Press Releases - 2014

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2014 Lenten Youth Project To Benefit St. John the Compassionate Mission

Friday, February 28, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- With the blessing of His Grace, Bishop Gregory, the National Junior ACRY, as in previous years, has taken it upon itself to aid the Diocesan ministry of Saint John the Compassionate, located in the inner city of Toronto, Ontario. The National Junior ACRY has renewed its ongoing effort to assist in the work of Saint John the Compassionate. This renewed commitment was affirmed at the National Convention in Chicago this past summer. One again members of the Junior ACRY had the opportunity to visit the Mission this past summer and experience the labors of love that take place there each and everyday. Read more...

Lenten Services To Be Broadcast Live From Christ the Saviour Cathedral

Thursday, February 27, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- As part of its continuing outreach efforts to the shut-ins and homebound, the Diocesan Apostolate For Information Technology and Communications, will this year live stream Divine Services from Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Wednesday and Friday Evenings during the Great Fast. Read more...

Schedule of His Grace, Bishop Gregory For
March 2014

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The schedule of His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa for March 2014, has been released by the Diocesan Chancery. Read more...

John C. Kulis Charitable Foundation Offers Scholarship Opportunity For Diocesan Youth

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The Diocesan Chancery has been informed that Diocesan Students may be eligible for a $5,000 Undergraduate or a $5,000 Graduate Scholarship through the John C. Kulis Charitable Foundation. A total of ten undergraduate and ten graduate scholarships will be awarded. To be eligible, a student must be actively involved in ther Eastern Orthodox faith and a member of a parish in one of the following jurisdictions: American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, or the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the United States. Scholarships are based on need and all candidates must provide evidence of true financial need. Read more...

On-Line Scripture Study To Resume For The Lenten Season

Friday, February 21, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The Diocesan Chancery is pleased to announce that the on-line Orthodox Bible Study Class, hosted by St. Nicholas Orthodox Church of Warren, Ohio, will resume this coming Saturday, February 21, 2014 after a several week hiatus. The harsh winter weather caused water lines to burst, which resulted in extensive water damage to the Church complex and the internet broadcast system. This year's study is focusing on the Gospel of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John The class is led by Very Rev. Protopresbyter Kenneth Bachofsky, D. Min, Professor of Sacred Scripture at Christ the Saviour Seminary and Pastor of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Warren, Ohio. The class takes place on Saturday evenings at 4:45 pm and is approximately 60 minutes in duration. The Gospel of St. John is being read and discussed within the context of the patristic mindset of the Church. Emphasis is placed on both the Gospel's historical context and application to contemporary life. Read more...

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