February 25, 2017
A photo gallery highlighting Sunday of Orthodoxy celebrations and processions held on the first Sunday of Great Lent—March 5, 2017—will again be featured on the web site of the Orthodox Church in America in the near future.
Photos of regional, deanery and parish celebrations should be sent as jpeg attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org. No more than three photos from any given celebration should...
February 24, 2017
February 23, 2017
- Archbishop Michael with attendees at 2015 Brotherhood of St. Moses the Black Conference.
His Eminence, Archbishop Michael of New York and New Jersey will head the lineup of speakers at the 24th annual conference of the Brotherhood of Saint Moses the Black October 6-8, 2017.
The conference, titled “Closer to Christ, Closer to Each Other”, will be held at the Mother of God Joy of All Who Sorrow Church...
February 22, 2017
In a letter dated February 15, 2017, the Board of Commissioners of the Association of Theological Schools [ATS] informed Saint Tikhon’s Seminary that the school has been reaccredited for seven years, with no notations. The news came as a result of the seminary’s periodic reaccredition review that occurred November 20-23, 2016....
February 21, 2017
The Spring Session of the Metropolitan Council of the Orthodox Church in America opened at Immaculate Conception Seminary here on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Saint Sergius of Radonezh Chapel at the Chancery, Syosset, NY, on Tuesday morning, after which he, together with the members of the Standing Synod of Bishops and the Metropolitan...
February 20, 2017
His Grace, Bishop Daniel of Santa Rosa chaired the third meeting of the Orthodox Church in America’s Standing Committee for Canonical Procedure at Saints Peter and Paul Church, Phoenix, AZ February 8-10, 2017.
Pursuant to Article XV, Section 9 of the OCA Statute, the Committee was established to develop general rules for canonical procedures for use and application...
February 18, 2017
- Chaplain (Major General) Paul K. Hurley, US Army Chief of Chaplains, with Frs. Theodore Boback and Joseph Gallick.
Archpriest Theodore Boback, Jr., Dean and Executive Director of Orthodox Military and VA Chaplains and Archpriest John J. Gallick, Deputy Director and Assistant Dean, represented the Orthodox Church in America at the annual meetings of the National Conference on Ministry to the Armed Forces [NCMAF...
February 17, 2017
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 15, 2017
- Some of the participants who enjoyed the 2016 CrossRoad Institute.
This year’s CrossRoad Summer Institute will be held on the campus of Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology here in June and July 2017.
The ten-day program is especially designed for Orthodox Christian high school juniors and seniors—ages 16 through 18—who wish to “step outside their comfort...