3rd Iveron Choral Conference at Holy Assumption Russian Orthodox Church, Trenton NJ

August 6, 2019

With the blessing of Vladika Andronik, Archbishop of New York and North America, the 3rd Iveron Choral Conference will take place on October 25-27, 2019 at the Holy Assumption Russian Orthodox Church in Trenton New Jersey! Detailed information will be coming soon.  For those eager to receive information please contact the ROCA Assistance Fund at rocaAF@gmail.com

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Russian Orthodox Family Conference

July 31, 2019

The Religious and Cultural Center in Mountain View, NY, hosted the annual Russian Orthodox Family Conference, July 12-14, 2019, with this year’s theme of OUR ROOTS. On the evening of July 12th, the feast day of the First Apostles Peter and Paul, the participants in the Family Conference shared the joy of meeting in this […]

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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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“The 10th Anniversary of a Fraud”, an article by Hegumen Ignatiy (Krutkov)

November 26, 2018

The year 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the commission of a canonical and dogmatic crime against the Russian Orthodox Church by members of the Odessa Synod headed by Met. Agafangel (Pashkovskiy)…

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Report on the 2nd Iveron Choral Conference

November 4, 2018

The 2nd Iveron Choral Conference brought its work to a close with a number of celebratory church services, conducted with the Bishop’s rite: the All-Night Vigil at the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh at the Tolstoy Center in Valley Cottage, NY, and the Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Astoria, NY…..

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The Council of Bishops Meeting in Odessa – October 2018

October 30, 2018

Much as we would like to forget about Met. Agafangel’s Synod, as one would like to forget a bad dream, we are once again reminded of them by their recent pronouncements….

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On the 40th Day after the translation of Bishop Stefan – a sermon by Bishop Andrei

October 1, 2018

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.

Today we commemorate the 40th day since the repose of Vladyka Stefan and I would like to say a few words about him….

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Patronal Feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos Parish in Richmond Hill, NY

August 31, 2018

In life, joy and sorrow are intertwined and often on the same day. The day that we celebrated the Patronal Feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos in the parish of Father Sergei Klestov in Richmond Hill, NY, turned out to be just such a day: the spiritual joy derived from the great Feast and the hierarchal services intertwined with the sorrow over the death of our dear Vladyka Stefan and the servant of God Nina….

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memories of the newly-reposed Father John Stukach – hegumen Ignatiy (Krutkov)

February 17, 2018

Two encounters with Father John in the expanses of Russia are vividly imprinted in my memory…..

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“On our differences with the Synod of Archbishop Kallinikos”, article by bishop Andrei

February 8, 2018

Our parishioners have repeatedly expressed their bewilderment as to why the Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of Greece under Archbishop Kallinikos has not issued an official document explaining their position in relation to our Church….

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