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Archpastoral Letter For Great Lent 2015

Saturday, February 21, 2015

My beloved Faithful Clergy and Laity of our God-Protected Diocese: As we begin Great Lent this year on February 23rd, I want to share with you a few thoughts so that we may journey through this reflective period and arrive at the Great Feast of Pascha spiritually uplifted to receive the Resurrected Christ. This journey is a time for self-examination and self-denial. We must take control of our lives and bodies with fasting in order to gain a greater awareness of our dependence on and relationship with God. In addition, this journey gives greater time for doing those things that Christ mentioned in Matthew 25: 31-46. He instructed us to feed the hungry, Read more...

Eternal Memory: Pani Isabelle Sopoliga

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA - The Chancery has been informed learned that Pani Isabelle Sopoliga fell-asleep in the Lord on February 16th, 2015. The funeral arrangements for Pani Isabelle Sopoliga are as follows: Friday, February 20, 2015 6-8 PM Visitation in St. John's Church, Nesquehoning, PA. 7 PM Panachida. Saturday, February 21, 2015 9-10 AM Viewing, 10 AM Funeral Liturgy. Read more...

Cathedral Live Broadcast Offerings To Be Expanded!

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA [Diocesan Apostolate For Information Technology and Communications] In a continuing effort to provide greater outreach to the elderly and infirm who are not able to attend Divine Services in their home parish, with the Blessing of His Grace, Bishop Gregory, all weekday Holy Day Divine Liturgies and Friday Presanctified Liturgies will be live streamed from Christ the Saviour Cathedral. Read more...

Book of Revelation (Apocalypse) Topic Of Next On-Line Scripture Study Series!

Saturday, February 14, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- As a result of feedback provided from both on-site and on-line participants, the next topic for our Diocesan on-line Orthodox Scripture Study will be the Book of Revelation (The Apocalypse) The study is scheduled to begin on Saturday March 7, 2015 at 5:00 pm. This weekly on-line scripture study will be led by the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Kenneth Bachofsky, Professor of Sacred Scripture at Christ the Saviour Seminary and broadcast live from St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Warren, Ohio. This study will draw on the patristic voice of the Fathers Read more...

Eternal Memory: Rose Golio

Friday, February 13, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA - The Chancery has learned that + ROSE GOLIO, the mother of Pani Joanne Allard, fell asleep in the Lord on Friday, February 13, 2015. The Funeral will take place in Minneapolis, MN. Diocesan Clergy and faithful are asked to remember + Rose in their prayers. Read more...

Schedule of His Grace, Bishop Gregory For
February & March - 2015

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

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

Diocesan Clergy and Faithful Requested To Take Part in Orthodox Generosity Survey

Monday, February 02, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa, in an Archpastoral Letter which has been released today, has requested that Diocesan clergy and faithful take part in a national study commissioned by the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. This National study entitled “Exploring Orthodox Generosity: Giving in US Orthodox Parishes”. Both Clergy and Laity have been invited to participate in this unique project. The following are a few examples of questions that the study will explore: Why do people give or don’t give to parishes? Read more...

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...

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