Serbian Patriarch officiated in the Russian Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral in Chicago

Church of Serbia - 21/7/17 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia led the Divine Liturgy at the Diocesan Cathedral of the Protection of the Mother of God in Des Plaines, IL here on this day. His Holiness is presently in the United States having led the glorification of the St. Mardarije in Libertyville, IL on July 2/15 ...

What’s in a Name? Serbs to Dedicate a Church to Putin

Sputniknews - 22/10/16 Next year, the residents of Banstol, a small town in Serbia, will have built a new church which, though officially dedicated to Mary Magdalene, is actually being built in honor of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Sputnik Serbia reported. Initial plans were to dedicate a wooden temple to the victims of Operation Storm in Srpska Krajina in 1995, which was ...

The Pastoral School of the Diocese of Chicago and Mid-America announces registration, scholarships, catechism program and credit courses

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - August 2016 The Pastoral School of the Diocese of Chicago and Mid-America announces registration, scholarships, catechism program and credit courses The Pastoral School of the Diocese of Chicago & Mid-America is now accepting applications for the coming fall semester. In addition, ...

25th Annual Russian Orthodox Church Musicians’ Conference

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - August 2016 25th Annual Russian Orthodox Church Musicians' Conference Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia Montreal, Canada· October 5-9, 2016 St Nicholas Cathedral in Montreal Will Host the 25th Annual Church Musicians' Conference With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, the ...

THE 6TH ASSEMBLY OF CANONICAL ORTHODOX BISHOPS OF THE USA CONCLUDES IN CHICAGO

September 2015 September 15-17, 2015 – The 6th Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA, who carry out their pastoral service in that region, took place in Chicago, Illinois. It was attended by 45 hierarchs representing the Patriarchates of Constantinople, Antioch, Moscow, Georgia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, and the Orthodox Church in America. The assembly considered a ...

Feast Day of Saint Elizabeth the New Martyr at Mary Magdalene Convent of Gethsemane

July 2015 Information and events from the Delegate of Christian Affairs in the Holy Land for the Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem July 18th, 2015, Gethsemane, Mary Magdalene convent of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. The feast day of Saint Elizabeth Fyodorovna, born Princess Elisabeth Hesse of the Rhine, later married to Grand Duke Sergei ...

2015 ROCOR Western Rite Conference to be held in September

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 Hilarion, Saint Katherine's ...

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 ...

Feast-Day Celebrations at the Argentinian Cathedral

Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia - May 2014 On Thomas Sunday , at the invitation of His Grace Bishop John of Caracas and South America of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, His Grace Bishop Leonid visited Resurrection Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where the two hierarchs celebrated Divine Liturgy. The feast day of the ...

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 ...

First Service in Preoprazhensky Cathedral With the Kursk-Root Icon

16/11/13 Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia- Mscow Patriarchate Early in the morning of November 15, 2013, His Eminence Metropolitan Veniamin of Vladivostok and Primorsk performed a moleben to the Most-Holy Mother of God before the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign" in Preobrazhensky Cathedral in Vladivostok, which is still under construction. Metropolitan Veniamin was ...

Russian Orthodox Church of Pakistan celebrates first feast

Russian Orthodox Church of Pakistan 26/11/2012 The St. Michael the Archangel Russian Orthodox Mission Pakistan celebrated first feast on 25th November2012 at Sargodha, Pakistan. The church is under Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (Moscow Patriarchate) and Fr Rev Fr Adrian Augusts is the Priest and Spiritual Director  of the Mission.  Source:

A Delegation of the Russian Church Abroad Brings the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God to Divine Services in St Stefan Monastery

Olga Troitskaya Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia 10/101/2012 On October 7, 2012, His Eminence Metropolitan Mefody of Perm and Solikamsk and His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany celebrated Divine Liturgy at the main church of the city of Perm’s Holy Trinity-St Stefan Monastery. The archpastors were joined in the service by clergymen of Perm Diocese. Many ...