cathedral

October 8, 2016 News

GARDEN CITY, NY [OCA] – 8/10/16 The Spirit of Orthodoxy Choir, under the direction of Aleksei V. Shipovalnikov and his associate Stratos Mandalakis, and the choirs of the Cathedral of the Incarnation, Garden City, NY, will present a concert to benefit New York City’s Saint Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, which was destroyed by fire on Pascha […]

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GREEK ORTHODOX WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES PREPARE, SERVE 750,000 MEALS TO HUNGRY ACROSS THE UNITED STATES, GREECE

August 7, 2016 Featured News

The Pappas Post – August 2016 As the philanthropic arm of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society has a track record of over 85 years of philanthropy through a multitude of programs that make a difference in the lives of people in the United States and throughout the world. It’s […]

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Response of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej to the letter of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew concerning the fire in the St. Sava Cathedral in New York

May 30, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia- May 2016 THE MOST HOLY PATRIARCH OF CONSTANTINOPLE, IN CHRIST GOD BELOVED AND MOST DEAREST BROTHER AND CONCELEBRANT OF OUR HUMBLENESS KYR B A R T H O L O M E W, EMBRACING YOUR ESTEEMED HOLINESS BROTHERLY IN THE LORD, WE MOST CORDIALLY GREET YOU. It is with gratitude that We […]

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Communiqué of the Eastern American Diocese – Fire at Saint Sava in NYC

May 13, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – USA- May 2016 To all Diocesan Clergy, Church-School Congregation Boards and Faithful Dear Very Reverend and Reverend Clergy and our dear Serbian Orthodox faithful, Christ is Risen! As you certainly all know, our entire Diocese, and indeed our entire Serbian Orthodox Church, suffered a terrible and tragic loss on the very […]

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NYFD says candles, not Nazis, to blame for NYC church fire

May 7, 2016 Featured News

www.rt.com – May 2016 Smoldering candles may have started the four-alarm blaze that gutted the Serbian Orthodox cathedral in Manhattan on Easter, New York City fire officials have said. Three more Orthodox churches also went up in flames on Sunday. The fire at Saint Sava Cathedral on West 25th Street started around 7 p.m. local […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon offers prayers after fire at NYC’s Serbian Cathedral

May 4, 2016 Featured News

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – May 2016 On Bright Monday, May 2, 2016, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, sent a letter to His Grace, Serbian Orthodox Bishop Mitrophan, offering prayers and concern in the wake of a four-alarm fire that engulfed Saint Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral near West 25th Street and Broadway in New York City. According […]

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POSTAGE STAMP DEDICATED TO PATRIARCH TIKHON ISSUED IN UNITED STATES

February 28, 2016 Featured News
The envelope is stamped with the date and the words

Royal Russia – Paul Gilbert – 27/2/16 A postage stamp depicting Patriarch Tikhon (1865-1925) has been issued in the United States. It honours the memory of Patriarch Tikhon who in 1898 was appointed Bishop of the Aleutians and Alaska. During his ten years in the United States he helped translate many Orthodox Christian books into English. On 22 […]

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ROCOR Synod of Bishops Concludes Its Final Session of the Year

December 14, 2015 Featured News

On December 8-9, 2015, the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia met at the residence of the First Hierarch in New York City. His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York opened the session by greeting the archpastors, wishing them Divine aid in their labors, and paid special […]

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SVOTS Signs Concordat with Arvo Pärt Centre

July 10, 2015 News
BACK: Anu Kivilo, Immanuel Pärt, Michael Pärt, Patricia and Peter Bouteneff; FRONT: Nora and Arvo Pärt, Fr. John Behr, Tatiana Lapchuk Hoff

July 2015 A concordat between representatives of the Arvo Pärt Centreand St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) was signed in Laulasmaa, Estonia, on June 18, 2015. The concordat agrees to continued cooperation between the Centre and SVOTS, above all in the fields of arts and theology, in mutual counseling, and in joint academic activities. The […]

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Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States Committee Chairmen Meet in New York City, NY

June 12, 2014 Featured News

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America – June 2014 June 10, 2014 – A historic face-to-face meeting of the Assembly’s committee chairmen was organized by the Secretariat’s Coordinator for Committees, Bishop Maxim (Serbian Orthodox Church of North America), and was held on June 10 at the Archdiosecan Center of the […]

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Columbia University Concert Features St. Vladimir’s Chorale

May 10, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 – The Glicker-Milstein Theatre, New York City The St. Vladimir’s Seminary Chorale with Robin Freeman (Photos: Stephen Osburn)The Axion Estin chanters, with Eleftherios EleftheriadisA joint concert titled “Heaven and Earth: Sacred Music from the Byzantine Greek and Slavic Eastern Orthodox Christian Traditions,” was offered by the St. Vladimir’s Seminary Chorale, under the direction […]

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