Unction Service at Holy Trinity Church – Tuesday, April 2nd; Tolstoy Farm – Thursday, April 11th

April 1, 2019

On Tuesday, April 2nd, at 6 PM an Unction Service will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Church, 2536 37th St., Astoria, NY, Queens. Unction Service at Tolstoy Farm will be celebrated on Thursday, April 11, at 9 AM, at Nursing Home.

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A new website of the Australian-New Zealand Diocese of the ROCA has been launched: auroca.org

March 29, 2019

The website austroca.org will continue to function as a website of the parish of Holy Martyrs of Vilnius in Yarraville.

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Funeral Service for Thomas Marino

March 17, 2019

Funeral services for 11 year old Thomas Marino were held on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Astoria, NY.  The service had a particular family feeling as diocesan clergy and friends of the deceased came together.  The service was led by Archbishop Andronik of New York and North America […]

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Updated funeral information: Thomas Marino has reposed in the Lord

March 14, 2019

By the will of God, Thomas Marino unexpectedly passed away on March 14, 2019, during the first week of Great Lent. Thomas was the young son of Xenia and Andrew Marino and had been an altar server at the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh. We ask for everyone’s holy prayers for the newly reposed […]

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Bishops’ Conference with the participation of the District Council 22 February 2019

March 1, 2019

Attendees:  Archbishop Andronik, Bishop Andrei, Mitred Archpriest Mikhail Konstantinov, Mitred Archpriest Gregory Kotlaroff, Archpriest Sergey Klestov, Priest Dimitriy Dobronravov, Priest Chad Arneson, Deacon Timothy Claider, Reader Aleksey Klestov, Dimitri Gontscharow, Mark Kotlaroff.   Resolved: The name of Archbishop Andronik’s diocese is changed to the Diocese of New York and North America.  Appropriate decrees will be […]

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List of Parishes

February 28, 2019

RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH ABROAD (DIASPORA DISTRICT OF THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH)   Australia   CATHEDRAL: THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY MARTYRS OF VILNIUS 8 Willis Street, Yarraville, VIC 3013 website: austroca.org Bishop Andrei, Rector Mobile: 0431 695 457 Priest Maxim Sahnov Deacon Vassily Iakimov   MONASTERY OF ST THEOGNIOS 78 Bonneys Lane, PO Box 763, […]

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February 3rd – Feast Day of the Icon of the Mother of God “Joy and Consolation.” Patronal Feast Day of our Church in Montreal, Canada.

February 13, 2019

On this festive Sunday, the Church of the Icon of the Mother of God “Joy and Consolation” in Montreal, Canada, received an archpastoral visit from its ruling bishop, Archbishop Andronik of Syracuse and St. Nicholas, on its Patronal Feast Day.  He was warmly greeted by the parish and by its rector Archpriest George Tsap.  Vladyka […]

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Opinion: Homeschooling – Part One

February 11, 2019

Not long ago I have met an elderly American teacher. I vividly remember his story about his fascinating life and family. His mother grew up in a small town called Dover, Massachusetts and graduated from high school in 1901. By the standards of that time, she received a most ordinary education. She learned perfect French […]

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St John and St Philaret School of Theology – Information

January 29, 2019

Introduction According to the decision of the Bishops’ Council, St. John and St. Philaret School of Theology has been launched. Currently, our Church is experiencing a shortage of clergy. That’s why it is essential that we see to the preparation of future pastors. With this aim in mind, it was decided to found a Theological […]

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