August 22, 2016
- Metropolitan Tikhon welcomes ACNA representatives to OCA Chancery.
With the blessing of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, a meeting between the Orthodox Church in America [OCA] and the Anglican Church in North America [ACNA] was held at Immaculate Conception Seminary here on Wednesday and Thursday, August 17-18, 2016.
Shortly after its establishment in...
August 2, 2016
Fenton, MI: St. Mary Magdalene parish honors area first respondersFr. Gabriel Bilas with area police and firefighters.
Priest Gabriel Bilas and the faithful of Saint Mary Magdalene parish, Fenton, MI, welcomed members of the police and fire departments and local EMTs at the blessing of vehicles in honor of the Holy Prophet Elijah on Sunday, July 17, 2016....
July 31, 2016
Members and friends of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America [FOCA] from around the country gathered at the Loews Hotel in suburban Rosemont, IL to celebrate the organization’s 90th annual national convention July 22-25, 2016.
Presiding over the sessions was National President Marge Kovach, Clark, NJ. Joining the...
July 29, 2016
The 25th Anniversary of the repose of Mother Alexandra, the former Princess Ileana of Romania who founded Holy Transfiguration Monastery here, will be remembered during the community’s annual pilgrimage and patronal feast August 5-7, 2016.
The monastery was established in 1967 as the fulfillment of Mother Alexandra’s dream to provide a place where Orthodox Christian women from all...
July 20, 2016
June 16, 2016
Dear Friends in Christ,
As I finished the newspaper on Monday morning, I wondered: is there grief in Heaven?
We are told there is not. At many wakes and funerals for those killed in Orlando, those who mourn will be told your loved one is in a better place; she is dancing in heaven; he is laughing with the angels.
Of course, I understand why such things are said, but I think they are not enough.
I see and...
June 7, 2016
June 15 is the last day to take advantage of the discounted hotel rate for the third Small Parish Forum, slated to be held at Holy Assumption Church here July 14-16, 2016.
The discounted rate at the Canton Staybridge Suites is available by calling 330-966-6620 toll free—ask for the “Small Parish Forum group rate—and...