July 27, 2016
- Bishops Paul and Mstislav with reproduction of the wonderworking Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God.
From July 4 through 12, 2016, His Grace, Bishop Paul of Chicago and the Midwest was among the guests of the Russian Orthodox Church who celebrated the Feast of the Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God in Tikhvin and St. Petersburg, Russia.
Bishop Paul was accompanied by Archpriest John Adamcio, Dean of Chicago...
July 20, 2016
July 13, 2016
- The Chicago district superintendent was elected on the sixth ballot at the 2016 North Central Jurisdictional Conference.
July 12, 2016
[Episcopal Church Ofice of Public Affairs] The youth and adult members of the 2017 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE17) Mission Planning Team have been announced by Bronwyn Clark Skov, Episcopal Church Officer for Youth Ministries.
Drawing hundreds of youth from throughout the Episcopal Church, EYE17 will be heldJuly 10-14, 2017 at the University...
July 11, 2016
- 10th Annual Diaconal Liturgical Practicum leaders and participants with Bishop Paul [photo: Maria Rentel].
Over the past decade, the Orthodox Church in America’s Diaconal Liturgical Practicum has grown from a small project designed to quickly train a few sorely needed deacons for the OCA to an established annual effort that instructs altar servers, subdeacons, and deacons from several Orthodox Christian...
July 8, 2016
We are in a time of convulsive violence, here and around the world. Just this week, we have witnessed the killings of two black men, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, at the hands of police officers, and then the killings of five police officers who were working to ensure the safety of a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest.
So much of this violence is rooted in the rage and hatred fueled by racial injustice. So much of it is justified by blasphemous claims of...
July 1, 2016
Participants from nearly every jurisdiction in North America attended the 2016 Pan-Orthodox Music Symposium held at the Saint Mary’s Cathedral here June 23-26, 2016.
“When we attend conferences and symposia, every once in a while you really feel like you are attending one that is truly special,” said Michael Lang, a member of Christ the Saviour Church, Ottawa, Ontario. “This year’s symposium...