Bishop John Leads Divine Services for eve of the Nativity in St. Nicholas Cathedral
On Friday morning, January 6, the Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk celebrated the Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great in St. Nicholas Cathedral in New York City. After the Liturgy, before the lighted candle symbolizing the star of Bethlehem, the clergy sang the troparion and kontakion of the feast.
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..