St John

“The Best Day of My Life”

December 31, 2017 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 31/12/17 On December 9-10, 2017, the Church of the Resurrection of Christ in Zurich, Switzerland (Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church), an unprecedented event took place: for the first time, a reliquary containing relics and the belt of […]

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“I Don’t Want the Russian Church Abroad to Lose Its Identity” – Protopriest Peter Perekrestov

September 19, 2017 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – September 2017 You were born and reared in the Russian diaspora. Tell us about the people who influenced you in your younger years and nurtured in you a love for the Church and your historic homeland. – I […]

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The Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Consecrates the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia in Moscow’s Sretensky Monastery

May 27, 2017 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 27/5/17 On May 25, 2017, the feast of the Ascension of the Lord, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia performed the rite of the great consecration of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and […]

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Update on Myrrh Emitting Icon

May 24, 2017 Featured
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Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago – May 2017 BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS REVIEWS NEW UPDATE ON FAMOUS MYRRH EMITTING ICON OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHICAGO, IL: His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos officiated services  at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Homer Glen, Illinois. While at the church, he witnessed a new update to their […]

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Archbishop Demetrios of America at Presidential Inauguration

January 21, 2017 Featured News
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The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America – 21/1/17 White House Chief of Staff Priebus Praises Greek Orthodox Community (video) WASHINGTON – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America invited by the Presidential Inauguration Committee and representing the Greek Orthodox Church in America, attended early this morning the special Inauguration Day Prayer Service at St John’s Episcopal […]

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The St Herman’s Orthodox Youth Conference Convenes

December 25, 2016 News

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 25/12/16 The annual St Herman’s Youth Conference on the East Coast of the USA opens on December 23, 2016, in Washington, DC. The event hosts round tables, divine services and other events at St John the Baptist Cathedral. […]

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

July 14, 2016 Featured News
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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 […]

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A reliquary of St John of Shanghai and San Francisco arrives at Christ the Savior Cathedral

April 11, 2016 Featured News

Official website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – April 2016 On March 30, 2016, as part of the program “Spiritual Bonds,” a reliquary of the great saint of the 20th century, St John of Shanghai and San Francisco, was brought to Christ the Savior Cathedral in Kaliningrad, […]

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Relics of St John of Shanghai and San Francisco Will Be Brought to Toronto’s Holy Trinity Cathedral

February 22, 2016 Featured News

Russian Orthodox Church Abroad – 22/1/16 Relics of St John of Shanghai and San Francisco Will Be Brought to Toronto’s Holy Trinity Cathedral With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America and His Eminence Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal and Canada, a special reliquary with a large piece of relic […]

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The Youth of Portland, OR Helps the Children of Ukrainian Orphanages

December 23, 2015 Featured News

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA – December 2015 This is the season of the year for us to reflect on God’s blessings and to be thankful for all that we have. In this grateful spirit, the children and teenagers of St. John the Baptist in Portland, Oregon have presented a check for $1,000 to […]

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PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM DECORATES MESSRS. FRANK FEIGENBAUM AND MARIOS PAPADOPOULOS

October 3, 2015 News

On the morning of Thursday, the 18th of September/1st of October 2015, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem conferred the medal of Minor Crusader of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher upon Mr Marios Papadopoulos and Mr Frank Feigenbaum. This honour was awarded in recognition of the two men’s interest in the Patriarchate, especially the financial […]

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His Holiness Mar Gewargis III Installed as the 121st Catholicos-Patriarch of the See of Seleucia-Ctesiphon of the Assyrian Church of the East

September 28, 2015 Featured News

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East – 27/9/15 AXIOS, AXIOS, AXIOS!!! Iraq: Praise and thanksgiving to Almighty God for blessing the Assyrian Church of the East with the consecration of His Holiness Mar Gewargis III who was consecrated and enthroned today as 121st Catholicos-Patriarch of the See of Seleucia-Ctesiphon for the Assyrian Church […]

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The Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary

August 29, 2015 Featured News

August 2015 The Dormition of our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary: After the Ascension of the Lord, the Mother of God remained in the care of the Apostle John the Theologian, and during his journeys She lived at the home of his parents, near the Mount of Olives. She was a source of […]

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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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The Great Lent by St John of Shanghai and San Francisco

February 24, 2015 Featured News

24/2/15 The doors of repentance are opening, Great Lent is beginning. Every year Great Lent is repeated, and each time it brings us great benefit if we spend it as we should. It is a preparation for the life to come and, more immediately, a preparation for the Bright Resurrection. Just as a stairway is […]

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Synaxis of the Holy Glorious Prophet – Forerunner and Baptist John

January 20, 2015 Featured News

January 2015 In the Orthodox Church it is customary, on the day following the Great Feasts of the Lord and the Mother of God, to remember those saints who participated directly in the sacred event. So, on the day following the Theophany of the Lord, the Church honors the one who participated directly in the […]

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The Western American Diocese announces celebrations of the 700th anniversary of the birth of St Sergius of Radonezh and the 50th anniversary of the glorification of St John of Kronstadt by the Russian Church Abroad

September 14, 2014 Featured News

ROCOR – September 2014 The Western American Diocese Announces Celebrations of the 700th Anniversary of the Birth of St Sergius of Radonezh and the 50th Anniversary of the Glorification of St John of Kronstadt by the Russian Church Abroad His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill has announced an All-Diocesan celebration-pilgrimage to Saint Seraphim of Sarov Church in […]

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The wealth of the Orthodox Mission in Madagascar

August 22, 2014 Featured News
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  August 2014 “Head north and you will bring honey on your head. Go east and you will carry milk in your hands. Move south and you will be satisfied with sugar. March west and you will walk supported by a sugar cane. ” Τhis is a traditional saying of the place of our ministry, […]

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New exhibition on Healing in Jerusalem’s David’s Tower

July 5, 2014 Featured News

July 2014 When you combine ancient medicines, miracles and faith – you get a fascinating remedy in the form of the new exhibition now on display at the Tower of DavidL Jerusalem: A Medical Diagnosis. With a view of Jerusalem through the lens of medicine and faith, the exhibit curated by Dr. Nirit Shalev-Khalifa, takes […]

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SERMON ON THE HOLY APOSTLES PETER AND PAUL

July 15, 2013 Featured News

Archpriest Andrew Phillips – 15/7/13 In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. There are many myths about the holy apostles Peter and Paul. For example concerning the apostle Peter, it is said that he founded the Church of Rome. This is untrue. In fact he founded the […]

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