Update: Servant of God Valery has reposed in the Lord

January 4, 2020

On December 31st, 2019 a servant of God Valery Karakolev has reposed in the Lord – a parishioner of the Holy Trinity Church in Astoria. A pious man and of deep faith, Valery was seriously ill for several years. The Lord called him to a place, “where there is no pain, nor any sorrow, nor […]

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Archbishop Andronik’s Nativity Epistle

January 6, 2020

“Christ is born, glorify Him!” Dear pastors, monastics and laypeople in the Lord! The wisdom of God, having prepared the Incarnation of God on earth, repeatedly and in many ways, was revealed to man through the lips of His Old Testament prophets and the righteous, “Children, give me your heart…”  But the heart of man, […]

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Archbishop Sofroni’s Nativity Epistle

January 6, 2020

God became Man, so that man becomes God. Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill among men. By His coming, the Lord grants us liberation, liberation from ancestral sin, the sin that bound and separated us from God. And at the same time, the Lord says in the Gospel: “Do not […]

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Bishop Andrei’s Nativity Epistle

January 6, 2020

Dear Fathers, brothers and concelebrants, mothers and sisters, I greet you with the great Feast of Christ’s Nativity! Christ was born from the Ever-pure Virgin Mary, became man, so as to unite mankind with Him. Today “the mystery which has been hidden from ages and from generations …has been revealed … which is Christ in […]

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Announcement about an Expanded Diocesan Meeting

December 31, 2019

During the course of the Diocesan Meeting that was conducted on December 6, 2019 at the Mountain View Center, a decision was made to convene an Expanded Diocesan Meeting with the participation of all the faithful of our Russian Church Abroad.  This Meeting will be held on January 24, 2020 at 7 p.m. at the Tolstoy Foundation […]

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ROCA Council of Bishops meeting November 12 and 19, 2019

December 11, 2019

Agenda of the Meeting: Archbishop Andronik’s status report on the Diocese of North America. Bishop Andrei’s status report on the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand. Our relations with the Serbian True Orthodox Church. Our relations with the Greek True Orthodox Church. Other. Archbishop Andronik’s status report on the Diocese of North America. There were […]

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The 3rd Iveron Choral Conference

October 30, 2019

The 3rd Iveron Choral Conference successfully concluded its work on Sunday, October 27, 2019, at the Church of the Holy Assumption in Trenton NJ.   As has now become established tradition, the three day choral conference came to a close with the All-Night Vigil on Saturday, the Hierarchical Liturgy on Sunday, and a panikhida to […]

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Schedule for the 3rd Iveron Choral Conference

October 22, 2019

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Patronal Feast Day at the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in Valley Cottage, NY

October 13, 2019

The Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh, which is located on the grounds of the Tolstoy Foundation in Valley Cottage, NY, celebrated the Feast Day of its patron saint on October 7-8, 2019.  The celebration began with the All-Night Vigil on October 7th, which was served by Mitered Archpriest Gregory Kotlaroff, the rector of the Church of […]

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Fr. Victor Zavodov Returns To Russia

October 4, 2019

We are pleased to inform everyone that Fr. Victor Zavodov has made steady progress in recuperating from his illness, especially since the arrival of his beloved Matushka Vera.  Fr. Victor’s recovery has been such that he has been cleared to travel back to Russia to continue his rehabilitation.   Although providence has given Fr. Victor a […]

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