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Bishop Gregory Calls Upon Diocesan Parishes To Observe College Student Sunday

Thursday, August 29, 2013

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- [Diocesan Chancery] - His Grace, Bishop Gregory, today, has called upon all Diocesan Parishes on Sunday September 15, 2013 to join Orthodox parishes across North America, of all Orthodox jurisdictions, in celebrating College Student Sunday. The purpose of this celebration is to recognize our college students and brings awareness to Orthodox campus ministry that is taking place through the efforts of the Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF), an endorsed ministry of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops Read more...

Diocese Takes Part In IOCC Emergency Responder's Training Program

Thursday, August 29, 2013

DENVER, [IOCC] - Very Rev. Fr. Miles Zdinak of Sts Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, Windber, was one twenty-two Orthodox Christians from around the country who gathered to participate in training this week at St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church in Greenwood Village, Colorado, to become new members of the IOCC Frontline. The new volunteers join more than 60 current clergy and lay volunteers who serve as part of this national network developed to respond to emergencies. Read more...

2013 ACRY Convention Draws Near

Sunday, August 25, 2013

CHICAGO, IL [National ACRY] Only four more days until kickoff of the 2013 National ACRY Convention! Niles Chapter #68 wishes everyone safe travels and looks forward to seeing their friends from throughout the Diocese this Friday. Here is a few bits of information to help with final preparations for travel. Read more...

St Stephen's Orthodox Church Celebrates Golden Jubilee

Sunday, August 25, 2013

LATROBE, PA -- On Sunday August 25, 2013, the faithful of St. Stephen the Protomartyr Orthodox Church of Latrobe, PA welcomed His Grace, Bishop Gregory for his first Canonical Visit to the Parish. His Grace joined the faithful of St. Stephen's Church to celebrate its Golden Anniversary of its establishment. Read more...

His All Holiness Celebrates The Feast of Dormition at Panaghia Soumela Monastery

Saturday, August 17, 2013

ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE - On Thursday, August 15, 2013, His All-Holiness celebrated the great feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos at the historic monastery of Panaghia Soumela in Trabzon. This is the fourth consecutive year that His All-Holiness has led an annual pilgrimage to the historical monastery since its closure nine decades ago. The monastery was founded in 386 and functioned without interruption until 1923. Among those in attendance were Bishops Seraphim of Apollonias (from Australia) and Theodosios of Brovary (from Ukraine) Read more...

Final Registration Deadline For ACRY Convention Is August 1,2013

Thursday, August 01, 2013

CHICAGO, IL - [National ACRY] Reminder! Don't forget to send in your registration forms and and booklet donations for the 2013 ACRY Convention in Chicago, IL. Deadline is August 1, 2013. Registrations forms and other information regarding the weekend are available online Read more...

Help Orthodox College Students Promote Orthodoxy on Campus!

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

BROOKLINE, MA [Orthodox Christian Fellowship Campus Ministry] --- OCF is excited to announce its first-ever Chapter Sponsorship Program. OCF wants to make sure every OCF chapter is prepared to bring Orthodoxy to their campus this year. Through the generosity of an anonymous donor, OCF has the means to send out 40 Chapter Sponsorship Kits. We want every one of our almost 200 chapters to bring a strong Orthodox presence to their welcome week activities Read more...

Second Live Broadcast From Camp Nazareth Set For Wed July 31, 2013!

Monday, July 29, 2013

MERCER, PA -- With the receipt of a new mobile broadcast/multi-media unit specially designed by the Diocesan Apostolate for Information Technology and Communication, media coverage of the Diocesan Camping Program and other special events at Camp Nazareth has been taken to a whole new level! Now it is possible to offer live news updates from Camp and high definition video messages in real time! Read more...

Live Broadcast From Camp Nazareth Scheduled!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

MERCER, PA -- Camp Nazareth is pleased to announce that it will now offer periodic live broadcasts and video messages during the Diocesan Camping weeks. The inaugural broadcast will take place this evening (Wed July 24, 2013) at 6:00 pm EST. The live broadcasts have been made possible by the Church Without Walls program of the Diocesan Apostolate For Information Technology and Communications Read more...

Bishop Gregory Is Appointed As New Episcopal Liaison To The Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF)

Friday, July 19, 2013

Brookline, MA - [Orthodox Christian Fellowship] For more than ten years His Eminence Metropolitan Isaiah of Denver has faithfully served as the Episcopal liaison for Orthodox Christian Fellowship, first to SCOBA and more recently to the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops. His Eminence has been a most necessary and helpful provider in giving OCF the sage spiritual and administrative counsel needed to grow and fulfill campus ministry over the years. Read more...


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