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Uzhorod Cathedral of Holy Cross

Archpastoral Letter For The Beginning of the Seminary Academic Year 2010

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Once again, we prepare to open the doors of study to the students of our Christ the Saviour Seminary to begin its 71st academic year. While the words of wisdom expressed by the authors of the Book of Proverbs apply to each and every man and woman, they are, and ought to be, especially appropriate to those who are leaders of communities, Read more...

Archpastoral Letter For The Beginning of the Church New Year (Indiction) 2010

Thursday, September 02, 2010

There is an old time song which included this lyric: "Everything old is new again." This is a concept that is witnessed to in our Holy Orthodox Church each and every year. On August 31/September 13, the old year ends, and on September 1/14, a new liturgical year begins! In many ways, the new year is just like the one that has passed, with perhaps a few new additions. Read more...

Youth Pilgrimage 2010 Videos Now Posted

Monday, August 30, 2010

MERCER, PA -- The video bursts produced at the recent Diocesan Youth Pilgrimage are now posted at the Arena Youth Website. The videos were written and produced by the youth in attendance to express their love for Christ and the Orthodox Faith and how they use their gifts and talents for the glory of God. Read more...

Metropolitan Nicholas: Homily Series on The Dormition of the Mother of God

Sunday, August 29, 2010

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Audio Feed of His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas' inspiring homily for the Sunday After Dormition, delivered this morning at Christ the Saviour Cathedral is now posted on-line. It is the third in a series of three homilies on the life and vocation of the Most-Holy Theotokos that are available for the edification of our diocesan faithful.. Read more...

CNN Airs World's Untold Stories - Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Saturday, August 28, 2010

NEW YORK, NY -- This weekend, CNN will feature His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in a story entitled, "The Last Patriarch? Greeks in Turkey" on the next episode of "World's Untold Stories". Broadcast Schedule: Saturday, August 28: (EDT, New York) 9:30 a.m., 4:00 p.m. Sunday, August 29: 8:00 a.m., 4:30 p.m., 11:00 p.m. Monday, August 30: (GMT) 03:00 Tuesday, August 31: (EDT, New York) 8:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. Read more...

Archpastoral Homily For Dormition 2010

Friday, August 27, 2010

The years of life seem to pass so quickly, the pace of time quickening as the years advance, and no person can escape the relentless currents that carry each of us to life’s twilight and to the inevitable encounter with the specter of our own mortality. Read more...

Photo Gallery for Diocesan Youth Pilgrimage Now Posted

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

MERCER, PA -- Photo Gallery for Diocesan Youth Pilgrimage 2010, held August 20-22, 2010 at Camp Nazareth is now available for viewing. Read more...

2010 Diocesan Pilgrimage Photo Gallery Now Posted

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

MERCER, PA -- Photos of the 2010 Diocesan Pilgrimage in Honor of the Transfiguration of Our Lord and the Dormition of the Mother of God which took place on August 21-22, 2010 at Camp Nazareth are now posted on-line. Read more...

Support Efforts to Rebuild Orthodox Church at Ground Zero

Sunday, August 22, 2010

NEW YORK -- Learn how you can support the rebuilding of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church which was destroyed at Ground Zero. Read more...

Serbian Orthodox Metropolitan Christopher Reposes in the Lord

Saturday, August 21, 2010

CHICAGO, IL -- His Eminence, Metropolitan Christopher [Kovacevich] of Libertyville and Chicago of the Serbian Orthodox Church fell alseep in the Lord here on Wednesday, August 18, 2010, the eve of the Great Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord according to the Julian Calendar. Metropolitan Christopher recently had been diagnosed with bone and brain cancer, for which he was undergoing treatment. Read more...

 

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