Peter Nikolayevich Budzilovich (1926-2019) Peter Nikolayevich was born on December 27, 1926 in the city of Gomel, which at the time was one of the regional centers of the Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic. His parents were Nikolay and Yevgeniya Budzilovich. The family managed to escape the USSR to freedom in August 1943 and sailed to […]
PASCHAL EPISTLE It is the Day of Resurrection. Let us be radiant, O people: Pascha! The Lord’s Pascha! For from death to life, and from earth to heaven hath Christ God has brought us, as we sing the song of victory! Beloved in the Lord clergy, monastics and laity! Dear Brothers and Sisters! CHRIST IS […]
PASCHAL EPISTLE Beloved in Christ fathers, brothers and sisters, CHRIST IS RISEN! “Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death, and on those in the tombs bestowing life.” We never tire in singing this Paschal hymn – again and again. But who are “those in the tombs”? – It’s the whole of […]
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.
The website austroca.org will continue to function as a website of the parish of Holy Martyrs of Vilnius in Yarraville.
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 […]
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 […]