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Eternal Memory: Reader Andrew Talarovich, Jr.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- [Diocesan Chancery] The Diocesan Chancery has been informed that Reader Andrew Talarovich, Jr. of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Homestead, PA, reposed in the Lord suddenly on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Andrew, age 52, was the son of the late Andrew Sr. and Katherine (Rethi) Talarovich; brother of Michael Joseph (Rachel) Talarovich of Pittsburgh, PA and Kathryn (James) Brackin of Indiana, PA; uncle of Heather (Brent) Blose; great uncle of Aiden Hill; also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and many, many friends. Andrew was a former cantor at SS. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Homer City, and was the present cantor and choir director at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Homestead. Read more...

2015 Altarboy Retreat and Young Women's Encounter Are Underway!

Sunday, June 28, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA [Diocesan Chancery] -- This evening more than 100 of our Diocesan youth arrived safely at Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Johnstown for the Annual Diocesan Altarboy Retreat, and at Sts Peter and Paul Church in Windber, PA for the Annual Young Women's Encounter. During the next three days, the altar boys and young women of our Diocese will have the opportunity in their own venue to spend time in prayer, learning, fellowship and service. Taking inspiration from the Scriptural verse, "Live as free men, yet without using your freedom as a pretext for evil; but live as servants of God." - 1 Peter 2:16, the theme of this year's altar boy retreat is “To Serve is to Love…” In addition to interactive discussions on the retreat theme, instruction in Plain Chant Singing, Read more...

Schedule of His Grace, Bishop Gregory For
June - August 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The schedule of His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa for June through August 2015, has been released by the Diocesan Chancery. Read more...

Save the Date: Binghamton Parish To Host 2015 National ACRY Convention and Diocesan Family Weekend.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Diocesan faithful and members of the Junior and Senior ACRY are cordially invited to take part in the 71st National ACRY Convention, From September 4-6. 2015 in Binghamton, NY. Hosted by St. Michael's Parish and ACRY Chapter #40, a wonderful weekend of worship, fellowship and family fun is being planned for all! Along with the usual business session meetings, there will be engaging speakers on the topics of campus ministry and the hands-on outreach and mission projects that the ACRY has taken on during the past year. A highlight of the Labor Day Weekend gathering will be the ordination to the Holy Priesthood of William Bennett. Other activities planned for the weekend include a Golf Outing and a Finger Lakes Wine Tour, an AA Baseball Game, and a possible visit to a local farm for a hay ride and apple picking! Read more...

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Forefeast of the Conception by St. Anna of the Most Holy Theotokos; Patapius the Righteous of Thebes; Apollo, Tychikos, Sosthenes, Cephas, Epaphroditos, Caesar, & Onesiphoros, Apostles of the 70

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Diocesan Altar Boy Retreat

Christ The Saviour Seminary, Johnstown, PA
Jun 28

Diocesan Young Women's Encounter

Sts Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, Windber, PA
Jun 28

Summer Camp - Week 1

Camp Nazareth, Mercer, PA
Jul 19

Ordination to Diaconate - Nicolae Atitienei

Jul 24

Ordination to the Holy Priesthood of Dn. Nicolae Atitienei

Camp Nazareth, Mercer, PA
Jul 26

Summer Camp Week 2

Camp Nazareth, Mercer, PA
Jul 26

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