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 ...

Supreme Spiritual Council Meeting in New York

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 9/11/16 From November 2 to 3, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; a regular meeting of the Supreme Spiritual Council meeting was held in the headquarters of the Armenian Church of North America. At the opening of the meeting, His Holiness conveyed ...

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

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 of ...

Sophia Institute Conference Call for Papers – THE MYSTICAL THEOLOGY OF THE EASTERN CHURCH

Sophia Institute - September 2016 Call for Academic Papers NINTH Annual International Conference “THE MYSTICAL THEOLOGY OF THE EASTERN CHURCH” Friday, December, 2016 9.00 am to 6.00pm. Sophia Institute Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway New York. NY 10027 Get more information here Source:  

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

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 the ...

President Barak Obama Greets Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Paulos II on his 70th Birthday

MOTV- 30/8/16 Also Read: 70th Birthday Celebration of Catholicos Baselius Mar Thoma Paulose II Today His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Paulos II, the Catholicos of the East on the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas and Malankara Metropolitan, the Supreme head of Malankara Orthodox Church celebrating his 70th Birthday. At Present His Holiness is on an Apostolic visit to united states ...

St John the Baptist Cathedral Prayerfully Marks the 20th Anniversary of the Episcopal Consecration of Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal & Canada

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - July 2016 On Thursday, July 7, 2016, the feast day of the Nativity of St John, the Forerunner of Christ, at the church dedicated to the saint in Brooklyn, NY, a 20 th anniversary of the episcopal consecration of ...

THE LAST WORDS OF CHRISTIAN GIRL BURNED ALIVE BY ISIS BANDITS: “FORGIVE THEM!”

Dmitry Lapa -Pravoslavie.ru- 25/5/16 The last words of a Christian girl who was burned alive by ISIS bandits were: “Forgive them!” She whispered them before her death to her mother. The girl received severe burns and lived just a day after the ISIS militants had stormed into her family’s house in the Iraqi city of Mosul and ...

East Coast teens, young adults invited to explore serving the Church May 14

NEW YORK, NY [OCA] - April 2016 “Exploring Ministry: A Day in NYC to Discover How You Can Serve the Church” will be the focus of a gathering for Orthodox Christian teens and young adults interested in exploring the many opportunities available to serve the Church at Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral, 59 East Second Street, New ...

Assyrian Church Prelates Visit St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary

Assyrian Church of the East- February 2016 His Grace Mar Paulus Benjamin, Bishop of Eastern USA on 9th Feb 2016, visited St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary at Waymart, Pennsylvania, USA. The Bishop was welcomed by The Very Rev'd Dr Steven Voytovich, Dean and Chief Operating Officer of the Seminary who provided a tour of the facility which ...

CONSECRATION OF THE LARGEST ORTHODOX CHURCH ON THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES TAKES PLACE IN MIAMI

On December 12, the solemn opening and consecration of a new Church of St Matrona of Moscow took place in Miami, Florida, USA. Metropolitan Hilarion of East America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, officiated at the service in concelebration of hierarchs and clergymen from various countries. Hundreds of people ...

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 ...

St. Tikhon’s Monastery Chamber Choir to give NYC benefit concert November 12

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [St. Tikhon's Monastery Communications] - 30/10/15 Benedict Sheehan, the artistic director of the Chamber Choir of Saint Tikhon’s Monastery here is dedicating the world premiere performance of one of his original compositions to the memory of Father Matthew Baker, a friend and fellow alumnus of Saint Tikhon’s Seminary who passed away earlier this year ...

Lecture Highlights Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

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The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - September- October 2015 On Tuesday September 29th, 2015 at the Museum of the City of New York, the former Director of the Department of Philanthropy of the Patriarchate of Antioch, Samer Laham, addressed a crowd of nearly 200 people regarding the devastating impact of the humanitarian crisis ...

Statement on United States Supreme Court Decision by Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese of North America & the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of New York and New England

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July 2015 The leadership of the Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese of North America and the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of New York and New England issued the following statement: “…speaking the truth in love…” Ephesians 4:15 On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its ruling disallowing bans on same sex marriage throughout the United States.  The Coptic ...

Marking the 50th Anniversary of the repose of Metropolitan Leonty

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OCA On May 14, 2015, the Orthodox Church in America marked the 50th anniversary of the repose of His Eminence, Metropolitan Leonty, who served as Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All America and Canada from 1950 until his repose in 1965.  Metropolitan Leonty is interred behind the altar of the Monastery Church of Saint ...

2015 “Faith Scholarships for Academic Excellence”

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FAITH: AN ENDOWMENT FOR ORTHODOXY AND HELLENISM ANNOUNCES 2015 “FAITH SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE” NEW YORK – Faith: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenismannounced that it will once again offer the prestigious series of “Faith Scholarships for Academic Excellence.” These merit-based college scholarships provide funding to graduating high school seniors for their university studies. The application and ...

A Regular Session of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Begins in the Synodal Residence in New York

On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, after Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” in New York, a regular session of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia began. This meeting, chaired by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the ...

Obama Breaks Promise on 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

Raymond Ibrahim - 25/4/15 As the world continues to look on in dismay at the barbaric atrocities committed against Christian minorities by the Islamic State—the self-proclaimed new “caliphate”—today, April 24, marks the genocide of Armenian and other Christian minorities by Turkey’s Islamic Ottoman Empire—the last caliphate. Most American historians who have examined the question agree that what the Armenians experienced ...

Rev Fr Themi – Back to the streets of the poor in Sierra Leone

April 2015 Visit Paradise for Kids: DONATE HERE: Just a few days ago, Fr Themi walked the streets of New York, or as he puts it "Another Planet", searching for people to help him help the poor. Today, he walks the streets of Sierra Leone, the planet that he lives on, helping the poor. Join him, and help Fr Themi ...

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 ...