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HOMESTEAD, PA -- On April 6, 2013, the Central Regional Diocesan Lenten Retreat, sponsored by the National ACRY took place at St. Nicholas Church in Homestead, PA.The day-long retreat began with the celebration of All Souls Saturday Liturgy and concluded with Great Vespers and Litya for the Feast of the Annunciation. Read more...
MERCER, PA -- Camp Nazareth and Orthodox Christian Fellowship are proud to announce the "Second Annual Overcome the World College Retreat," will take place at Camp Nazareth in Mercer, PA on May 19-21, 2013. College Students are invited to come and recharge their spiritual batteries, make new friends and experience Orthodox Christianity like never before. There will be guest speakers, group workshops, evening social events, food, fun and plenty of opportunity for faith enrichment. Read more...
MERCER, PA [Camp Nazareth] -- In a pastoral letter to all Diocesan families, His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa has extended a cordial invitation to all Diocesan Parents and Children to join him for a new event at Camp Nazareth in conjunction with Family Day. The event is called Family Camp and is exactly what it sounds like. Families "camping" together in the Camp cabins and participating in a weekend of services Read more...
JOHNSTOWN, PA [National SR ACRY] -- As the season of Great and Holy Lent draws closer once again, The National Senior ACRY has designated the Month of March to be ACRY Ambassador Month. The ACRY Ambassador is a leadership position that has been created to generate awareness of and interest in the ACRY. The Ambassador is called upon to exemplify the values and commitment of service to others that the ACRY holds itself to. Read more...
NEW ORLEANS, LA -- Underscoring the conviction of His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa that our youth are not the future of the Church, but rather are full members from the moment of their baptism, Alex Righetti, a member of St. John the Baptist Parish in Ambridge, PA and a third year student at the University of Pittsburgh has decided this Spring Break to offer his time and talents to help others in need. This week Alex has been a part of an Orthodox Christian Fellowship College Ministry Real Break Service team that has been dispatched to New Orleans to work with International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) and Habitat for Humanity to rebuild several homes destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Read more...
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