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2015

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Bishop Gregory Issues Archpastoral Letter Regarding 2015 Young Women's Retreat

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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...

Diocesan Priests Travel to Camp Nazareth For Annual Convocation

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- [Diocesan Chancery] In the joy of the Resurrection, Priests from throughout the Diocese have gathered at Camp Nazareth today, with His Grace Bishop Gregory for their annual Convocation. The Diocesan Priests will spend the next three days in prayer, study and Christian fellowship, to strengthen their bond of unity. During their time together, the Diocesan Priests will have the opportunity to spend some quality time with His Grace, Bishop Gregory and their brothers in Christ during this most joyful and Bright Week of the Year. Read more...

Archpastoral Letter For Pascha 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015

On this great and glorious Feast of Pascha – the Resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, our hearts are filled with tremendous joy, our souls are transformed and we bask in the Light of Truth. This year I want to share with you an excerpt from an inspiring, uplifting and brilliant homily of our Father among the Saints, Gregory of Nyssa. The reign of life has begun, the tyranny of death is ended. A new birth has taken place, a new life has come, a new order of existence has appeared, our very nature has been transformed! This birth is not brought about by human generation, by the will of man, or by the desire of the flesh, but by God. Read more...

Follow Bishop Gregory's Holy Week Pilgrimage On Line!

Monday, April 06, 2015

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...

Register Now For 2015 ACRY Bowling Tournament!

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

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...

Cathedral Holy Week Services To Be Live-Streamed

Monday, March 30, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA ---The Very Rev. Protopresbyter Robert Buczak has announced today that scheduled Divine Services for Holy Week at Christ the Saviour Cathedral will be live streamed. Holy Friday Vespers, Resurrection Matins and the Paschal Divine Liturgy will be archived for on-demand viewing. Read more...

Diocesan Parishes Invited To Submit Photos of Holy Week and Pascha

Monday, March 30, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Diocesan Parishes are cordially invited to submit via email up to 3 photos of this year's Holy week and Paschal services for inclusion in a special photo gallery, "Pascha throughout the Diocese". Read more...

Schedule of His Grace, Bishop Gregory For
April - 2015

Friday, March 27, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The schedule of His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa for April 2015, has been released by the Diocesan Chancery. Read more...

Diocesan College Students Participate in Real Break Trip to Slovakia

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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...

Canadian Youth Take Part in Mission Trip to Toronto

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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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