On the feast of the Holy Prophet Elias, the clergy and parishioners of St. Elias Church in Battle Creek, MI celebrated its patronal feastday.
The Divine Services for the feast were led by parish rector, Archpriest Lawrence Bacik and Priest Joshua Genig (cleric of St. Innocent Church in Redford, MI). A multitude of parishioners partook of the Holy Mysteries.
Following Liturgy, a bountiful luncheon was served in the parish hall.
Bishop John Sends Condolonces to the Family of Archpriest Carlos Chacon - 08/25/17
In connection with the recent repose of Archpriest Carlos Chacon, His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA expressed his condolences to the departed's family.
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..