Bishop Nicholas Reads Canon in St. Nicholas Cathedral - 02/27/15
On Clean Thursday, at the invitation of His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA; Eastern American Diocesan Vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan (ROCOR) led the reading of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete in St. Nicholas Cathedral, NYC.
Bishop John Reads Canon of St. Andrew of Crete in ROCOR Cathedral - 02/26/15
On Clean Wednesday, February 26, with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and NY, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad and at the invitation of His Grace Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, the Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk read the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete...
Lenten Vespers to be Held During Sundays of Great Lent - 02/21/15
In accordance with the yearly custom of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, clergy and faithful join together within their respective geographical areas to celebrate the Sunday evening Lenten Vespers during Great Lent.
Bishop John Attended Reception in Honor of the Day of the "Defenders of the Fatherland" - 02/21/15
On February 20, the Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk attended an official reception in honor of the "Day of the Defenders of the Fatherland." in the Russian Representation Building to the United Nations.
St. Theophan the Recluse: Sermon on the Meeting of the Lord - 02/14/15
What a tender scene the Meeting of the Lord shows us! The venerable elder Simeon, holding the infant God in his hands, on either side of him are the righteous Joseph and the Most Holy Mother of God. Not far away is the Prophetess Anna, an eighty-year-old faster and woman of prayer...
During the month of January, the parish and clergy of St. Innocent Church, Redford MI hosted and presented a number of Orthodox outreach events to educate the citizens of the surrounding area about the Holy Orthodox Faith.
Paschal Epistle of His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk - 04/29/16
Paschal Epistle of His Grace John, Bishop of Naro-Fominsk, Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA to all the clergy and faithful children of the Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the USA.
Nativity Epistle of His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk - 01/06/16
“God is with us, understand, all ye nations!” These words of the liturgical hymn, hearkening back to the biblical prophecy of Isaiah about Emmanuel (cf. Is. 7, 14), have become for us a verbal icon of the Nativity Feast..