February 11, 2015
[Pennsylvania Episcopal dioceses press release] Bishops of the five Episcopal dioceses in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Feb. 11 called on the state legislature to pass the Pennsylvania Non-Discrimination Act, which would prohibit discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in employment, housing, and other public accommodations.
The text of the letter follows.
“As bishops of the Episcopal Church and citizens of the...
February 10, 2015
February 5, 2015
January 29, 2015
The Diocese of the Midwest and the Archdiocese of Western Pennsylvania will host the second annual Small Parish Forum at Saint Nicholas Church here July 18-20 2015.
Titled “Help, Hope, Stability and Identity,” the forum will focus on the needs of “small” parishes throughout the OCA and other Orthodox jurisdictions.
Workshops and presentations will explore ways to assist parishes with memberships of 75 or less souls to achieve stability,...
January 29, 2015
January 26, 2015
On Saturday, January 24, 2015, clergy and faithful from parishes across the Diocese of the West and beyond gathered at historic Holy Trinity Cathedral here for the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, during which Bishop-Elect Daniel [Brum] was consecrated to the Episcopacy as Bishop of Santa Rosa, Auxiliary to His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco and the West....
December 28, 2014
Clergy and faithful from parishes across the Midwest gathered at historic Holy Trinity Cathedral here on the morning of Saturday, December 27, 2014 for the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, during which Bishop-Elect Paul [Gassios] was consecrated to the Episcopacy as Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest.
Bishop-elect Paul, who had served as Administrator of the...
December 23, 2014
Archimandrite Paul [Gassios] will be consecrated to the episcopacy at historic Holy Trinity Cathedral here on Saturday, December 27, 2014.
Delegates to an Assembly of the Diocese of the Midwest held on October 7, 2014 had nominated Father Paul, the diocese’s Administrator. On October 21, his name was presented to the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops, who elected...
December 16, 2014
Parishes, dioceses, autocephalous churches, church organizations, and individual clergy and hierarchs have stepped up to help us keep our seminarians debt free,” said Archpriest Dr. Chad Hatfield, Chancellor/CEO of Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary here, as he explained the “explosion” in tuition aid during the past two years, made available through the seminary’s “Tuition Matching Grant Program.”
“In 2012, our...