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Welcome To The Panis' Corner

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Welcome to the Panis' Corner,  an online resource of the Priest-wives of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of North America.

With the blessing of His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa, this site will provide  the most up to date news on the activities of the priest wives of the Diocese.  It will also offer offer  spiritual reflections and helpful resources for the 21st century Orthodox Christian family as it struggles to live the Gospel in a difficult era.


Our Patron Saints

The Patron Saints of our Diocesan Priest Wives is St. Sophia and Her Three Daughters, Faith, Hope and Charity who dwelt in Italy in the reign of Hadrian (117-138). They came from a rich and devout family and their mother Sophia brought them up in the Faith, Hope and Love of the names she had given them. Word of their admirable manner of life reached the Emperor who, hearing they were in Rome, sent soldiers to bring them before him.

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Book Review

With Pain and Love for Contemporary Man

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

This past week I was blessed to travel to Holy Protection Monastery in White Haven, Pennsylvania, not once, but twice. While perusing the bookstore, I was interested in many of the books there, but I did not purchase any of them because many of them are already a part of the collection at home.

I picked up the familiar blue bound book cover, this one entitled: With Pain and Love for Contemporary Man, Elder Paisios of Mount Athos, Spiritual Counsels. I have read a few other books like this one Read more...

News

Eternal Memory: Pani Anna Kozar

Friday, October 27, 2017

JOHNSTOWN, PA - With great sorrow, the Diocesan Chancery announces the falling asleep in the Lord of Pani Anna Kozar, the wife of the late, Very Rev. Protopresbyter Elias Kozar, Pastor Emeritus of St. Mary's Orthodox Church of Yonkers, NY. on Friday, October 27th.

Pani Anna was born in New York City, on December 8, 1925, to the late Konstantine and Anna (Herko) Yanoscik and was educated in New York City schools. After graduation, she worked for the Morgan Guaranty Trust Company in Manhattan. During the 1980's she worked for Martinelli Publications in Yonkers. Read more...

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Spiritual Reflections

With Pain and Love for Contemporary Man

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

This past week I was blessed to travel to Holy Protection Monastery in White Haven, Pennsylvania, not once, but twice. While perusing the bookstore, I was interested in many of the books there, but I did not purchase any of them because many of them are already a part of the collection at home.

I picked up the familiar blue bound book cover, this one entitled: With Pain and Love for Contemporary Man, Elder Paisios of Mount Athos, Spiritual Counsels. I have read a few other books like this one Read more...

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