“God, Please Accept Me” – Interview with SVOTS Coptic Seminarian Deacon Andrew Eskandar

SVOTS - 18/10/2020 Saint Vladimir’s Seminarian Deacon Andrew Eskandar was born and raised in Egypt until the age of thirteen when his parents decided to move with Dn. Andrew and his two sisters to America to offer their children a more stable future. Since then, Dn. Andrew has lived in Staten Island, NY, where he is ...

By Decision of the Synod of Bishops, Protopresbyter Alexander Lebedeff is Granted a Lofty Award

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 25/5/2020 From the Editors: The Synod of Bishops, hearing the intercession of Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America on the forthcoming 50th anniversary of the priesthood of Protopresbyter Alexander Lebedeff, decreed to grant him a lofty award. ...

Appeal by Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York to Parish Rectors, Directors and Teachers of Parish Schools

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 1/3/2020 Beloved in the Lord, Parish Rectors, Directors, and Teachers of Parish and Sunday schools With our blessing and in the framework of the initiated program “School Piggy Bank”, The Prince Vladimir Youth Association, together with the Synodal Youth Department, ...

Orthodox Christian Music Symposium Announced for June 2020

Orthodox Music Symposium - 5/1/2020 Registration now opens for the New York event.  Yonkers, NY – Registration is now open for the 2020 Pan-Orthodox music symposium which will take place here, Wednesday, June 10 through Sunday, June 14, 2020, on the campus of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVS). The event, co-hosted by SVS (www.svots.edu) and the International ...

Armenian Patriarch Nourhan Manougian of Jerusalem Visits Diocesan Center in New York

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 23/12/2019 His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, visited the Diocesan Center in New York. His Beatitude was warmly welcomed by the Diocesan Primate, His Eminence Bishop Daniel Findikyan on Wednesday, December 18, and they enjoyed a meaningful meeting during a luncheon, together with the clergy ...

Internship Opportunities With Jun 28 NGO and UN

Jun 281 NGO - 26/11/2019 We're Looking For United Nations Interns in New York, Geneva, Vienna Last week 28. Jun became the first humanitarian organization operating in the Western Balkans to be approved for Association with the United Nations Department of Global Communications. The association constitutes a commitment from 28. Jun to disseminate information and raise public ...

Epistle of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, on the Visit to the BlessedLands of Kazakhstan of the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign”

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 4/10/19 Your Eminence Vladyko, Merciful Father and Chief Pastor of the Orthodox Christians of Kazakhstan, Reverend Brother Hierarch, Honorable Fathers, Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: Please accept my words of congratulations, filled with Christian love, on the great event of the ...

Letter to Archbishop Elpidophoros Following the Meeting with OCL Representatives

OCL - 21/8/19 August 14, 2019 Eve of the Dormition of the Theotokos His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America 8-10 East 79th Street New York, New York 10075-0106 Your Eminence: We greatly appreciate the privilege of meeting with you on July 31st, so early in your ministry to the Church and its people here in America. We all ...

Tufenkian Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary Event in New York

Tufenkian Foundation - 2/6/19 NEW YORK – It was a festive occasion on Sunday, May 19, as friends, colleagues and supporters gathered to celebrate the Tufenkian Foundation’s 20th anniversary. Held at the Tufenkian Carpets showroom in Manhattan, the event featured presentations by James Tufenkian, Varant Meguerditchian, and special guest Serj Tankian, who addressed Armenia’s numerous environmental ...

Unification interviews Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 16/5/19 On the day of Pascha, I was able to interview His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, at the Russian Charitable Organization of St Sergius ...

Sermon by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Upon Entrusting the Episcopal Staff to Newly-Consecrated Bishop Luke of Syracuse

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 14/2/19 Your Grace Bishop Luke, Beloved in the Lord Brother of Mine,  Both of This Monastery and Now In Archpastoral Service: I extend my heartfelt congratulations on your receiving the great grace of episcopacy. Grand and joyous is this feast day not ...

Requesting Prayers and Support for Greece

OCP News Service - Dept. of Charity and Welfare (OCP Society) - 25/7/18 Dear Beloved Tragedy has struck Greece in the form of wild fire. Many are dead several are missing. Families are suffering. We request your kind prayers and support for Greece. Please keep victims in your kind prayers. May God have great Mercy!!! Your Support Matters!!! Kindly ...

Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Execution of the Holy Romanov Family takes place in Russia

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MAKSACHUK EKATERINA PAVLOVNA (Delegate of Moscow & All Russia) - OCP News Service - 17/7/18 Moscow-Russia: July 17th of 2018 marks the 100th Anniversary (July 1918- July 2018) of the execution of St. Tsar Nicholas II and his family (the Romanovs).  St. Tsar Nicholas II was the last ruler of Russia. He and his family were ...

EPISTLE of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, on the 100th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of the Righteous Royal Passion-Bearers

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 17/7/18 To My Eminent Brother Archpastors, Honorable Fathers, Dear Brothers and Sisters: The 20th century was a difficult time for Orthodox Christians on the territory of the Russian Empire, which became the USSR after the Great War, the October Revolution ...

THOUSANDS PARTICIPATE IN 400TH-ANNIVERSARY KURSK ROOT ICON PROCESSION

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Orthochristian.com - 10/6/18 This year marked the 400th anniversary of the holy procession with the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God in Kursk, Russia, as orthochristian.com previously reported. The procession is traditionally held on the Friday of the 9th week after Pascha, which fell on June 8 this year. Several thousands of faithful from Kursk, neighboring regions, ...

On the Sunday of All Saints, the Primates of the Orthodox Church in America and of the Russian Church Abroad concelebrate Divine Liturgy

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 6/7/18 On June 3, 2018, the Sunday of All Saints, at the invitation of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All ...

PROCESSION WITH WONDERWORKING KURSK ROOT ICON TO MARK 400TH ANNIVERSARY IN JUNE

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Orthochristian.com - 2/6/18 This year will mark a major milestone for the miraculous Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God. The icon regularly resides in New York, but it returns to Kursk, Russia every year for the consolation of the faithful, who participate in a procession with the icon by the thousands. This year marks the 400th ...

The 10th anniversary of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York as First Hierarch is celebrated

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 4/5/18 On Sunday, April 29, 2018, the 4th Sunday of Pascha, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” in New York. His Eminence was joined by ...

Prince Vladimir Galitzine reposes in the Lord

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 25/2/18 +Memory Eternal+ On February 22, 2018, Thursday of the first week of Great Lent, after a long illness, Prince Vladimir Kirillovich Galitzine, renowned steward of the Holy Church who served as Warden of the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady ...

Epistle of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, On the 150th Anniversary of the Consecration of Elevation of the Holy Cross Cathedral in Geneva

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 26/9/17 From the Editors: On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, the feast day of the Elevation of the Holy Cross of the Lord, the 150th anniversary of the cathedral in Geneva dedicated to that holiday will be celebrated. EPISTLE of His Eminence ...