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Passion Week Has Begun!

Sunday, April 08, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- With the setting of the sun this evening, Holy Week has officially begun. Holy or Passion Week is set apart in the Orthodox Church Year so that we might slow down our pace and meditate upon and relive the glory and the agony of that week in our Lord's life which opened once again to all creation the doors of Paradise. The events of this week are presented to us by the Church through Her Divine Services, which unveils its mysteries to us, Read more...

Cathedral Announces Holy Week 2012 Live Broadcast Schedule

Friday, April 06, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA --- The Very Rev. Protopresbyter Frank P. Miloro, has announced today, the following schedule of live broadcasts of Holy Week and Paschal Services at Christ the Saviour Cathedral: Holy Friday Vespers - Fri April 13, 2012 - 7:00pm; Read more...

Parishes Invited to Submit Holy Week-Paschal Photos

Thursday, April 05, 2012

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. Parishes may submit up to three photos for the photo gallery. Read more...

Holy Cross Mission Hosts Lenten Retreat

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

On Saturday March 31, 2012, Holy Cross Orthodox Mission of Columbus, Ohio hosted its first Lenten Retreat. The rVery Reverend Protopresbyter Ken Bachofsky, Pastor of St. Nicholas Church (Warren, OH) and Dean of the Youngstown Deanery, served as retreat master. Retreat theme was "Prayer in a Busy Life." Read more...

Assembly of Bishops Releases Report Regarding Orthodox Parish Life In USA

Monday, April 02, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The Diocesan Chancery is in receipt of the recently completed report by The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America's Research Coordinator Alexei Krindatch. This report was compiled from survey results submitted by all Orthodox parishes in the United States, including our Diocese. The 40-page report titled, Five Interesting Facts About Orthodox Church Geography and Demography in the United States provides fascinating insight into the life and practice of Orthodox communities today and our American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese in particular. Read more...

Diocesan Lenten Retreats Well Received

Monday, April 02, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- [Diocesan Chancery] The Annual Regional Diocesan Lenten Retreats were well received by our Diocesan Faithful. Held in the eastern, western and central sectors of the diocese, the members of our diocesan family were given the opportunity to retreat from the world for a day and reflect more deeply on their common Christian vocation. Read more...

Diocesan Youth Workers Meet At Diocesan Chancery

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Diocesan Youth Director and Camp Nazareth Administrator , Fr. Stephen Loposky; Diocesan Apostolate for Youth Director Fr. Andrew Fetchina and Jr. ACRY Spiritual Director, Fr. Miles Zdinak met in Johnstown on March 19 to explore possible avenues and opportunities for the 3 youth organs of the Diocese to work in tandem Read more...

Video of Parastas On The One Year Anniversary of The Repose of +Metropolitan Nicholas Posted

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

PERTH AMBOY, NJ -- A video of Sunday's Memorial Service on the One Year Anniversary of the Repose of His Eminence, +Metropolitan Nicholas, presided over by His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of America at St John the Baptist Orthodox Church has now been posted. Read more...

Archbishop Demetrios Leads Memorial Service Marking the First Anniversary of the Repose of Metropolitan Nicholas

Monday, March 19, 2012

PERTH AMBOY, NJ, On Sunday March 18, 2012 at 4:00 pm, the faithful of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, were honored with a visitation by His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of America, Locum Tenens of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA to remember the one year anniversary of the Repose of His Eminence, +Metropolitan Nicholas. Archbishop Demetrios was joined by His Eminence, Archbishop Anthony of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, and a large number of Diocesan Priests, deacons and faithful of the diocesan parishes of the Eastern Seaboard region. Read more...

Archbishop Demetrios To Lead Parastas Service For +Metropolitan Nicholas

Saturday, March 17, 2012

PERTH AMBOY, NJ -- His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of America, who has lovingly cared for our diocese as Locum Tenens during this past year, along with Archbishop Antony of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A., will lead the Parastas Service at St. John the Baptist Church in Perth Amboy, NJ tomorrow, Sunday March 18, 2012 at 4:00 pm. Read more...


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