Nativity at St. Sergius Church in Valley Cottage, NY

January 12, 2021

THE NATIVITY of our LORD JESUS CHRIST, Vigil, Great Compline https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfF1nkp5PtQ THE NATIVITY of our LORD JESUS CHRIST, Hours and Divine Liturgy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWW7ofd1h9U

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Bishop Andrei’s Nativity Epistle

January 4, 2021

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” (Luke 2:14) Dear Fathers, brothers and concelebrants, mothers and sisters, What manner of peace did the Angels announce to the shepherds in the night of Christ’s Birth? Don’t we see that there is no peace and never was on earth? The history […]

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Archbishop Andronik’s Nativity Epistle

January 4, 2021

Christ is born! Glorify Him!Christ descends from the heavens, welcome Him!Christ is now on earth, O be jubilant! The Nativity of Christ is a celebration of the heavenly hosts.  Born in this world the Son of God became the Son of Man, yet He remained God.  The Most Holy Theotokos Mary became a Mother, while […]

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Commemorative Publications for the Celebration of the 100th Year Jubilee of the ROCA

January 4, 2021

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ! The recent centenary of the Russian Church Abroad recalled the life of several generations of our people. Our pastors in their articles have marked out various important aspects of the century of our church’s existence in the form of two beautiful brochures; “The Path of the Russian Orthodox Church […]

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St. John of Kronstadt

January 4, 2021

On January 2nd new style the Russian Orthodox Church commemorates the day of the repose of one of the greatest saints and miracle workers revealed in Russia not long before the revolution and the fall of the Russian Empire, St. John (Sergiev) of Kronstadt. As a young man St. John dreamed of being a missionary […]

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Enrollment is Open for the St. John and St. Philaret School of Theology – 1st semester

January 3, 2021

Enrollment is now open for the 1st semester. Classes start in February 2021. For more information about the School of Theology and enrollment, please click here: https://auroca.org/enrollment-update/

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The First Graduation of the St. John and St. Philaret School of Theology – 2020

January 2, 2021

Two years ago our School of Theology opened. With the help of God, we were able to gather a group of promising candidates for service in our Church. Over these two years, we have seen evidence of God’s blessing upon our humble endeavour, and this in spite of our own weaknesses. Our teachers represented the […]

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Bishops’ Teleconference with the participation of the District Council of the ROCA, December 22, 2020

December 28, 2020

Meeting agenda: 1. Pilgrimage to Serbia and Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the ROCA 2. Acceptance of bishops and clerics from other jurisdictions into communion. 3. Our relationship with Met. Filaret (Semovskih) Resolutions: 1. Vl. Andronik and other participants in the trip to Serbia described their impressions. It was, indeed, a grace-filled communion in […]

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27 November/10 December: Feast day of the Hodigitria (Indicator of the Way) of the Russian Diaspora, the Kursk-Root Icon of the Most Holy Mother of God

December 10, 2020

The Kursk-Root Icon of the Most Holy Mother of God is one of the oldest and best-known holy objects of Ancient Russia. This icon appeared miraculously in the XIII century at the root of a tree near the Tuskary river in the Kursk region of central Russia. A healing spring appeared and continues to flow […]

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PATH OF THE RUSSIAN CHURCH ABROAD – PATH OF CHURCH TRUTH

December 1, 2020

Translated by Seraphim Larin From the very first days of Her creation, the fundamental significance of the Russian Church Abroad was that, beginning with Met. Anthony, She was the bearer of Church Truth in our dark and deceitful times. The Serbian Patriarch Barnabas, in a homily spoken in the Russian Holy Trinity Church in Belgrade, […]

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