April 25, 2017
April 13, 2017
The Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon marking the Great and Holy Pascha is now available. The full text appears below and is available in PDF format. Translations also will be available and posted as they are received.
The Archpastoral Message of His...
April 10, 2017
As widely reported, some three dozen faithful died and over 100 were injured in terrorist bombings at two Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday—April 9, 2017.
Over two dozen people were killed and over 70 were wounded by an explosion at a Coptic church in Tanta. Within hours, a second bombing at Alexandria’s Saint Mark Cathedral left at least 11 people dead and 30 injured...
April 8, 2017
- Clergy stir Holy Chrism as Gospels are read in 2012.
Father Alexander Schmemann often underlined in his teaching that Christianity is the end of religion. The 2018 All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America will have as its theme “For the Life of the World,” the title of Father Alexander’s best-known book, published in...
April 3, 2017
As reported by the New York Times and numerous other media sources, a bomb tore through a subway train in St. Petersburg on Monday afternoon, April 3, 2017. Ten people died and 39 others, including children, were injured. A second bomb, discovered at a neighboring...
March 11, 2017
Simpson, PA: E PA Diocese issues appeal for Fr. John Nightingale
Following the celebration of a Presanctified Liturgy during Great Lent 2016, Priest John Nightingale—then Acting Rector of Saint Basil Church, Simpson, PA—experienced a tragic accidental fall. While he regained sensation in his arms and legs, he was unable to walk and had minimal use of his arms and hands and, according to His Eminence, Archbishop Mark of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania,...
February 27, 2017
On Monday, February 27, 2017, the Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon for the beginning of Great Lent was released.
The complete text appears below and is available in PDF format for downloading and distribution.
Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon