On the Third Anniversary of His Episcopal Consecration, Bishop John Leads Divine Liturgy in St. Nicholas Cathedral
On Tuesday, August 1, the feast of St. Seraphim of Sarov and the third anniversary of his consecration to the episcopacy, the Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk celebrated the Divine Liturgy in St. Nicholas Cathedral in New York City. His Grace was co-served by cathedral clergy.
After Holy Communion, the clergy proceeded to sing the magnification to St. Seraphim before the Holy Icon of the saint. Bishop John delivered a sermon on the life of St. Seraphim. Priest Rodion Shamazov then congratulated His Grace on behalf of the clergy and parishioners of the Patriarchal Cathedral.
We sincerely congratulate our dear archpastor on the anniversary of his consecration to the episcopacy, and wish him many years in the vineyard of Christ!
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..