Metropolitan Hilarion led the Patronal Feast Day of the Brotherhood of
the Holy Cross
On Sunday, September 27, the great feast of
the Exaltation of the Cross of the Lord, His Eminence, Metropolitan
Hilarion, performed an archpastoral visit to the Brotherhood
of the Holy Cross in
East Setauket, NY, and led the monastery’s patronal feast day.
Haiti: Patronal Feast of St. Moses the Black Parish
On Thursday, September 10, the parish of
Venerable Moses the Black (Раrоіsse
Saint Moïse le Noir) in
Fontamara, Haiti marked its patronal feast day. The services were led by
parish rector Priest Gregoire Legouté, co-served by clerics one of
ROCOR’s Orthodox Mission in Haiti.
Parish School at Holy Protection Church begins New School Year
On the bright, sunny morning of Saturday, September 19, the parish
school at Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY began the new
school year. A moleben was served in the church, after which parish
rector and school principal Archpriest Ilya Gorsky addressed the
students, teachers, parents, and grandparents...
NY: Metropolitan Hilarion performs Priestly & Diaconal Ordination at New
Kursk Root Hermitage
On Sunday, September 20, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern
America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, paid an
archpastoral visit to the Nativity of the Mother of God Church at the
New Kursk Root Hermitage in Mahopac, NY, and celebrated the Divine
Jordanville, NY: Holy Trinity Seminary starts a New School Year
September 14, the first day of the liturgical year, is also the first
day of school at the Holy Trinity Seminary. After morning’s Liturgy, a
moleben was served for the start of a new school year and Assistant Dean
Fr. Ephraim Willmarth spoke to the students about the upcoming school
Jordanville, NY: Holy Trinity Seminary Professor Dr. Elena Nelson
participates in 2015 American Councils Summer Russian Language Teachers
Program in Russia
This summer professor Elena Nelson was awarded a prestigious
Fulbright-Hays fellowship from the U.S. Department of Education to
participate in the 2015 American Councils Summer Russian Language
Teachers Program in Russia.
Howell, NJ: Nevsky’s Books Launches New Online Store
With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, a new
website has been launched for Nevsky’s Books. Located at St.
Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ, the bookstore has
served the local Orthodox community in central New Jersey for over a
Brooklyn, NY: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of St. Joasaph of
Thursday, September 17, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan vicar
Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, visited St. Joasaph of Belgorod Church in
Brooklyn, NY, on the occasion of its patronal feast day. His Grace
celebrated the Divine Liturgy, co-served by clerics of the Brooklyn
American Choristers take part in Maestro Vladimir Gorbik’s Master Class
From September 2-6, the Patriarch Tikhon Russian-American Music (PaTRAM)
Institute held its first Master Class in Moscow, led by one of Russia’s
foremost musical instructors – Vladimir Gorbik, lead choir director of
the Moscow Metochion (Podvorye)
of Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, professor of Conducting at the Moscow
NJ: Metropolitan Jonah & Bishop Nicholas lead Patronal Feast of St.
Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral
On Friday the 11th and Saturday the 12th of September, festivities
were held at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ
in honor of the church’s Heavenly patron. On September 11, prior to
the start of the All-Night Vigil, Bishop Nicholas accompanied the
wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God to the cathedral.
Elizabeth, NJ: Bishop Nicholas & Diocesan Clergy concelebrate with
Patriarch Irinej of Serbia
On Friday, September 11, the feast day of the Beheading of St. John the
Forerunner, the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Holiness Irinej,
Patriarch of Serbia, visited St. George’s Serbian Church in Elizabeth,
NJ as part of his visit to the U.S. Hierarchs, clergy, parishioners, and
guests came out to greet the Patriarch.
Petersburg, FL: Metropolitan Hilarion visits St. Andrew’s Church and
leads Patronal Feast Day
On Monday, August 31, and Tuesday, September 1, His Eminence Hilarion,
Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, paid an archpastoral visit
to St. Andrew’s Church in St. Petersburg, FL and led the divine services
on the patronal feast day of the parish, dedicated to the Holy Martyr
Jordanville, NY: Annual Labor Day Celebrations in Honor of St. Job
of Pochaev were held at Holy Trinity Monastery
Every year in September, on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend,
Holy Trinity Monastery
in Jordanville, NY triumphally celebrates the memory of its heavenly
intercessor, Venerable Job of Pochaev. This year, the celebration of
St. Job took place on September
and was led by His Grace, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.
York City: Bishop Nicholas leads Divine Services in Synodal
Cathedral before Protectress of Russian Diaspora
On Sunday, August 30, the feast day of Venerable Alypius,
Iconographer of the Kiev Caves, His Grace, Eastern American Diocesan
vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in
the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.
Registration for 2015 Diocesan Assembly Now Online
Online registration for the 2015 Diocesan Assembly of Eastern American
Diocesan clergy and lay delegates is now available on the diocesan
website. With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, the
Assembly will be held at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in
Howell, NJ, this October 26-28.
NY: Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal & Canada leads Patronal Feast Day of
Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo"
On Friday, August 28, the great feast of the
Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, Holy Dormition Convent
"Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY celebrated its patronal feast day. His
Eminence Gabriel, Archbishop of Montreal & Canada, came to lead the
triumphal Divine Liturgy.