On 1 (14) September, the faithful of St. Innocent of Irkutsk parish gathered to celebrate the beginning of the New Ecclesiastical Year and the Feast of the Holy and Righteous Joshua, the name day of the parish’s Rector.
On September 11, the feast of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist, as part of the church-wide Day of Sobriety, with the blessing of the Interim Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA and Canada, Bishop Matthew of Sourozh, cleric of St. Nicholas Cathedral in New York, Abbot Nicodemus (Balyasnikov), visited the House of Mercy dedicated to St. John of Kronstadt in Brooklyn.
A message from Bishop Matthew of Sourozh, Interim Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA and Canada, to the clergy and parishioners of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA and Canada on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the repose of Metropolitan Nikodim (Rotov)
The cost of the trip includes transport and excursion service in Israel, Transfer to Sinai, transport and excursion service on Sinai, hotels - 5 nights in Bethlehem, 1 night in Galilee, 2 nights in Sinai, two meals daily (breakfast and dinner), additional expenses: departure tax from Israel, tips, night transfer to the liturgy to the Holy Sepulcher, entrances to museums and national parks.
This is to inform you that by the Decree of His Grace, Matthew, Bishop of Sourozh, Interim Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, Hegumen Nikodim (Balyasnikov) has been appointed Acting Chancellor of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA as of August 5, 2023.
On Saturday, August 5, with the blessing of Bishop Matthew, Archbishop Peter of Chicago & Mid-America celebrated a hierarchal Divine Liturgy for the feast of the Pocheav Icon of the Theotokos at Nativity of Christ Church in Youngstown, OH.