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Bishop-Elect Gregory Of Nyssa To Be Ordained to the Episcopacy November 27, 2012

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Bishop-elect Gregory (Tatsis), who was elected Diocesan Bishop of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA with the title of Bishop of Nyssa by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate on August 30, 2012, will be ordained to the Episcopacy by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America on November 27, 2012 Read more...

One High School Senior Makes A Difference

Thursday, October 11, 2012

PITTSBURGH, PA -- Katy Harbist, a high school senior at Moon Area High School and a member of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society's Pittsburgh Chapter, decided that as a senior service project, she would spearhead a fund drive for the St. Nicholas Children's Home in Medzilaborec, Slovakia. This apostolate of the Presov Orthodox diocese has been a focal point of the humanitarian efforts of Archon Michael Kundrat of St. Michael's Church of Binghamton, NY over the years to provide for the needs of the children who live there. Read more...

National Youth Encounter Weekend at Camp Nazareth (Nov 9-11, 2012)

Thursday, October 11, 2012

MERCER, PA - The National Youth Encounter Weekend is November 9-11, 2012 at Camp Nazareth. The Encounter is sponsored by the National JR. ACRY, and it is open to youth ages 8-18. You do not have to be a member of the JR. ACRY to attend Read more...

Eternal Memory: Mary Fencik

Thursday, October 11, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The Diocesan Chancery has been informed that + MARY FENCIK, mother of Fr. John Fencik, passed to eternity today, October 11, 2012 at the age of 98. Read more...

Archbishop Antony Is Elected Metropolitan of The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A.

Sunday, October 07, 2012

SOUTH BOUND BROOK, NEW JERSEY -- Through the intervention of the Holy Spirit, the Extraordinary Sobor of The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. has elected, on Saturday October 6, 2012, His Eminence, Archbishop Antony as Primate (Metropolitan) of the UOC of USA. Read more...

Double Anniversary Celebration in Phoenixville

Saturday, October 06, 2012

PHOENIXVILLE, PA-- On the weekend of September 29-30, 2012, the faithful of Holy Ghost Orthodox Church of Phoenixville, PA, celebrated a double anniversary: the 75th Anniversary of the establishment of the parish and the 50th Anniversary of Ordination and Marriage of Very Rev. Protopresbyter John and Pani Marge (Soperak) Fedornock . Read more...

October is Orthodox Awareness Month On College Campuses

Thursday, October 04, 2012

BROOKLINE, MA -- Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) has designated October as Orthodox Awareness Month to foster an understanding of Orthodox Christianity and educate students on college campuses across North America. Throughout the month of October, OCF chapters are encouraged to organize activities and programs at their schools, which aim to share our Holy Apostolic Faith with the campus community Read more...

Father Roberto Ubertino Awarded Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Thursday, October 04, 2012

TORONTO, ONTARIO-- The Very Rev. Father Roberto Ubertino, the Founder and Executive Director of St. John the Compassionate Mission, was recently awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his leadership and dedication in service of the people of the Riverdale community for 26 years. The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal is a new commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. Read more...

Ecumenical Patriarchate Issues Communiqué on Respect of Religious Differences and Cessation of Violence

Monday, October 01, 2012

CONSTANTINOPLE --The Ecumenical Patriarchate expresses profound sorrow as the world has rushed into a confusing and volatile time of religious protests turning violent, and a grievous lack of consideration for religious differences. When we act disrespectfully and violently in the name of our religious prejudices or our religious beliefs we are undermining our own lives and faith, while creating an atmosphere of anger, hatred, and distrust which unravels the very thread that has woven humanity together since our creation Read more...

Diocesan Priest Wives Celebrate Patronal Feast Day

Sunday, September 30, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Many years ago, His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas, in recognition of the pivotal role our Diocesan priest wives (Panis) play in the life of the Church, placed them under the spiritual protection of St. Sophia and her daughters Faith, Hope and Love. . Today, on the feast of St. Sophia, we pay tribute to our faithful Panis who labor along side of their husbands in serving the faithful of our diocesan parishes. Read more...

 

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