On Monday, December 19, the feast of the Holy Hierarch Nicholas the Wonderworker, Priest Eugene Solodsky reposed in the Lord after a lengthy illness. He was 85 years old.
On December 17, the feast of Great Martyr Barbara, a conciliar Divine Liturgy was held with the clergy of the Eastern States Deanery in St. John the Baptist Church in Little Falls, NJ The Divine Liturgy was celebrated by Archpriest Igor Vyzhanov, Chancellor of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA.
On Wednesday, December 13, the parish of St. Andrew Naval Cathedral in Philadelphia, PA marked its patronal feast day.
On Sunday, December 12, Archpriest Emil Minkovich, rector of Sts. Peter & Paul Church in Elizabeth, NJ celebrated his 55th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood. Joining Fr. Emil on this day was the Chancellor of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, Archpriest Igor Vyzhanov who celebrated the Divine Liturgy.
On December 15th, 2022, the Chancellor of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, Archpriest Igor Vyzhanov met with the founder and president of the Call of Conscience Foundation, Rabbi Arthur Schneier.
On Sunday, December 4, the feast of the Entry of the Theotokos into the Temple, Archpriest Igor Vyzhanov, Chancellor of the Patriarchal Parishes in the United States, visited St. Michael the Archangel Church in Philadelphia, PA.
On November 26, Priest Joshua Genig (Dean of the Central States) made a visit to St. John Chrysostom parish in Grand Rapids, MI for their patronal feast.
On Saturday, November 26,, Archpriest Igor Vyzhanov, Chancellor of the Patriarchal Parishes in the United States, visited Sts. Peter & Paul Church in Elizabeth, NJ.
On Sunday, November 20, St. Innocent of Irkutsk Church in Redford, Michigan marked another significant milestone with the installation of six, large panel icons on the exterior façade of their holy temple.
On November 20, the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost, celebrations dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the great consecration of St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral by St. Tikhon (Bellavin) took place in New York City. On the same day, the fullness of the Russian Orthodox Church prayerfully honored the birthday of their Primate, His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia.
Bishop Matthew of Sourozh, Interim Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA & Canada, in accordance of the decision of His Holiness Patriarch Kyrill of Moscow and All Russia and the Holy Synod...
On Sunday, October 23, the clergy of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA bade farewell to Archpriest Nikolai Babijtchouk who reposed in the Lord on October 19...
On October 20, 2022, after a severe & prolonged illness, rector-emeritus of the Church of All Saints who Shown Forth in the Russian Land at the Patriarchal Metochion in Pine Bush, NY, Archpriest Nikolai Babijtchouk, reposed in the Lord.
On Monday, October 10, the clergy of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA bade farewell to one her senior-most clerics, Archpriest John Kassatkin who reposed in the Lord on October 6.
On October 7, 2022, the 228th anniversary of the establishment of the Orthodox Mission on the North American Continent in 1794, at the intersection of Madison Avenue and East 97th Street in Manhattan, where St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral is located...
On Sunday, October 9, the feast of Holy Apostle & Evangelist John the Theologian, Sts. Peter & Paul Church in Scranton. PA joyously celebrated the 125th anniversary of the parish’s founding.
On October 6, 2022, the feast of the Conception of the Holy Prophet and Baptist John, after a short illness, one of the senior-most clerics of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, Archpriest John Kassatkin, rector emeritus of the Exaltation of the Cross Church in Hackettstown, NJ, reposed in the Lord at the age of 82.
His Holiness Patriarch Kyrill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences on the death of the former Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, Metropolitan Herman (Svaiko), who reposed in the Lord on September 6, 2022.
On August 20, on the afterfeast of the Transfiguration of the Lord and the day of memory of the Hieromartyr Protopresbyter Alexander Khotovitsky, the founder and first rector of the St. Nicholas Cathedral in New York...
According to Ukaze № 18 of the Interim Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, Bishop Matthew of Sourozh accepted the petition of Priest Alexey Paranyuk, expressing gratitude for his years of dedicated labors, and appointed Priest Julian Ryabtsev...
On the bright Feast of the Resurrection of Christ I warmly greet you with the words of the apostolic proclamation: CHRIST IS RISEN!
Addressing you with these life-asserting words, I extend to all of you my heartfelt greetings on the great and world-saving feast of Pascha. On this chosen and holy day so overwhelming is our spiritual joy and profound gratitude to God and so distinct is the feeling of might and depth of the Creator’s love...
On the Sunday of Orthodoxy, many of the clergy and numerous parishioners of the Central States Deanery gathered at St. John Chrysostom parish in Grand Rapids to pray together in the presence of the icon and relic of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco, the Wonderworker.
In any time of crisis, regardless of the causes that gave rise to it, the true nature of each person is revealed. It is no coincidence that people say: you know your friends in times of trouble.
His Holiness Patriarch Kyrill of Moscow and All Russia addressed the archpastors, pastors, monastics and all faithful children of the Russian Orthodox Church.
On February 15, the feast of the Meeting of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, His Holiness Patriarch Kyrill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated Divine Liturgy at Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow.
On Monday, February 7, the clergy and parishioners of St. Gregory the Theologian Church celebrated their patronal feast day. The festal All-Night Vigil and Divine Liturgy were served by parish rector Archpriest Andrei Kovalev.
Beloved in the Lord archpastors, reverend presbyters and deacons, God-loving monks and nuns, dear brothers and sisters!