Talks were held between Bishop Akakije, the head of the Serbian True Orthodox Church and Bishops of the Diaspora District of the ROCA. Participants in these talks were (from STOC): Bishop Akakije, priest Romaric, hieromonk Nikon, Abbess Efrosynia (Nikolic), nun Euphrosynia (Molchanov), the secretary of the Lesna convent, and Vitaly Shumilo, while Archbishop Andronik, Archbishop Sophroniy, Bishop Andrei and George Lukin represented ROCA....
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.....
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Canonization of St. Philaret - the 3rd First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad11-03-2018read more
Dear archpastors, pastors, brothers and sisters, we invite everyone to join us in celebrating the 10th anniversary of the glorification of the First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesenskiy).
The celebratory All-night vigil will be held on November 23, 2018, at 6:00 PM, at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Astoria, NY. The Bishop's Divine Liturgy will be performed on November 24, 2018, at 9:30 AM, at the same church. On this same day, 36 years ago, the Montreal Iveron Icon began to stream myrrh. After the Service, tea and refreshments will be served and we will remember the life of Vladyka Philaret.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM in the Church of St. Nikita the Confessor in Richfield Springs, NY on Tuesday November 6. Burial will follow the same day at the cemetery of the Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY.