September 30, 2014
Chestnut Ridge, NY: Russian Festival held at Russian-American Society "Otrada"
On Sunday, September 7, the Russian American Society "Otrada" in Chestnut Ridge, NY held a Russian festival. The warm summer day saw over 500 guests participate and enjoy the festival. This year, in hopes of expanding the traditional Russian picnic and holding a true Russian festival...

September 29, 2014
Washington, DC: Parish of St. John the Baptist Cathedral organizing Pilgrimage to Holy Trinity Monastery

On Saturday the 25th and Sunday the 26th of October, the parish of St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC will hold its annual pilgrimage to visit the grave of Jose Muñoz-Cortes at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY.

September 26, 2014
Mahopac, NY: Patronal Feast Day celebrated at Nativity of the Mother of God Church

On Sunday, September 21, the great feast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos, Bishop Jerome celebrated the festal Divine Liturgy and patronal feast day of Nativity of the Mother of God Church at the New Kursk Root Hermitage in Mahopac, NY. His Grace was co-served by New York clergy...

September 26, 2014
Howell, NJ: St. Alexander Nevsky Parish holds Slavic Festival

On Sunday, September 21, the great feast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ, followed by the 10th Annual Slavic Festival, which was held on the parish grounds. Cathedral clergy led tours of the church, which was open throughout the day for visitors to enter and pray.

September 26, 2014
Howell, NJ: Russian Concert held in "Rodina"
On Friday, September 19, a concert of Russian folk and modern music and dance was held in Russian House "Rodina" in Howell, NJ, as part of the traditional autumn Russian festivities organized here. Several artistic and musical collectives from Russia took part in the concert. The organizers of the children’s and youth collectives – Philadelphia’s Martha Zhefarskiy...

September 20, 2014
Palm Coast, FL: New Page in the Life of St. Nicholas Parish

Thanks to the creation of a separate Florida Deanery, Orthodox life in that state has noticeably come to life and strengthened. Proof of the same was provided by a pastoral visit by Archimandrite Alexander (Belya), head of the new deanery, to St. Nicholas Church in the city of Palm Coast, FL.

September 13, 2014
Washington: 65th Anniversary of the Parish of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
On the Feast of the Beheading of St. John,  the Holy Prophet, Forerunner and Baptizer of the Lord, our parish marked the 65th year of its existence.  On that day, September 11, 1949, Holy Hierarch St. John of Shanghai, who was in the nation's capital, Washington, DC, to lobby the American government authorities on behalf of his flock...

September 13, 2014
Howell, NJ: On its Patronal Feast Day, St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral see Opening of Eastern American Diocesan Center

On Thursday the 11th and Friday the 12th of September, St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ hosted celebrations in honor of its patronal feast day, as well as the official opening of the Eastern American Diocesan Center.

September 13, 2014
Wayne, WV: Holy Days in Christ the Savior Church

The season of Dormition is always a special time in Christ the Savior Church in Wayne, WV. This is due not only to the significance of the great feast of Dormition, but also because the parish’s patronal feast day occurs on the day following Dormition: the feast of Icon of our Savior "Not Made by Hands."

September 9, 2014
Hartford, CT: Metropolitan Hilarion visits St. Panteleimon’s Church

On Friday the 5th and Saturday the 6th of September, His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, paid an archpastoral visit to St. Panteleimon’s Church in Hartford, CT, where he led the divine services. At the All-Night Vigil and Divine Liturgy, His Eminence was co-served by parish rector Archpriest Dionisy Nalitov...

September 6, 2014
Jordanville, NY: Annual Pilgrimage at Holy Trinity Monastery

A multitude of the faithful from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania marked the traditional pilgrimage to Hol
y Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY on Labor Day Weekend. Rental buses ferried clergy and parishioners from New York City churches: Holy New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia in Brooklyn, and Our Lady "Unexpected Joy" on Staten Island.

September 3, 2014
Jordanville, NY: Holy Trinity Publications releases new translation of Archbishop Averky (Taushev)

On Monday, September 1, Holy Trinity Publications released a new translation of spiritual talks delivered by the ever-memorable Archbishop Averky (Taushev) of Syracuse & Holy Trinity.
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September 3, 2014
Melbourne, Australia: Bishop George leads Patronal Feast Day of Holy Dormition Church

On Wednesday the 27th and Thursday the 28th of August, the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop George of Mayfield, led the patronal feast day of the Church of our Lady’s Dormition in Dandenong (a suburb of Melbourne), Australia.

September 2, 2014
New York City: Festal Dormition Services in Synodal Cathedral of the Sign

On Wednesday the 27th and Thursday the 28th of August, the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, festal divine services were held in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City. On the eve of the feast, the All-Night Vigil was led by His Eminence Hilarion...

September 2, 2014
Wayne, WV: Feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos celebrated in Holy Cross Monastery

On Wednesday the 27th and Thursday the 28th of August, the brethren of Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV celebrated the great feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos. Divine services were led in the monastery’s main church...