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Eternal Memory: Pani Magdaline Salley

Thursday, September 13, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The Diocesan Chancery is saddened to report that Pani Magdaline Salley, the wife of the late Very Rev.Fr. Robert Salley Fell_Asleep-In-The-Lord, suddenly, yesterday, September 12, 2012. Born Oct. 19, 1943, in Johnstown, daughter of Nicholas and Helen (Pazin) Laichak. Pani Magdaline was a truly loving and caring personand a great listener, who always placed the needs of others before herself. This was evident with how her four children were raised and also how she helped St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Clymer, of which her husband, the Very Rev. Robert Salley, was pastor for more than 38 years. She had a true devotion to her faith and trust in God and always believed that things will work out for the best. Faith and family were the true cornerstones of her life. Read more...

Church Without Walls Campaign Launched

Monday, September 10, 2012

Johnstown, PA - The Distinguished Diocesan Donor’s Program aims to advance our momentum in the 21st century. This vital ministry has just kicked off its Church Without Walls campaign. Just as the Virgin Mary holds out her arms, in the apse of our Orthodox Church, welcoming us into her warm embrace, presenting Christ to us, demonstrating she is “more spacious than the Heavens,” our Information Technology ministry reaches out to the Church beyond the limitations of our own created space. Read more...

Fourth Annual Clergy Wives Weekend

Sunday, September 09, 2012

LIGONIER, PA [Antiochian Village] -- It with great joy that we announce the 4th Annual Clergy Wives Weekend at Antiochian Village, held on November 9-11 in memory of Khouria Joanne Abdalah. Kh. Joanne served as an inspiration as a counselor to many. She understood the need for clergy wives to find strength in Christ and in each other, and she believed every clergy wife needed to discover and develop her vocation. Read more...

Behold, I Make All Things New: 2012 National ACRY Convention

Friday, September 07, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- "Behold, I make all things New” (Revelation 21:5) was the theme of the 68th National Senior and 29th Junior ACRY (American Carpatho Russian Youth) convention which took place on Labor Day Weekend, Fri August 31- Monday September 3, 2012 at the Holiday Inn in Johnstown, PA. This year’s convention was hosted by Christ the Saviour Cathedral of Johnstown, PA ACRY Chapter #20. Those in attendance enjoyed the gracious hospitality of the Johnstown Chapter. Read more...

Diocesan Archon John Halecky Named 2012 Recipient of Bouras Award

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

NEW YORK, NY [The Order of St. Andrew the Apostle] --The Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle is pleased to announce that Archons James C. Fountas, National Treasurer, and John Halecky, Jr., National Secretary, have been nominated as recipients of this year’s Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship. A special tribute dinner dance will be held at the New York Hilton Hotel, Friday evening, Oct. 19, 2012, as part of the Order's annual three-day assembly, Oct. 19-21. Read more...

Diocesan Parishes To Observe College Student Sunday on Sept 16, 2012

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA [Diocesan Chancery] -- It's that time of year again and as Orthodox students arrive on college campuses, The Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF )is already in high gear, organizing resources and programs to help our students stay connected to Christ and His Church. On Sunday, September 16th, parishes across North America will be celebrating College Student Sunday and recognizing our college students. Read more...

Photogallery of Election of His Grace, Bishop-elect Grigorios Now Posted.

Saturday, September 01, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- [Diocesan Chancery] A photo gallery of the Canonical Election of Bishop-Elect Grigorios is now posted on-line. Read more...

The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople elects the Very Reverend Archimandrite Grigorios Tatsis Bishop of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese

Friday, August 31, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA – The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople on August 30, 2012 elected unanimously the Very Reverend Archimandrite Grigorios Tatsis to be the Diocesan Bishop of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA with the title of Bishop of Nyssa. His name was submitted to the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate by His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of America, Locum Tenens of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA, following the submission of his candidacy by the diocesan priests at a Special Assembly convened on July 14, 2012 Read more...

Encyclical of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for the Church New Year

Friday, August 31, 2012

ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE -- Beloved brothers and children in the Lord,Our God, who created the universe and formed the earth as a perfect dwelling place for humanity, granted us the commandment and possibility to increase, multiply and fulfill creation, with dominion over all animals and plants. The world that surrounds us was thus offered to us as a gift by our Creator as an arena of social activity but also of spiritual sanctification in order that we might inherit the creation to be renewed in the future age Read more...

 

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