March 22, 2017
The Spring Session of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America will be held at the Chancery here from Tuesday, March 28 through Friday, March 31, 2017.
According to Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, OCA Secretary, the meeting will open with the address of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon. Reports from the OCA’s Officers — Archpriest John Jillions, Chancellor;...
March 16, 2017
March 15, 2017
- Sitka’s historic Archangel Michael Cathedral.
With the blessing of His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco and the West and the support of His Grace, Bishop David of Sitka and Alaska, a pilgrimage cruise and conference-at-sea will be held September 2-9, 2017.
A flyer and detailed information, including speakers and topics, costs, etc.,...
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,...
March 10, 2017
March 9, 2017
The “Pastoral Changes” for January and February 2017 — the official announcements of ordinations, assignments, releases, etc. affecting the clergy of the Orthodox Church in America, as issued by the Office of the Chancellor, Archpriest John Jillions — are now available.
March 8, 2017
- Bishop Alexander visits St. James Mission, November 2016.
The faithful of Saint James Mission are looking forward to celebrating the fifth anniversary of their community’s “planting” in April 2017.
“It’s hard to believe how quickly the time has passed, and we are grateful to God and His providence and care,” said Priest James Bozeman. “In so many ways...
March 6, 2017
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, delivered the homily at the celebration of Vespers marking the Sunday of Orthodoxy at Saint Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral here March 5, 2017. Welcoming Metropolitan Tikhon was His Eminence, Metropolitan Joseph of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese...
February 27, 2017
On Monday, February 27, 2017, the Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon for the beginning of Great Lent was released.
The complete text appears below and is available in PDF format for downloading and distribution.
Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon
- The historic St. Louis Union Station Hotel will be the site of the 19th AAC.
A variety of issues including possible themes and youth participation related to the Orthodox Church in America’s 19th All-American Council [AAC] topped the agenda of the Preconciliar Commission during its second meeting on Friday, February 24, 2017. ...