The First Graduation of the St. John and St. Philaret School of Theology – 2020

January 2, 2021

Two years ago our School of Theology opened. With the help of God, we were able to gather a group of promising candidates for service in our Church. Over these two years, we have seen evidence of God’s blessing upon our humble endeavour, and this in spite of our own weaknesses. Our teachers represented the […]

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Bishops’ Teleconference with the participation of the District Council of the ROCA, December 22, 2020

December 28, 2020

Meeting agenda: 1. Pilgrimage to Serbia and Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the ROCA 2. Acceptance of bishops and clerics from other jurisdictions into communion. 3. Our relationship with Met. Filaret (Semovskih) Resolutions: 1. Vl. Andronik and other participants in the trip to Serbia described their impressions. It was, indeed, a grace-filled communion in […]

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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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EPISTLE OF THE BISHOPS COUNCIL OF THE DIASPORA DISTRICT OF ROCA

August 7, 2020

Beloved children of our Church, We regard it our pastoral duty to turn to you with this epistle, which expounds our mutual view on what’s currently happening in the world.   More than 19 centuries ago, Holy Apostle John the Theologian wrote to his disciples: “Children, it is the last time” (1 John 2:18). Today, it’s […]

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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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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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Updated Information on the 3rd Iveron Choral Conference

September 7, 2019

Registration Form – ADULT Registration Form – CHILD

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Update on the Health of Father Victor from the ROCA Assistance Fund

August 6, 2019

Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Assistance Fund of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad and the family of Fr. Victor Zavodov sincerely thank everyone for their prayers and generous donations. We are all very worried about Fr. Victor and about the state of his health.  The latest information that we have received from his son and […]

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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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