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Scholarships Still Available For OCF College Conference

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

BROOKLINE, MA [OCF] Scholarships are still available for the 2011 College Conferences. Interested students are urged to apply during the on-line registration process at Please note that the deadline for the early-bird discount rate is Dec 15, 2011. The conferences will be held during Christmas Break in the following three locations. Read more...

Construction Progresses on Camp Residence Expansion

Monday, November 28, 2011

MERCER, PA -- Construction is well underway on the renovation and expansion of the Camp Director's residence at Camp Nazareth. View the latest photos. Read more...

Archpastoral Encyclical For Thanksgiving 2012

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

NEW YORK, NY -- His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of America issued the following Archpastoral Encyclical for Thanksgiving: Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ, On this blessed day of Thanksgiving, we are encouraged in the tradition of this great national holiday to be thankful to God for His presence in our lives and His abundant gifts to us. As Orthodox Christians this gratefulness to God is something we share with all who celebrate this day. It is also an attitude and manner of life that is presented in our worship and in our relationships with others. Read more...

Stewardship Commission Meets in Johnstown

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The fall meeting of our Diocesan Stewardship Commission was held at the chancery offices in Johnstown, PA, hosted by the Very Reverend Protopresbyter Father Frank Miloro, Chancellor, on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. Read more...

Eternal Memory: Helen Rogel

Monday, November 14, 2011

WINDBER, PA --The Chancery has been notified that + HELEN ROGEL, mother of Pani Kathy Buczak, passed to eternity at 1 PM today at the Richland Woods Home (near Windber) where she had been living for several years. Read more...

Orthodox Clergy Wives Weekend 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011

LIGONIER, PA -- "Clergy Wife: Mother, Daughter, Sister, Friend" was the theme of the third annual Clergy Wives Weekend, held at Antiochian Village in Ligonier, PA from October 28-30. This year's Weekend was a not only successful, but will probably go down in history as unique thanks to Saturday's snow storm! Fifty one wives of priests Read more...

Archbishop Demetrios to Give Lecture at Yale University Divinity School

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

On Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 5:30 pm ET, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios will give a lecture at Yale University entitled, "Orthodoxy: An Unlimited Expression." All are invited to attend the lecture in person or view it live online Read more...

Diocesan Chancellor Attends Retirement Reception for Metropolitan Maximos

Saturday, November 05, 2011

PITTSBURGH, PA -- Very Rev. Protopresbyter Frank P. Miloro, Diocesan Chancellor represented our Diocese at a retirement reception held in honor of His Eminence, Metropolitan Maximos of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh on Saturday November 5, 2011. The reception took place at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Pittsburgh. Read more...

On-Line Scripture Class Begins Saturday November 5

Saturday, October 29, 2011

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- As previously announced, a weekly on-line Scripture Study Class on the Gospel of St. Matthew will begin on Saturday November 5, 2011. The class, led by Very Rev. Protopresbyter Kenneth Bachofsky, D. Min, Professor of Sacred Scripture at Christ the Saviour Seminary, will be broadcast live every Saturday from St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Warren, Ohio. The class will begin at 4:45 pm and will last approximately 60 minutes. The class will conclude for the year on May 19, 2012. Read more...

Camp Residence Expansion Project Is Underway

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

MERCER, PA -- The Camp Nazareth residence expansion and renovation project is underway. After a short weather delay, site excavation is now complete. Read more...


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Gospel Reading: Mark 12:18-27

Photius the Great, Patriarch of Constantinople; Bucolus, Bishop of Smyrna; Barsanuphius the Great and John of Gaza; Afterfeast of the Presentation of Our Lord and Savior in the Temple; St. Ilyan of Homs

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