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Uzhorod Cathedral of Holy Cross

Archon Michael Kundrat to be Awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree at University of Uzhorod

Saturday, October 09, 2010

BINGHAMTON, NY -- on Monday, October 18th, Archon Michael Kundrat will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree on the 65th anniversary of the founding of the University of Uzhorod. (Ukraine) Read more...

Fr. Matthew Stagon Ordination Photos and Video Now Posted

Saturday, October 09, 2010

EAST PITTSBURGH, PA -- A complete photo gallery of the recent ordination of Fr. Matthew Stagon to the Holy Priesthood is now posted here. Read more...

Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue Lays Out A Vision Of Unity IN Unprecedented Document

Thursday, October 07, 2010

WASHINGTON—Representatives of the Orthodox and Catholic Churches have issued two new documents outlining immediate steps they can take to overcome their thousand-year separation. The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation finalized these agreed statements Read more...

Deacon Matthew Stagon Ordained to the Holy Priesthood in East Pittsburgh

Monday, October 04, 2010

EAST PITTSBURGH, PA -- Fr. Deacon Matthew Stagon was ordained to the Holy Priesthood on Sunday October 3, 2010 on behalf of His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas by Archbishop Anthony of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. Read more...

2010 Census of Orthodox Christian Churches in the USA Now Complete

Monday, October 04, 2010

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Data is now available from the 2010 US Orthodox Christian Census which our diocese participated in. This census was part of the national “Religious Congregations and Membership Study 2010, that was conducted by Alexei Krindatch, a researcher engaged by the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in America. Read more...

Growing Faithful Stewards: 2010 Diocesan Education Conference

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Mercer, PA. On Saturday, September 25, twenty-six participants representing ten parishes across three states (OH, PA and NY) gathered at Camp Nazareth for the twenty-fifth annual ‘Know Your Faith Diocesan Educational Conference.’ The day-long Conference, entitled Growing Faithful Stewards, opened in the Camp’s Ss. Cyril and Methodios Chapel with a Moleben of Thanksgiving and Stewardship, celebrated by Father Ken Bachofsky, Director of our Diocesan Apostolate for Christian Education. Camp Director Father Stephen Loposky, Pani Daria and their children hosted a light breakfast following the Moleben, during which the participants were immediately set to work completing a Personal Survey Questionnaire t Read more...

OCF Responds to University of Texas in Austin Shooting

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP -- Regrettably the instances of violence occurring on college campuses have increased in recent years. This trend continued today on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin where a gunman fired multiple shots prior to ending his own life in the Perry-Castaneda Library. Fortunately, no other injuries have been reported. Orthodox Christian Fellowship offers its prayers and support to those affected by this event and has begun taking steps to address the situation. Read more...

OISM Hosted at Christ the Saviour Seminary

Monday, September 27, 2010

JOHNSTOWN, PA – For the first time in several decades, Christ the Saviour Seminary hosted a meeting of the Orthodox Inter-Seminary Movement (OISM). From Friday, September 24 until Sunday, September 26, our diocesan seminarians welcomed representatives from Read more...

Ecumenical Patriarch Receives Officers of Episcopal Assembly

Sunday, September 26, 2010

On Tuesday, September 21st His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew received the Officers of the Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America at the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul. His All Holiness had invited the Officers through the cooperation of Archbishop Demetrios of America, the Chairman of the Assembly, who also led the delegation to the Phanar for the substantive and detailed meeting. Read more...

Orthodox Christian Fellowship Honors Founder, Initiates Endowment

Thursday, September 23, 2010

JACKSONVILLE, FL [OCF/ACROD] -- Orthodox Christian Fellowship honored its founder, His Grace, Bishop Dimitrios of Xanthos, at a tribute dinner at the San Jose Country Club here on Friday, September 17, 2010. As a recent seminary graduate in the 1960s, Bishop Dimitrios (James Couchell) was the driving force in establishing Read more...

 

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