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Register Now For 2015 Diocesan Lenten Retreats!

Friday, January 30, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA - The Diocesan Chancery is pleased to announce the schedule of the annual Diocesan Lenten Retreats, which are sponsored by the ACRY for the upcoming Lenten Season. These retreats are open to everyone and contain special programing for youth and adults of all ages. Bishop Gregory, along with other talented clergy of the Diocese will offer insightful and inspiring presentations designed to encourage and challenge the faithful to stay focused on the spiritual life as they continue their Lenten Journey to Pascha. Read more...

On-Line Scripture Study Seeking Input For Future Programming

Thursday, January 29, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- For the past three years, a weekly on-line scripture study has been broadcast live from St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Warren, Ohio. Taught by the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Kenneth Bachofsky, Professor of Scripture at Christ the Saviour Seminary, the participants have studied the Gospels of St. Matthew and St. John. These weekly lectures, which are delivered in a clear and concise manner, drawing on the patristic voice of the Fathers of the Church Read more...

Eternal Memory: George Hazuda

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA - The Chancery has learned that + George Hazuda Jr. (86) passed to life eternal on January 24. + George is the brother of Very Rev. Protopresbyter Ronald Hazuda and Pani Eleanor Polanichka. He was a member of St. John's Church in Nesquehoning where he served formerly as parish treasurer. Read more...

Diocesan Faithful March For Life

Monday, January 26, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Clergy and faithful of the Diocese recently took part in two Pro-Life Marches marking the 42nd Anniversary of the Supreme Court Ruling Roe V. Wade which legalized abortion in all 50 states in the USA. On Sunday, January 18, 2015, Fr. Jonathan Bannon, of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church of Rockford, IL along with faithful from the Chicago Deanery, joined the Orthodox Christian's For Life - Chicago at a Pro-life Rally at Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago. Read more...

Theophany Services To Be Live Streamed!

Sunday, January 18, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA [Christ the Saviour Cathedral] -- Divine Services for the Feast of Theophany will be live streamed on the internet to accomodate its growing audience of homebound viewers. The broadcasting schedule is as follows:Great Compline and The Blessing of Water - Sun January 18, 2015 - 7:00 pm. Divine Liturgy of Theophany - Monday January 19, 2015 - 9:00 am Read more...

Eternal Memory: Dorothy Brown

Saturday, January 17, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA - The Chancery has learned that +DOROTHY BROWN, the mother of Pani Bethany Mihaly, fell asleep in the Lord on Wednesday, January 14, 2014. The Funeral will take place on Wednesday, January 21, 2014 in Georgia.Diocesan Clergy and faithful are asked to remember + Dorothy in their prayers. Read more...

Diocesan Youth Receive Spiritual Profit From OCF College Conference

Saturday, January 17, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA --- [Diocesan Chancery] This year, 12 of our Diocesan College Students were sponsored by an anonymous donation to attend the Orthodox Christian Fellowship College Conference East held at Antiochian Village in Bolivar, PA from December 27-30, 2014. As a Diocese we are grateful for this donation together with His Grace Bishop Gregory. His Grace attended the event as he did last year Read more...

Diocese to Participate In Pro-Life Rally in Washington, DC

Saturday, January 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC -- Diocesan Clergy and Faithful, as they have for many years, will take part in the annual March for Life in the Nation's Capitol on Thursday January 22, 2015. The Annual March for Life takes place to mark the 41st Anniversary of the January 22, 1973 Supreme Court Decision, known as Roe V. Wade which legalized abortion. Read more...

Archpastoral Letter for the Nativity 2014/2015

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

I greet you with joy and love in the Name of our Incarnate Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Let us give thanks to Almighty God, by whose grace we have been given the opportunity to celebrate the Birth of His Son. If we look around, we find hatred, mistrust, suffering, and the absence of peace and love in our neighborhood, city, country, and in fact the whole world. Read more...

Cathedral To Live Broadcast Nativity Services!

Sunday, January 04, 2015

JOHNSTOWN [Christ the Saviour Cathedral] -- The Divine Services of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (January 6-7, 2015) at Christ the Saviour Cathedral will be live-streamed on the internet. The Christmas Eve broadcast will begin at 7:45 pm. The broadcast of the Christmas morning Divine Liturgy will begin at 9:00 am on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. Read more...

 

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