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JOHNSTOWN, PA -- His Grace Bishop Gregory has issued the following Archpastoral Letter regarding the upcoming Diocesan Young Women's Retreat: Dear Diocesan Parents and Children, During the 1st ever Young Women's Encounter last summer 26 young women from across our Diocese had the opportunity to hear from Orthodox women who are following God's calling. They enjoyed fellowship and learned to use their individual gifts and find their role in the Church. This summer, our Diocese is happy to host the 2nd Annual Young Women's Encounter! The YWE is designed specifically for our Diocesan young women. Read more...
JOHNSTOWN, PA [Diocesan Chancery] -- His Grace, Bishop Gregory, in what has become an annual tradition, embarked yesterday upon a seven day journey to celebrate the Divine Services of Holy Week with the faithful of seven Diocesan Communities. His Grace's itinerary includes: St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Barton, Ohio; Holy Cross Mission in Columbus, Ohio; Sts Cyril and Methodios Church, Mercer, PA; St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church and St. Nicholas Church, Warren, Ohio; St. Mary's Church, Morgantown, WV; Nativity of Our Lord Church, Manasses, VA and Christ the Saviour Cathedral. Read more...
JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Complete details regarding the upcoming 67th Metropolitan Orestes Memorial Bowling Tournament have just been released by the National ACRY. This year's tournament which will take place on Memorial Day Weekend May 22-25, 2015 is being hosted by St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church of Stratford, CT ( Silver Lane). While sponsored by the National ACRY, it is open to all Diocesan faithful who wish to enjoy a weekend of Christian Fellowship and worship. Read more...
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...
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