Celebration in Honor of Vladika John by the St. Sergius of Radonezh Parish

July 25, 2021

On the 4th July 2021, the Parish of Saint Sergius of Radonezh in Valley-Cottage held their annual celebration in memory of the great Saint of our time – Miracle-Worker Archbishop John of Shanghai and San-Francisco. Divine Liturgy was performed by Archbishop Andronik, attended by Fr. Gregory Kotlaroff and  Deacon Gregory Axelrod. The parish of St. […]

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Feast Day Report from our St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco Parish, CA

July 11, 2021

On July 2nd our parish in South San Francisco, California celebrated the feast day of our heavenly protector, Saint John, Archbishop of Shanghai and San Francisco.  We were fortunate that Hegumen Ignatiy was able to travel here from his home and parish in Trenton, NJ to serve.  Father Ignatiy was with us for several days […]

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ALTHOUGH I DIED, I – LIVE… In memory of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco

July 6, 2021

This glorious Saint was canonised by the Russian Orthodox Church abroad on the 2nd July 1994. The very important difference from the host of Saints of the Orthodox Faith is that Saint John was our contemporary. From the moment of his demise to – let’s say, up to the moment of the birth of many […]

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Monastic tonsure in the Lesna Convent

July 2, 2021

On July 1, 2021, at the conclusion of the All-night Vigil in memory of St. John, archbishop of Shanghai and San Francisco in the Lesna Convent, France, two nuns were tonsured. Nuns Anthonya and Sidonya put on the angelic habit. The tonsure was performed by Vladyka Nectary Schumandiisky. St. John was a supporter of the […]

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Orthodox Family Conference 2021

June 30, 2021

With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Andronik,a Russian Orthodox family conference will be held from July 15–17, 2021at the Spiritual Educational Center. http://mvroc.org/index.html More information can be found in the attached Russian language flyer here

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Announcement from the St. Sergius Parish at Tolstoy Foundation on the celebration of the Feast of St. John

June 29, 2021

On Sunday, July 4, according to an ongoing tradition, the parish of St. Sergius of Radonezh celebrates the blessed memory of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco.  After the liturgy, the parishioners jointly organize a charitable and festive luncheon which will be held on the premises of the Russian school of the Tolstoy Foundation. […]

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Patronal Feast in the Serbian True Orthodox Church

June 25, 2021

On the feast of Pentecost, the Monastery of the Comforter (Uteshitelevo) of the Serbian True Orthodox Church celebrated its patronal holiday which in Serbian is termed a Slava (Glory). The Divine Liturgy on this day was celebrated by the Bishop of Uteshitelevo Akakios and bishop of Shumaydia Nectarios in collaboration with his diocesan clergy. Also […]

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Patronal Feast at the Holy Trinity Church in Astoria, NY

June 23, 2021

On June 21, 2021, on the Day of the Holy Spirit, the patronal feast of the church was celebrated for the Holy Trinity Parish.  Divine Liturgy on this day was led by Archbishop Andronik of North America and New York Protopresbyter Gregory Kotlaroff, and protopriest Sergei Klestov concelebrated the Liturgy. At the Small Entrance, Priest Dmitry […]

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Wedding in the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh at the Tolstoy Foundation, Valley Cottage, NY

June 6, 2021

On Sunday, May 30, Elena Russo, daughter of Constantine and Natalia, and the newly baptized Lawrence (Frank) De-Lorenzo, were married in the church of St. Sergius the Wonderworker of Radonezh at the Tolstoy Foundation. The wedding service was performed by Protopresbyter Gregory Kotlaroff, along with Deacon Gregory Axelrod. Many years for the newly wed De-Lorenzo […]

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Funeral for the newly reposed servant of God Maxim in the Holy Trinity Church in Astoria, NY

June 6, 2021

On Saturday, May 29, the funeral service was held for the newly reposed Maxim, the son of Subdeacon Vladimir Pasechnik, in the Holy Trinity Church in Astoria, NY. The funeral service was performed by Archbishop Andronik of North America and New York, along with the rector of the parish, Priest Dmitry Dobronravov. The burial took […]

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