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ROCOR HOLY SYNOD AGAIN CALLS FOR REMOVAL OF LENIN’S BODY FROM RED SQUARE

June 21, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 21/6/17 The hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia have issued a joint epistle following their recent session in Munich that began on June 9. The epistle focuses on this year’s commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the bloody revolution that led to the death of millions at the hands of […]

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PATRIARCH KIRILL TO CONSECRATE MONUMENT TO MP-ROCOR REUNIFICATION AT CHRIST THE SAVIOR CATHEDRAL

June 18, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 18/6/17 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will celebrate the consecration of the monument “Reunification” at Christ the Savior Cathedral on Sunday, reports Interfax-Religion. The sculpture is dedicated to the historical event of the signing of the Act of Canonical Communion between the Moscow Patriarchate and the Russian Orthodox Church […]

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HELP YOUR SUFFERING ORTHODOX BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN HAITI!

October 13, 2016 Featured News
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FUND FOR ASSISTANCE – October 2016 Hurricane Matthew has hit Haiti very hard.  Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Close to a 1000 have lost their lives.  Members of our ROCOR mission in Haiti have suffered as well.  While none have lost their lives, all have endured damage to their meager property and crops.  Especially hard hit was our St. John […]

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A JOINT DRIVE TO HELP OUR SERBIAN BROTHERS IN KOSOVO

October 13, 2016 Featured News
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FUND FOR ASSISTANCE – October 2016 One day Fr Nektarios Serfes was walking around a village in Kosovo. “What beautiful apples!” he told Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren who was with him at the time. “Thank God for the apples,” said the Bishop. “It is all our brothers have to eat.” I am writing about our […]

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Divine Liturgy Before the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” is Celebrated at St Theodore Cathedral in Saransk

October 9, 2016 Featured News

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – October 2016 On October 5, 2016, the first Divine Liturgy before the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” was celebrated at St Theodore Cathedral in the city of Saransk, Russia. Officiating was His […]

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The Holy Synod Confirms the Election of Archimandrite Irinei (Steenberg) to the Cathedra of Sacramento

July 19, 2016 Featured News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – July 2106 A meeting of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia on June 18/July 1, 2016, held in San Francisco, on the eve of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the […]

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First Russian Orthodox Monastery Could Be Opened in US Capital

July 12, 2016 Featured News
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SputnikNews – July 2016 The first Russian Orthodox monastery could be opened in the US capital of Washington D.C. or in its vicinity, Metropolitan Jonah, a bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR), told Sputnik. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The first Russian Orthodox monastery could be opened in the US capital of Washington D.C. or in its vicinity, […]

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Large Number of Filipinos Join Orthodox Church : Mass Baptism Held

May 14, 2015 Featured News

April- May 2015  Philippine Orthodox Church – Moscow Patriarchate With Great Joy and Gladness, we would like to announce the reception of 200 former Aglipayan (Philippine Independent Catholic Church)  faithfuls to the bossom of the Orthodox Church under the jurisdiction of the Moscow Patriarchate. This 200 newly baptized Filipino Orthodox Christians comes from the following […]

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Vice President of ROCOR Synodal Youth Department Lectures at St Tikhon’s University

May 8, 2015 News

May 2015 On May 1st father Andrey Sommer, Senior Priest of the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” in New York and Vice President of the Synodal Youth Department of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, met our students, and hold them a lesson about the role of St. Vladimir in the life of […]

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The Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” Will Travel to the German Diocese

May 2, 2015 Featured News

ROCOR – 2/5/15 On May 2-3, 2015 , divine services to mark the fourth Sunday of the Pascha of Christ will be held at the Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” in New York, in the presence of the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign,” the Protectress (Hodigitria) of the […]

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The Life of Archimandrite Kyprian (Pyzhov)

April 5, 2015 Featured News
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ROCOR-April 2015 From the Editors: Today, dear brothers and sisters, we prayerfully remember Archimandrite Kyprian (Pyzhov) on the anniversary of his death, prepared with the help of materials published by Holy Trinity Monastery and originally published as part of The History of Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. Kyrill Dimitrievich Pyzhov, tonsured Kyprian, was born […]

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Celebration of the First and Second Finding of the Venerable Head of St John the Baptist on the Mt of Olives in Jerusalem

March 12, 2015 Featured News

ROCOR On Monday, March 9, 2015, the feast day of the Chapel of the Finding of the Venerable Head of St John the Baptist was celebrated at Ascension Convent on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. The Liturgy of Pre-Sanctified Gifts was celebrated by Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky), Chief of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem […]

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Annual St. Anna Day Solemnities in San Francisco

March 12, 2015 Featured News

ROCOR- March 2015 On Sunday, 15 February 2015, in San Francisco, California at Holy Resurrection Church-patronal church of the Order of St. Anna, the annual Divine Liturgy in honour of St. Anna the Prophetess was held. In attendance were Cavaliers and Bearers of the Orders of the Russian Imperial House. This year marks the 280th […]

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The Russian Capital Hosts a Seminar, “The Russian Diaspora: Unknown Pages”

March 7, 2015 Featured News

ROCOR- 7/3/15 On February 7, 2015, Solzhenitsyn House for the Russian Diaspora hosted a seminar titled “The Russian Diaspora: Unknown Pages,” which included two presentations on the music of the Russian Orthodox emigration: the tenth edition of an CD series titled “Singing of the Russian Diaspora” (San Francisco: Russky Pastyr , 2015) and a compendium […]

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The Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God Visits Dandenong – Australia

March 7, 2015 Featured News

ROCOR – 7/3/15 There is a Russian saying: “Want a protector-icon, like a second parent? But parents aren’t chosen, and icons come as they will.” Undoubtedly, the visit to Australia of the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” brought great spiritual support to the believers of the diocese, for it is […]

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ST. HERMAN’S CONFERENCE IN THE MID-AMERICA DIOCESE

February 28, 2015 Featured News

ROCOR- February 2015 Our youth are the future of the Church and it is our common responsibility to encourage, nurture, and care for them. With this goal in mind, the Youth Committee of the Diocese of Chicago and Mid-America recently held its annual St. Herman Youth conference in Cincinnati in cooperation with the local St. […]

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AT HOLY CROSS MONASTERY FARMING BRINGS COMMUNITY CLOSER TO GOD

February 28, 2015 Featured News

The Fund for Assistance – ROCOR – February 2015 You helped the brotherhood find a new way of preaching the Gospel… through their garden Our favorite example of your generosity is the expanding farm at Holy Cross Monastery. Thanks to your kind help, the brethren are now able to supply nearly 75% of own vegetables and […]

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2015 ROCOR Western Rite Conference to be held in September

January 7, 2015 Featured News

Western Rite – Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia – Moscow Patriarchate January 2015 With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, the ROCOR Western Rite Conference is scheduled for September 28th – October 1st of 2015.  Please keep this conference, and the ROCOR Western Rite, in your prayers. With the approval of His Eminence, Metropolitan […]

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St. John Chrysostom Russian Orthodox Church in India re-instated under ROCOR

December 12, 2014 Featured News
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Russian Orthodox Church in India – December 2014 ROCOR- Moscow Patriarchate Read Decree from Metropolitan Hilarion here Visit Church blog here: Visit ROCOR website here:  Karnataka: St. John Chrysostom Orthodox Church in Bangalore, Karnataka, India has been re-instated under the omophorion of Metropolitan Hilarion – First Hierarch of the Russian orthodox Church Outside Russia- Moscow […]

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A Regular Session of the Synod of Bishops is Convening at the Residence of the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad

December 11, 2014 News

ROCOR – December 2014 On Tuesday, December 9, 2014 , the feast day of St Innokenty of Irkutsk, following Divine Liturgy at St Sergius Chapel at the Synodal Residence in New York, a regular session of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia commenced. This meeting coincides with the celebration […]

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The Synodal Choir Honors the Memory of Alexander Gretchaninoff

November 25, 2014 News

ROCOR – MP- November 2014 On Sunday, November 16, 2014, the Synodal Choir of New York performed a concert of liturgical and secular music to honor the memory of Alexander Tikhonovich Gretchaninoff on the 150th anniversary of the birth of the great composer. The first part of the performance, under the direction of Peter Fekula, […]

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