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JOHNSTOWN, PA [Diocesan Chancery]-- From March 7 through March 14, 2015, Diocesan college students joined their contemporaries from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America on an OCF (Orthodox Christian Fellowship) Real Break Trip to Slovakia. OCF’s Real Break aims to prepare college students to be socially informed Orthodox Christian citizens of this world, while directing their focus on the world to come, the kingdom of heaven. Built on a foundation of fellowship, education, worship, and service, Real Break provides students the opportunity to understand the true meaning of seeing Christ in the other – traveling to all parts of the world during spring break Read more...
OTTAWA, CANADA --- During the last half of March break, the Senior Youth Group of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Sobor in Ottawa Canada went to volunteer at Saint John the Compassionate Mission in Toronto. They had a great group of 12 eager teenagers who were ready and willing to work. Prior to taking their journey, they held a fundraiser at their church to cover the cost of the trip and a donation for the mission. Through their efforts, they were able to donate $1400 to Saint John's to help support the mission's fantastic work! Read more...
Johnstown, PA [Diocesan Chancery] -- Very Rev. Protopresbyter Luke Mihaly, Pastor of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church of Danbury, CT and Dean of the New England Deanery, is presently leading an Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) Real Break Trip to St. Nicholas Children's Home in Mezilaborce, Slovakia, which is taking place through March 15, 2015. The St. Nicholas Children’s Home was constituted in 1994 by the Orthodox Church in Presov. In that same year, the St. Nicholas Children’s Home also established a special kindergarten. Read more...
JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The Diocesan Chancery has been informed that the Kulis Foundation is again offering six (6) different scholarship programs for the 2015-2016 academic year to Diocesan Students. This year, the scholarship programs will provide over $450,000 in available scholarship funds for eligible students. In 2014 13 Diocesan Students and Seminarians were recipients of scholarships. Interested students may view eligibility requirements for each of these six (6) scholarship programs and download applications by visiting Read more...
JOHNSTOWN, PA [National Sr. ACRY] --- Through the generosity of numerous Sr. ACRY chapters and parishes throughout the diocese, the National Sr. ACRY is pleased to announce that their first annual Diocesan Advent Mission Project has been a huge success. To date, over $3700.00 has been collected to benefit Diocesan mission parishes. Funds collected will be used to assist our Diocesan mission parishes that are in need of various liturgical articles and supplies. The National Sr. ACRY is currently working closely with the Diocesan Chancery to address the significant needs of our mission parishes. Read more...
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