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Final Week of 2012 Diocesan Summer Camping Program Begins

Sunday, July 29, 2012

MERCER, PA --- Diocesan Campers from the Pittsburgh, Mid-Atlantic, Tri-State and Washington D.C. Deaneries Deaneries arrived this afternoon at Camp Nazareth for the third and final week of the 2012 Camping Program.These young men and women from across the diocese, join the more than 200 of the peers who have already participated in this year's program which has been described by campers, clergy and staff alike as the "best ever" This year's theme is The Church is the Door to Life. Read more...

Funeral Services For Protodeacon John Youhas Celebrated

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

AMBRIDGE, PA -- Funeral services for the ever-memorable Protodeacon John Youhas, parish vocation of St. John the Baptist Church, Ambridge, PA and personal deacon to the late Metropolitan Nicholas were conducted today. Representing His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios, Diocesan Locum Tenens, was the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Frank P. Miloro, Diocesan Chancellor. Read more...

Videos From Camp Nazareth On-Line

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The Diocesan Chancery is pleased to announce that two recently produced videos featuring our diocesan youth at Camp Nazareth are now available on-line. The first video is of the Divine Liturgy celebrated during the first week of the 2012 Camping Season. Experience for yourself the beauty of the camp church and the angelic singing Read more...

Reflections on the Falling Asleep In The Lord of Protodeacon John Youhas

Sunday, July 22, 2012

DIOCESAN CHANCERY -- Protodeacon John Youhas returned home to the Lord and entered into eternal rest with his family at his side early Friday morning, July 20, 2012, after a year long battle with cancer. Born May 17, 1950, in Central City, PA, the son of John and Kathryn (Pribish) Youhas, he was a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Ambridge, PA. Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Andrew (Katren) Pribish, and Michael (Mary) Youhas; and many aunts and uncles. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Bonita (Ronald) Raible of Callawassie Island-Okatie, SC; niece, Tamara (Danny) Wilson of Boynton Beach, FL; along with several uncles, aunts and cousins. Read more...

2012 Orthodox Youth Mission Team ASP Trip, July 7-15

Sunday, July 22, 2012

DANBURY, CT -- The Orthodox Youth Mission team was in Johnson City, TN from July 7-15, 2012 to participate in the Appalachian Service Project. The team was lead by Father Luke Mihaly of Holy Trinity in Danbury, CT along with 4 other adult leaders. The team consisted of 11 teens from the parishes of Holy Trinity Danbury, CT, St. John's Mill Hill Avenue, Bridgeport, CT, Holy Trinity Yonkers, NY, St. Barbara's Orange, CT and St. Alexis in Clinton, CT. The first project was installing vinyl siding, reframing an outside wall, and creating a drainage ditch for an elderly woman who lives alone. The second project was installing a new outside wall, including framing, insulating, sheathing and siding for an elderly couple Read more...

Eternal Memory: Protodeacon John Youhas

Friday, July 20, 2012

AMBRIDGE, PA --AMBRIDGE, PA -- PROTODEACON JOHN YOUHAS, of St. John the Baptist Church, fell -asleep-in-the Lord early this morning, July 20, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer. Protodeacon John was the long-time and ever-memorable personal deacon to His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas. Read more...

2012 Diocesan Summer Camping Program Begins

Sunday, July 15, 2012

MERCER, PA --- Diocesan Campers from the New York, New Jersey, New England, Florida and Canadian Deaneries arrived this afternoon at Camp Nazareth for the first of three camping weeks. An exciting schedule of events has been planned for our diocesan youth Read more...

Archimandrite Grigorios (Tatsis) Is Nominated By Diocesan Priests As Successor To Metropolitan Nicholas

Friday, July 13, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA [Christ The Saviour Cathedral] -- Meeting in Special Assembly today which was presided over by His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of America, Diocesan Locum Tenens, the priests of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA nominated the Very Rev. Archimandrite Grigorios (Tatsis) as successor to His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas of Amissos. Read more...

Follow Special Assembly On-Line

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA [Diocesan Chancery] -- Diocesan faithful who will not be in attendance at Christ the Saviour Cathedral for the Special Assembly of Diocesan Priests are encouraged to follow the event on-line. Beginning at 9:00 am EST, the Divine Liturgy, presided over by His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios and the election proceedings which immediately follow, will be broadcast live over the internet. Read more...

High School Mission Team Leaves For Toronto

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA --- The Diocesan Chancery is pleased to report that a High School Mission Team, led by Very Rev. Fr. Miles Zdinak and Very Rev. Protopresbyter Peter Paproski, is today on its way to our Diocesan St. John The Compassionate Mission in Toronto, Canada. The team will be in place from July 10-13, 2012 Read more...

 

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