One hundredth year Jubilee of Patriarch Tikhon’s Ukase (Decree)

September 14, 2020

This year, we are celebrating the hundredth year jubilee of the establishment of ROCA (19th November 1920), but it’s important that we also commemorate a jubilee no less significant – one hundred years from the day of publication of the “Decree of the Holy Patriarch, the Holy Synod and the Supreme Ecclesiastical Council of the […]

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The 4th Iveron Choral Conference

September 8, 2020

Friday October 30 – Sunday November 1, 2020 With the blessing of Archbishop Andronik, the ROCA Assistance Fund is organizing this two and a half day Russian Orthodox conference which honors the Iveron Myrrh-streaming Icon of the Mother of God and Her keeper Brother Joseph (Jose Cortez-Munoz), who suffered a martyr’s end twenty three years […]

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Bishops’ Conference

August 30, 2020

Bishops’ Conference (by phone) with the participation of the ROCA District Council 20th of August 2020. Conference agenda: 1. The question of the canonicity of ordinations performed by the Synod of Met. Vitaly in Mansonville, in 2001. 2. Commemoration of the authorities. Resolutions: 1. After a lengthy discussion and consideration of all the circumstances, it […]

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ROCA Epistle Translated into Serbian

August 25, 2020

ПОСЛАНИЦА АРХИЈЕРЕЈСКОГА САБОРА ЗАГРАНИЧНОГ ОКРУГА РПЦЗ Вољена децо наше Цркве, Сматрамо да је наша пастирска дужност да вам се обратимо с овом поруком, појашњавајући наш заједнички поглед на оно што се догађа сада у свету. Свети апостол Јован Богослов, пре више од 19 векова, написао је својим ученицима: „Децо, последњи је час“ (1 Јован 2, […]

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Bishops’ Conference (by phone) with the participation of the ROCA District Council

August 3, 2020

Bishops’ Conference (by phone) with the participation of the ROCA District Council 8th and 20th of July 2020. Conference agenda: 1. Archbishop Andronik’s report. 2.  Bishop Andrei’s report. 3. Church life in today’s difficult times. 4. Celebration of ROCA’s 100th anniversary. 5. Other matters. Vladyka Andronik’s report: Recently, Vladyka ordained deacon Gregory Axelrod for the […]

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Sermon on the Parish Feast in the Church of Mother of God of Kazan by Bishop Andrei

July 27, 2020

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Brothers and sisters, not being able to be present at your church’s Feast Day, I would like to address you with the following words. It has been half a year since my last divine liturgy in your church: but now […]

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4th Iveron Choral Conference At the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia Church at Mountainview

July 24, 2020

With the blessing of Vladika Andronik, Archbishop of New York and North America, the 4th Iveron Choral Conference will take place on October 30th – November 1st at the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia Church at Mountainview! Detailed information will be coming soon.  For those eager to receive information please contact the ROCA […]

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Subdeacon Viktor Kachkovskiy has reposed in the Lord.

April 22, 2020

On Holy Saturday, April 18, the servant of God Viktor Kachkovskiy, a subdeacon at the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in Valley Cottage, NY, reposed in the Lord. Subdeacon Viktor loved Church. Earlier in his life he had worshipped in churches of the Orthodox Church of America, but he found truth only in the […]

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Paschal Epistle of Bishop Andrei of Yarraville, Australia and New Zealand

April 18, 2020

PASCHAL EPISTLE Beloved in Christ fathers, brothers and sisters, Christ is Risen! This year, the Feast of Pascha is completely exceptional, because we are deprived of the opportunity of celebrating it in our churches. We are deprived of that, which actually is the substance of the Feast of Pascha – partaking of Holy Communion on […]

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Paschal Epistle of His Eminence Andronik Archbishop of New York and North America

Dear brothers and sisters, The current pandemic is causing the Church to experience difficult times.  Due to the pandemic, government authorities are restricting the number of people allowed to attend services.  In many countries, including the United States of America, people are not allowed even to enter the churches.  Even in the worst days of […]

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