Toronto, Canada: The 22nd Annual Church
Musicians’ Conference is Announced in the Canadian Diocese
With the blessings of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of
Eastern America & New York, and of His Eminence Gabriel, Archbishop of
Montreal & Canada, the Synodal Liturgical Music Commission of the
Synod of Bishops
Glen Cove, NY: "Verbochki"
Children’s Theater to holds it premier of "Finist the
On Sunday, June 10, the Church of the Intercession of
the Holy Virgin in Glen Cove, NY graciously threw open the
doors of their parish hall for the Children’s Theater
Group "Verbochki" ("Little Willows"), who came to premier
their play, "Finist the Bright Falcon."
Jordanville, NY: A Sermon by
Protodeacon Andrei Kuraev in Holy Trinity Monastery
On Monday, June 4, on the Feast of the Holy Spirit, Moscow
Theological Academy professor Protodeacon Andrei Kuraev
took part in the divine services in honor of the patronal
feast day of Holy Trinity
Monastery in Jordanville, NY.
Jackson, NJ: The First
Anniversary of Archpriest Philip Petrovsky’s Repose
On Friday, June 15, on the first anniversary of the repose
of Archpriest Philip Petrovsky, family and friends of the
departed gathered in the lower Holy Protection
Church at St.
Vladimir Memorial Church in Jackson,
NJ, for a Liturgy for the Departed in Fr. Philip’s memory.
Howell, NJ: The Hawaiian
Iveron Icon of the Mother of God concluded a two-week
visitation to the Eastern American Diocese
Sunday, June 10, the myrrh-streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon
of the Mother of God concluded a two week visitation to
the Eastern American Diocese. With the blessing of the
First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, His Eminence,
Vineland, NJ: Bishop Jerome
led the Patronal Feast of Holy Trinity Church
June 3, the great feast of Pentecost, His Grace, Eastern
American Diocesan vicar Bishop Jerome of Manhattan, paid
an archpastoral visit to Holy Trinity Church in Vineland,
NJ, on the occasion of the parish’s patronal feast day...
Brooklyn, NY: Pentecost in the
Parish of our Lady "The Inexhaustible Chalice"
On Sunday, June 3, the parish of the Church of our Lady
"The Inexhaustible Chalice" on Brighton Beach in Brooklyn,
NY celebrated the feast of Holy Pentecost. Summer has
arrived, nature is reborn, and alongside the world’s
awakening our spiritual lives begin anew.
Washington, DC: Lectures by
Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) and Nun Vassa (Larin) will
be held at St. John the Baptist Cathedral
Orthodox theologian Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) will
present a lecture in the parish hall of St. John the
Baptist Cathedral at 7:00 PM on Friday, June 22. His
Eminence will speak on the Jesus Prayer.
Mayfield, PA: "We look
the sin to see the person, and embrace the person in
reconciliation:" Met. Jonah’s sermon in St. John the
On Sunday, May
27, with the blessing of the First Hierarch of the Russian
Church Abroad, His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, the
Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, His Beatitude
Jonah, Metropolitan of All America & Canada...
Jordanville: Holy Trinity
Seminary holds its 64th Annual Commencement
On Sunday, May 27, Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary held its
64th Annual Commencement. The ceremonies began at two
o’clock in the afternoon with a Thanksgiving Moleben,
served by monastery rector and acting seminary dean
Archimandrite Luke (Murianka)...
Howell, NJ: The Ceremonial
Opening of Russian House "Rodina"
Saturday, May 26, the ceremonial opening of Russian House
"Rodina" was held in Howell, NJ. The Russian House is the
ideological successor to the "Rodina" Russian Cultural
Society, founded in 1954 and located in the same building.
Registration has begun for St.
St. Seraphim Camp opens its
registration on-line for the July 29-August 5, 2012 term.
The camp, located in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains, is
open to children ages 3-18. The camp was begun with lease
blessing and encouragement of the ever memorable
Holy Cross Monastery
in Wayne, WV, were led by the monastery’s deputy abbot,
Abbot Seraphim (Voepel), co-served by monastery clergy...
Wayne, WV: The Feast of
Pentecost in Holy Cross Monastery
Saturday the 2nd and Sunday the 3rd of June, on the Great
Feast of Holy Pentecost, divine services in
New York City: A Pro-Life Protest began
with a Moleben at UN Headquarters
On Friday, June 1, International Children’s Day,
Orthodox activists held a pro-life rally in New York City.
In doing so, they
lent their voices to an international campaign by the Russian pro-life
movement "Warriors for Life," which also held events in Moscow, St.
Petersburg, Bryansk, Cheboksary, in the Ukraine, and in Poland.
Jordanville, NY: Holy Spirit
Day in Holy Trinity Monastery
On Monday, June 4, on the Feast of the Holy
Spirit, annual festivities were held in Jordanville, New
York for the feast day of Holy Trinity Monastery. Although
the monastery’s feast day is actually held the day before,
on Trinity Sunday, many clergy and faithful have begun
coming to Jordanville the following day...
Virginia Beach, VA: Bishop
Jerome led the patronal feast day in St. Joseph of Optina
On Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th of May, the feast
day of the Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council, divine
services were held in St. Joseph of Optina Church in
Virginia Beach, VA,
2nd International Rachmaninoff Russian Music Festival
In order to hear real
Russian music, sometimes you need to travel to America. On
Sunday, May 27, Russian music enthusiasts had an opportunity
to attend a spiritual music festival "Russia’s Musical
Treasure" in Boston, MA.