March 11, 2017
Simpson, PA: E PA Diocese issues appeal for Fr. John Nightingale
Following the celebration of a Presanctified Liturgy during Great Lent 2016, Priest John Nightingale—then Acting Rector of Saint Basil Church, Simpson, PA—experienced a tragic accidental fall. While he regained sensation in his arms and legs, he was unable to walk and had minimal use of his arms and hands and, according to His Eminence, Archbishop Mark of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania,...
February 16, 2017
- Archbishop Melchisedek and Bishop Paul with 2016 Small Parish Forum participants, Canton, OH.
The Orthodox Church in America’s Archdiocese of Western Pennsylvania and Diocese of the Midwest will co-sponsor the fourth annual Small Parish Forum at Saint John the Baptist Church, New Kensington, PA July 13-15 2016.
“The Forum will focus on specific parish situations common to the numerous ‘small...
February 14, 2017
It is with deep love, respect and heartfelt thanksgiving that we mark the 13th Anniversary of the Episcopal Consecration of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, who was consecrated at Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk Monastery Church, South Canaan, PA on February 14, 2004.
On behalf of the Holy Synod of Bishops and the clergy, monastics and faithful of the Orthodox Church in America, we assure Metropolitan Tikhon of our...
January 31, 2017
The Lehigh Valley Orthodox Clergy Brotherhood will host a benefit concert by the Saint Tikhon’s Seminary Choir at Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Bethlehem, PA on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
The performance, titled “Psalms and Hymns,” features Orthodox Christian sacred music that highlights the Biblical foundations of the Church...
January 25, 2017
- Metropolitan Tikhon chairs meeting.
Chancellors and treasurers representing the Orthodox Church in America’s dioceses held their annual gathering at the Chancery on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon opened the meeting by addressing the participants, who had earlier attended the Divine Liturgy, celebrated by Archpriest John Jillions, OCA Chancellor, in Saint...