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Pan Orthodox United Announces 2015 Youth & Young Adult Fellowship Weekend

Friday, April 17, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA [Diocesan Chancery] -- Pan Orthodox United is thrilled to announce their 3rd annual Midwest Fellowship Weekend to be held in Akron, Ohio from May 29, 2015 – May 31, 2015. The weekend is a cross-jurisdictional event that is being hosted by a group of churches in the Akron area. It will give attendees a chance to meet and spend time with their peers from different Orthodox jurisdictions across the US. Highlights of the Fellowship Weekend will include a Charity Walk to benefit Zoe For Life, a soccer tournament, group service project to benefit FOCUS Cleveland, other sporting activities, church services (including Vespers and Liturgy), and an International Festival with local Orthodox faithful that will include dinner and a display and lessons in ethnic dancing. Read more...

Bishop Gregory Issues Archpastoral Letter Regarding 2015 Young Women's Retreat

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- His Grace Bishop Gregory has issued the following Archpastoral Letter regarding the upcoming Diocesan Young Women's Retreat: Dear Diocesan Parents and Children, During the 1st ever Young Women's Encounter last summer 26 young women from across our Diocese had the opportunity to hear from Orthodox women who are following God's calling. They enjoyed fellowship and learned to use their individual gifts and find their role in the Church. This summer, our Diocese is happy to host the 2nd Annual Young Women's Encounter! The YWE is designed specifically for our Diocesan young women. Read more...

Diocesan Priests Travel to Camp Nazareth For Annual Convocation

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- [Diocesan Chancery] In the joy of the Resurrection, Priests from throughout the Diocese have gathered at Camp Nazareth today, with His Grace Bishop Gregory for their annual Convocation. The Diocesan Priests will spend the next three days in prayer, study and Christian fellowship, to strengthen their bond of unity. During their time together, the Diocesan Priests will have the opportunity to spend some quality time with His Grace, Bishop Gregory and their brothers in Christ during this most joyful and Bright Week of the Year. Read more...

Archpastoral Letter For Pascha 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015

On this great and glorious Feast of Pascha – the Resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, our hearts are filled with tremendous joy, our souls are transformed and we bask in the Light of Truth. This year I want to share with you an excerpt from an inspiring, uplifting and brilliant homily of our Father among the Saints, Gregory of Nyssa. The reign of life has begun, the tyranny of death is ended. A new birth has taken place, a new life has come, a new order of existence has appeared, our very nature has been transformed! This birth is not brought about by human generation, by the will of man, or by the desire of the flesh, but by God. Read more...

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