Official Letters of Condolence

 

Condolences From the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Beloved in the Lord clergymen and flock of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese in the USA: News of the repose of His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas, who was universally beloved, brought pain not only in my unworthy heart but in the hearts of many who had know the dear Vladyka. I pray for the repose of his soul in the abode of the righteous Read more...

Condolences From the Midwest Diocese of the OCA

Thursday, March 24, 2011

On behalf of the clergy and faithful of the Diocese of the Midwest, I would like to express my sincere sympathy to the Smisko family, as well as to the clergy and faithful of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the U.S.A. for the recent loss of your beloved shepherd in Christ, His Eminence, Metropolitan NICHOLAS. Read more...

Condolences From the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church in America

Thursday, March 24, 2011

It was with profound sadness that we learned of the blessed repose of His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas, Ruling Hierarch of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese. In our sadness we are greatly comforted that Metropolitan Nicholas, in life and in death, has been a witness to the love of our Lord Jesus Christ and to Christ’s Holy Resurrection. Read more...

Condolences From: The Council of Bishops of The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada

Monday, March 21, 2011

It is with great sadness that we receive the news of our brother in Christ's falling asleep on this day of March 13th, 2011. Along with ourselves, the clergy and devout laity of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada, join in expressing our most profound condolences to the clergy and faithful of the diocese and implore Christ our true God, risen from the dead, Read more...

Condolences From: The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Thursday, March 17, 2011

I wish to convey to you, my deepest and most heartfelt consolation as well as those of the Holy Eparchial Synod and the clergy and faithful of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Read more...

Condolences From The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church

Thursday, March 17, 2011

We are saddened to learn of the passing of the ever-memorable Metropolitan Nicholas of Amissos, ruling hierarch of your diocese. For over fifty hears, His Eminence worked tirelessly to build up the Church of Christ in America through pastoral ministry and monastic struggle, through the encouragement of the young and the formation of clergy, through divine worship and loving service to all creation. Read more...

Condolences From: The Greek Catholic Eparchy of Mukachevo

Thursday, March 17, 2011

"O Christ, give rest to the soul of your servants, where there is no pain, sorrow or mourning, but life everlasting." With great sorrow we received the message of Metropolitan Nicholas' passing and submit our heartfelt sympathy to brothers and family members as well as to all the clergy and faithful of the American Carpatho-Russian Church. We remember Metropolitan Nicholas as an eminent and dedicated personality. Read more...

Condolences From: The Roman Catholic Diocese of Scranton

Thursday, March 17, 2011

On behalf of the Most Reverend James C. Timlin, D.D, Bishop Emeritus of Scranton; the Most Reverend Joseph F. Martino, D.D., Hist. E.D., Bishop Emeritus of Scranton; the Most Reverend John M. Dougherty, D.D., Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Scranton; the clergy; religious and lay faithful of the Diocese of Scranton, Read more...

Condolences From: The Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Passaic

Thursday, March 17, 2011

On behalf of the Metropolitan Church of Pittsburgh and the Eparchy of Passaic, we extend our prayers of condolence for the passing of Metropolitan Nicholas to the clergy and people of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese and the Smisko family. Read more...

Condolences From: The Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Parma

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,Permit me to join you in mourning the loss of your spiritual father, the God-loved bishop, Metropolitan Nicholas of Amissos. All Christianity grieves the loss an exemplary spiritual leader. Metropolitan Nicholas is clearly such a person. Read more...

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