Feast-Day Celebrations and the 85th Anniversary of SS Peter and Paul Church in Luxembourg

Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia - July 2014 It seems that although annual parish feast-day celebrations are always expected, they often bring the unexpected. In Luxembourg, the parishioners of SS Peter and Paul Church know that the Ruling Bishop will arrive from Geneva, they know the hierarchal service and how he performs it, and know that ...

San Francisco: XIII All-Diasporan Youth Conference Begins with Moleben to St. John of Shanghai

Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia - Moscow Patriarchate On Thursday, June 27, the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, led a moleben to the Holy Hierarch John of Shanghai & San Francisco in Joy of All Who Sorrow Cathedral in San Francisco, CA. His Eminence ...

Greeting of the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God at Chicago’s Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral

Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia - Moscow Patriarchate March 2014 On Sunday evening, March 16, 2014, His Eminence Archbishop Alypy of Chicago, His Grace Bishop Peter of Cleveland, the clergymen and parishioners of Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral in Chicago, IL, ceremoniously greeted the Miracle-working Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign." After the ...

Epiphany of the Lord Celebrations at New York’s Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign”

Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia - January 2014 Solemn divine services for the Epiphany of the Lord were held at the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady "of the Sign" in New York on January 18-19, 2014. On Saturday, Senior Priest Protopriest Andrei Sommer performed the great blessing of the waters. That evening's all-night vigil and Divine Liturgy were ...

Orthodox Teens Enjoy Third National Retreat

January 2014 More than 40 young people between the ages of 14 and 17 years from many parts of Australia enthusiastically attended the third Teen Retreat organised at the end of 2013 by the Sydney Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR). The organising committee was a team of young people and with the ...

Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia established in India with Deacon Fr Silouan being Ordained

OCP News Service - 5/1/13 Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (Moscow Patriarchate) India/Banglore: Deacon Fr Silouan was  formally ordained to the Holy Priesthood in Archangel Michael Orthodox Church in Blacktown, NSW and established as the Rector of St John Chrysostom Orthodox Church (ROCOR) located in Bangalore, India under the Deanery of India and Pakistan of ROCOR which ...

Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany Visits the “Athos of the Urals”

Ekaterina Lyubomirksaya Dmitry Selishchev Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia 10/10/2012 On October 5, 2012, His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany visited St Nicholas Monastery in Belaya Gora [“White Mountain”], near the city of Perm. “The Pearl of the Urals,” as the local population calls the holy monastery, welcomed the high guest with good weather, and he was ...

Fifth Anniversary of Reunification of the Russian Orthodox Church and Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia

Signing the Act of Canonical Communion by Late Patriarch Alexy of Moscow and All Russia and late Metropolitan Larus, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.

Moscow Time 17/5/2012 Milena Faustova Read the Act of Canonical Communion of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia with the Russian orthodox Church Moscow Patriarchate: Fifth Anniversary of Reunification of the Russian Orthodox Church(Moscow Patriarchate) and Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCR) Five years together Today, the Russian Orthodox Church is marking one of the most significant days in its history. ...

Memory of Patriarch Alexy II honoured

25/2/2012 Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has honoured the memory of his predecessor Patriarch Alexy II by holding a requiem service at Alexy’s tomb in Moscow. He said that Alexy II “carried the holy burden of his patriarchal duties at a very difficult time”. The greatest achievement of the patriarch who died 3 years ago was ...