On December 2, 1990, Archpriest George Konyev was ordained to the Holy Priesthood by His Eminence Metropolitan John of Leningrad and Ladoga in the St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral in present day St. Petersburg, Russia.
On Tuesday, December 1st, Metropolitan Job (Tyvonyuk), former Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA & Canada from 1975-1976 reposed in the Lord after complications from the Coronavirus.
On November 29, the 25th Sunday after Pentecost - the feast of his heavenly patron - Apostle and Evangelist Matthew, His Grace Bishop Matthew of Sourozh celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Dormition Cathedral in London.
On November 26, St. Innocent of Irkutsk parish joyfully celebrated their Patronal Feast day with the Divine Liturgy. Parish Rector, Priest Joshua Genig, was co-served by the parish’s clergy: Hierodeacon Seraphim (Balagtas) and Rector Emeritus, Archpriest Roman Star.
In connection with the repose of the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej, Bishop Matthew of Sourozh, Interim Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA & Canada expressed his condolences to the hierarchs of the Patriarchate of Serbia - Bishop Dositej of Great Britain & Scandinavia and Bishop Irinej of Eastern America.
On November 11-12, the clergy and parishioners of St. Nicholas Church in Brookside, AL bade farewell to their beloved longtime rector, Archpriest Benedict Tallant who reposed in the Lord on November 7.
On Saturday, November 7th - Demetrius Parental Saturday, Archpriest Benedict Tallant, rector emeritus of St. Nicholas Church in Brookside, Alabama reposed in the Lord.
With the blessing of the Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk and Interim Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the United States, Bishop Matthew of Sourozh
Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, sent a message of condolences to the Primate of the Orthodox Church in America on the repose of Metropolitan Theodosius (Lazor)
I have been grieved to learn about the passing away of His Eminence Metropolitan Theodosius (Lazor), your beatific predecessor who headed the Orthodox Church in in America from 1977 to 2002.
The website of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA has published a list of clergy who have reposed in the Lord as a result of the Coronavirus infection.
On September 5-6, the clergy and faithful of the Patriarchal Parishes in the United States, Canada and Mexico prayerfully marked the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the special union of parishes of the Moscow Patriarchate on the North American continent.
I extend my heartfelt congratulations to all of you on this significant date - the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the United States of America and Canada...
On June 28, a work meeting of the Administration of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA took place in Three Saints Church in Garfield, New Jersey, between Chancellor Archpriest George Konyev, Vice-Chancellor Priest Mark Rashkov, the secretary of the Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, Abbot Nicodemus (Balyasnikov) and Director of the Media Office, Reader George Konyev
On June 29-30, the International Online Conference "Youth Ministry of the Russian Orthodox Church: Experience and Perspectives" was held.
On Saturday, 27 June 2020, the Central States Deanery met for one of their regular meetings via Zoom. This was the first meeting of the Deanery since the Convocation last fall.
With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Matthew of Sourozh, Interim Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, Priest Joshua Genig, rector of St. Innocent of Irkutsk Church in Redford, MI is appointed Acting Dean of the Central States.
On May 18, His Grace Bishop Matthew of Sourozh, Interim Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA and Canada celebrates his birthday. The clergy, monastics and laity of the Diocese of Sourozh, the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA & Canada cordially congratulate their Archpastor on his 49th birthday.
On May 6, Yuri A. Sandulov, President of the historical society “Northern Cross” reposed in the Lord at the age of 67 from complications from the coronavirus.
On Wednesday, May 6, on the feast of St. George the Great Martyr, eponymous church parish Rector, Archpriest Igor Tarasov performed an automobile procession around the area of Bayside and Flushing. He was accompanied by Warden, Olga Roussanow and Sacristan, Andrew Malyshev.
By the grace of the All-Merciful God, we have been vouchsafed to arrive at the radiant Paschal night, and once again rejoice in the glorious Resurrection of Christ. I sincerely greet all of you, my dear ones, with this great feast and "festival of festivals."
On Great and Holy Tuesday, April 14, the Chancellor of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, Archpriest George Konyev served a moleben and participated in an aerial cross procession over the cities in Northern New Jersey
On Lazarus Saturday, April 11, Priest Paul Davis, rector of St. Nicholas Church in Brookside, AL served a moleben for the Cessation of Death-bearing Pestilence and performed an automobile cross-procession where he blessed the town in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
During Great Lent, as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to entangle the entire world, a number of clergy and faithful raised up their prayers for the cessation of the death bearing pestilence in their local cities.
An eight part series "Jesus Christ - Life & Teachings" to be released online during week of April 6, 2020
On Wednesday, April 6, the eve of the feast of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos and the repose of St. Tikhon (Bellavin), Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, clerics of St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral in New York City performed an automobile cross-procession through the boroughs of New York
His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia, approved the text of prayerful petitions to be read in connection with the threat the spread of the Coronavirus infection.
In connection with the adoption of emergency measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19 by the authorities of New York of , the administration of the cathedral calls for all measures to help stop the further spread of the dangerous disease.
For the sake of pastoral care of individuals, as well as in response to the request of the sanitary authorities, while maintaining strong faith in God's Good Providence...
On Sunday, March 15, the Second Sunday of Great Lent and feast of St. Gregory Palamas, Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral in New York City.
On Sunday, 15 March 2020, St. Innocent of Irkutsk Orthodox Church was blessed with the arrival of a relic and icon of St. John the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Shanghai and San Francisco.
The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church has been following with concern the spread of the coronavirus infection throughout the world and its consequences for millions of people, many of whom not only face the threat of infection, but are also experiencing social and economic consequences therefrom.
In the Sourozh diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, as well as throughout the world, the continued spread of the disease associated with coronavirus infection is a cause of deep concern
On Thursday, March 12, a reception was held in the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, honoring the 90th birthday of Rabbi Arthur Schneier, chairman of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation.
On Sunday, March 8, St. Innocent of Irkutsk Church in Redford, MI hosted the parishes of the Central States Deanery for Vespers on the occasion of the Triumph of Orthodoxy.
On February 7, Matushka Olga Kudrikoff, fell asleep in the Lord. She was the devoted wife of the Mitred Archpriest Dimitry Kudrikoff (+2002), the pastor emeritus of Saints Peter and Paul Church in Scranton, Pennsylvania...
On Saturday, February 8, the clergy of the Eastern States Deanery celebrated Divine Liturgy in St. Nicholas Church in Bayonne, NJ.
On Saturday February 1, the clergy of the Atlantic States Deanery celebrated Divine Liturgy at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Philadelphia, PA.
On Monday, February 3, a meeting was held in the Administrative Center of the Orthodox Church in America between His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of all America & Canada and the Chancellor of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, Archpriest George Konyev.
In honor of the jubilee year marking the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the USA, a commemorative booklet is being produced to mark the occasion.
On Saturday, February 1, the 11th anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia, Divine Liturgy was celebrated in Christ the Savior Cathedral
Online registration for the 2020 Lenten Retreat for clergy of the Eastern American Diocese as well as the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA has opened on the website of the Eastern American Diocese.
His Holiness Patriarch Kyrill of Moscow and All Russia has sent the following greeting to His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada:
On January 26, at the age of 95, Protopresbyter Matthew Stadniuk, rector emeritus of Holy Epiphany Cathedral on Yelokhovo Square in Moscow reposed in the Lord.
Every year, at the end of January, the United Nations commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day. On January 27, Red Army troops liberated one of the worst Nazi death camps, Auschwitz-Birkenau.
One year ago, the Orthodox faithful living in Cancun, Mexico, appealed to His Holiness Patriarch Kyrill of Moscow and all Russia to bless the establishment of a parish of the Russian Orthodox Church.
On January 18-19, the feast of the Holy Theophany of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Divine Services were celebrated in St. Nicholas Cathedral in NYC.
At midnight on January 19, the feast of the Holy Theophany of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the Great Blessing of Waters was served on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean by the spiritual father of the St. John of Kronstadt Mercy House in Brooklyn, NY, Priest Maksim Pliskov.
New Photos 01/10 - On January 6-7, the clergy and faithful of the Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in the USA prayerfully commemorated the Nativity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
From the depths of my heart, I congratulate you all on the radiant feast of the Nativity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The wondrous miracle of the incarnation of God, which was accomplished more than two thousand years ago, today fills our souls with ineffable joy. "Today God hath come to earth and man hath ascended to the heavens"