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Observing the First Anniversary of the Repose of +Metropolitan Nicholas

Monday, March 12, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- It does not seem possible that one year has passed since the Repose in the Lord of our God Loving +Metropolitan Nicholas of Thrice-Blessed Memory. There is not a one of us, who does not recall where we were or what we were doing when we learned that His Eminence Fell-Asleep-In-The Lord at 3:00 pm on Sunday March 13, 2011. Read more...

Still Time To Register For Diocesan Lenten Retreats!

Saturday, March 10, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA [National ACRY] Do you want to make the most out of the Holy Season of Great Lent? Do you need encouragement in following the Way of the Cross, as you prepare for Pascha? Why not join your fellow sojourners on the journey to the Resurrection of our Saviour and take part in one of the regional Lenten Retreats sponsored by the National ACRY? Read more...

Jr. ACRY 2012 Lenten Youth Project

Friday, March 09, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA - The National Junior ACRY has announced plans for a special Lenten Youth Project to benefit our Diocesan St. John the Compassionate Mission in Toronto Ontario. While sponsored by the JR. ACRY all diocesan youth are encouraged to participate. The following is the text of a letter from Very Rev. Miles Zdinak, National Jr. ACRY Spiritual Advisor, which is being sent to all JR.ACRY chapters and all diocesan parishes regarding the project. Read more...

Experience the Beauty of Great Lent In the On-Line Prayer Corner

Friday, March 09, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Do you need a break from the stress of daily life during this season of Great and Holy Lent? Would you like to experience the beauty of the liturgical hymns of Great Lent as sung in the Carpatho-Rusyn Plain Chant? Join us in our on-line prayer corner. Read more...

One Year Anniversary Memorial Service For Metropolitan Nicholas to Be Live Broadcasted

Friday, March 09, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The Diocesan Chancery has announced that the one year Memorial (Parastas) service for +His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas, which is scheduled to take place at 5:00 pm on Tuesday March 13, 2012 at Christ the Saviour Cathedral, will be live-streamed on the diocesan website. Read more...

Diocese To Mark the One Year Anniversary of Repose of +Metropolitan Nicholas

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The Diocesan Chancery has announced that special memorial services will take place at Christ the Saviour Cathedral and St. John the Baptist Parish in Perth Amboy New Jersey to mark the one year anniversary of the repose of +His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas, who Fell-Asleep-In-The-Lord on March 13, 2011. Read more...

Archpastoral Encyclical on Great Lent 2012 - Archbishop Demetrios

Monday, February 27, 2012

As we begin this season of Holy and Great Lent, we do so in anticipation of the blessings we will receive as we commune with Christ through the special services, observances, and disciplines of our Orthodox Christian faith. We embark on a journey of faith, with the destination of the joy of Pascha before us, knowing that abundant spiritual treasure awaits if we are committed to intensifying prayer and fasting and service to others in charity. Read more...

Join Orthodox College Students In 24 Hours of Unceasing Prayer

Sunday, February 26, 2012

BROOKLINE, MA -- The Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) invites you to join Orthodox College Students throughout North America as they usher in Great Lent this evening by beginning a 24 hour coast to coast unceasing prayer chain. Local OCF Chapters will be taking one hour prayer shifts on campus and in local Orthodox parishes to pray for their fellow college students, family and friends, beginning at 6:00 pm this evening and continuing through 6:00 pm tommorow. Read more...

Catechetical Homily For Great Lent of His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Sunday, February 26, 2012

In recent times, we observe an elevated level of concern. Many challenges arise. The world is suffering and yearns for help. Indeed, we are going through a general test. Some people call it a financial decline; others refer to it as a political crisis. So far as we are concerned, it is a matter of spiritual perversion. And a solution exists. Many resolutions are proposed and numerous viewpoints are heard. Yet, the problems persist. People feel deserted and alone. Their deeper nature is ignored. They remain in the gloom of confusion and depression. Read more...

Holy Cross Orthodox Mission to Host Lenten Retreat

Saturday, February 18, 2012

COLUMBUS, OHIO -- Holy Cross Orthodox Mission (2548 Billingsley Road, Columbus, OH 43235) is holding a Lenten Retreat on Saturday, March 31, 2012, beginning at 10 a.m. and concluding at 5:00 p.m. The day will be led by the V. Rev. Protopresbyter Kenneth Bachofsky, DMin. Fr. Ken is pastor of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Warren, OH and a faculty member at Christ the Saviour Seminary Read more...

 

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