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Most Reverend, Bishop William C. Skurla Enthroned as Archbishop of Pittsburgh and as the fifth Metropolitan of the Byzantine Catholic Church in America

Thursday, April 19, 2012

MUNHALL, PA -- His Eminence, Metropolitan Archbishop William C. Skurla was enthroned on April 18, 2012 as the fifth Metropolitan Archbishop of the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh and head of the Byzantine Catholic (Ruthenian) Metropolitan Church of Pittsburgh, at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Read more...

2012 Cathedral Holy Week and Pascha Photo & Video Galleries Now Posted

Sunday, April 15, 2012

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The complete photo and video gallery of Holy Week and Paschal Divine Services at Christ the Saviour Cathedral is now posted. Read more...

Come Receive the Light!

Sunday, April 15, 2012

JOHNSTOWN - [Diocesan Apostolate For Information Technology] - Receiving the Paschal light at Resurrection Matins and singing Christ is Risen for the first time after a long stint in the desert of the Great Fast is something Orthodox Christians look forward to with great joy. Recognizing that many faithful are homebound and no longer able to attend Church, the Diocesan Apostolate for Information Technology has made it possible to share in the joy of Holy Pascha in the on-line prayer chapel. Read more...

Archpastoral Encylical of Archbishop Demetrios of America for Pascha 2012

Saturday, April 14, 2012

As we gather to celebrate this great Feasts of Feasts, and together we experience the supreme joy of Holy Pascha, we offer our praise to God for His abundant grace and for the triumph of our Savior Jesus Christ over the power of sin and death. In a magnificent revelation of His invincible might, our Risen Lord has defeated all that corrupts and destroys our human existence. Read more...

Patriarchal Encyclical for Pascha 2012

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Beloved children in the Lord, If Christ’s Resurrection referred to Himself, then its significance for us would be negligible. The Church proclaims, however, that, the Lord did not arise alone. Together with Himself, He also resurrected all people. This is how our predecessor, St. John Chrysostom, proclaims this great truth in thunderous language: “Christ is risen, and none are left dead in the grave; for in being raised from the dead, he became the first-fruits of all who were asleep.” Read more...

The Consecration of Chrism By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

CONSTANTINOPLE -- His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I has begun the process of Sanctifiying Holy Chrism during these first days of Passion Week. The consecration will be complete during Vesperal Liturgy on Holy Thursday. Read more...

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...

 

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