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Junior ACRY Scholarship and Award Deadlines Approaching

Monday, May 05, 2014

JOHNSTOWN - [National Jr. ACRY] - The deadline for submitting an application for a 2014 National Jr. ACRY Scholarship or Award is fast approaching! In order to be considered, all necessary forms and recommendation letter must be received by July 15th. Each year the Jr. ACRY offers scholarship and awards to Jr. ACRY members. We also offer an opportunity for local chapters to bring forward chapter proposals which will help our organization grow and make the changes she needs for us to all do the best work we can. We hope you will consider applying or submitting nominations for one or more of the schloarships and awards offered by the JR ACRY. Read more...

Youngstown Deanery Hosts Stewardship Workshop

Monday, May 05, 2014

HERMITAGE, PA -On Saturday, May 3rd, 2014, 25 clergy and lay leaders from the parishes of the Youngstown Deanery came together for a one-day Stewardship Conference. The event was held at Saint John's Church in Hermitage, PA. Following Morning Prayers and introductions, Fr. Frederick Watson, chairman of the Diocesan Stewardship Commission, gave two presentations on the meaning of stewardship and its implementation in parishes. Read more...

Archpastoral Letter On The First Annual Young Women's Retreat

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Dear Diocesan Parents and Children, This summer, our Diocese is pleased to offer a new event specifically for our young women. The First Annual Young Women’s Retreat will provide an opportunity for the young women of our Diocese to spend time in each other’s company, have fun, pray together, and learn about how God calls each woman to serve His church with her talents and abilities. This Retreat will take place concurrently with the Diocesan Altar Boy’s Retreat. In many ways, these separate experiences are meant to parallel each other, with each focusing on the experience, vocations, and unique gifts bestowed upon the young men and women of our Church. Read more...

ACRY Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching

Saturday, May 03, 2014

The deadline for submitting a 2014 National ACRY Scholarship application is fast approaching! In order to be considered, all necessary forms and recommendation letters must be received by June 1st. Each year the ACRY offers the following scholarships to ACRY members: Freshman, Sophmore, Junior, Senior/Metropolitan Orestes, Graduate, Trade/Technical, Seminarian and Mary Kay Wanchak Memorial. Read more...

Schedule of His Grace, Bishop Gregory For May 2014

Monday, April 28, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The schedule of His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa for May 2014, has been released by the Diocesan Chancery. Read more...

Diocesan Clergy To Meet At Camp Nazareth

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

MERCER, PA - [Camp Nazareth Retreat and Conference Center] - Diocesan Clergy will meet at Camp Nazareth in Mercer, PA, for the 2014 Clergy Retreat in two separate venues, beginning tomorrow, Bright Wednesday (April 23, 2014). Diocesan priests will meet with His Grace, Bishop Gregory from Bright Wednesday through Bright Friday ( April 23-25, 2014) and Diocesan Deacons, Subdeacons and Readers from Bright Friday through the afternoon of Bright Saturday. Read more...

Archpastoral Letter For Pascha 2014

Saturday, April 19, 2014

On this great and glorious feast of Pascha—the Resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, our hearts are filled with tremendous joy, our souls are transformed and we bask in the Light of Truth. I wish to share with you the inspiring, uplifting and brilliant homily of our Father among the Saints, Athanasius the Great. Brethren, how fine a thing it is to move from festival to festival, from prayer to prayer, from holy day to holy day. The time is now at hand when we enter on a new beginning: the proclamation of the blessed Passover, in which the Lord was sacrificed. We feed as on the food of life, we constantly refresh our souls with His precious blood, as from a fountain. Read more...

Cathedral Announces 2014 Holy Week Schedule

Friday, April 11, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, PA --- The Very Rev. Protopresbyter Robert Buczak has announced today, the following schedule of live broadcasts of Holy Week and Paschal Services at Christ the Saviour Cathedral: Matins of Holy Friday (Reading of 12 Passion Gospels) -Thursday April 17, 2014 - 7:00 pm; Holy Friday Vespers - Fri April 18, 2014 - 7:00pm; Resurrection Matins - Sat. April 19, 2014 - 8:00 pm. Read more...

Schedule of His Grace, Bishop Gregory For Holy Week 2014

Monday, April 07, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The schedule of His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa for Holy Week 2014, has just been released by the Diocesan Chancery. Read more...

Parishes Invited to Submit Holy Week-Pascha 2014 Photos

Sunday, April 06, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Parishes are invited to submit photos for an special on-line photo gallery featuring the celebration of Holy Week and Pascha in our diocese. Every parish community is invited to up to three photos for the photo gallery. Photos from actual services, showing faithful and especially youth in attendance are preferred. Please avoid sending photos of empty Churches. Please send photos to acrodphotos@acrod.org Please put in the body of the e-mail the name of the parish, and a brief captions describing the photos. Please do not send captions as attached document files. The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 28, 2014. Photos will be posted in the order they are received and will be organized by deanery. Read more...

 

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