Faith and Delusion, a book about the history of the world from an orthodox Christian perspective, is now available in Russian….
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….
We request your prayers for the newly reposed Bishop Stefan
Please include Bishop Stefan in your prayers on the occasion of the 9th Day (August 30, 2018) and on the 40th Day (September 30, 2018) since his repose.
The funeral service for Bishop Stefan (Sabelnik) of Trenton and North America was held on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the Church of the Cathedral of the Holy Assumption in Trenton, New Jersey…..
On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018, Bishop Stefan reposed in the Lord Bishop at approximately 2:40pm.
Schedule is as follows:
Friday August 24th, 2018
6:00-8:00pm – There will be reading of the Gospel and Psaltar at the Church in front of the body.
Saturday August 25th, 2018
10:00am – Funeral at the Church of the Cathedral of the Holy Assumption. Address: 106 Jackson Street, Trenton, NJ 08611
Burial will be at the St. Vladimir Russian Orthodox Cemetery. Address: 316 Cassville Road, Jackson, NJ 08527
After the Burial there will be a memorial luncheon at the Church of the Holy Assumption at 106 Jackson Street in Trenton.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
There will be a Liturgy at Holy Assumption. Fr. Oleg Gritzenko (from Oregon) will officiate the service.
Every year at the end of October, the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad honors the martyr’s death of Brother Joseph (Jose) Cortez-Muñoz, the God-pleasing keeper of the Iveron Myrrh-streaming Icon of the Mother of God. The conference provides an opportunity for all who are interested to forego the secular, godless holiday of Halloween and instead participate in the Orthodox act of honoring the anniversary of the death of our beloved brother Joseph.
As the episcopal consecrations of several of our Bishops were performed with the participation of Bishops from the Synod of Metropolitan Cyprian (Kutsumbas), we believe that it is necessary to clarify our position in regard to the ecclesiology of this hierarch.
Attendees: Archbishop Andronik, Archbishop Sofroniy, Bishop Andrei, Hegumen Ignatiy (Krutkov), Archpriest Sergey Klestov, Archpriest Sergey Kondakov, Archpriest Georgiy Titov, Archpriest Nikita Grigoriev, Priest John Trepatschko, George Lukin, Mark Kotlaroff, Aleksey Klestov…
In Australia we anxiously await the arrival of Archbishop Tikhon, the First Hierarch of the Russian True Orthodox Church (RTOC). To mark this visit, it would be useful to recount the history of relations between this jurisdiction and the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad (ROCA)…
Hegumen Ignatiy (Krutkov) undertook a strenuous, whirlwind journey to spend 36 hours with the parish of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco on July 16-17, 2018…