March 3, 2017
March 2, 2017
The Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America [FOCA] recently announced that “Who is My Neighbor” will be the theme of its 2017 “Celebration of Faith” contest.
Inspired this year by Christ’s parable of the Good Samaritan found in Luke 10:25–37, the creative arts contest is open to all Orthodox Christian youth who are...
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
- The historic St. Louis Union Station Hotel will be the site of the 19th AAC.
A variety of issues including possible themes and youth participation related to the Orthodox Church in America’s 19th All-American Council [AAC] topped the agenda of the Preconciliar Commission during its second meeting on Friday, February 24, 2017. ...
February 25, 2017
A photo gallery highlighting Sunday of Orthodoxy celebrations and processions held on the first Sunday of Great Lent—March 5, 2017—will again be featured on the web site of the Orthodox Church in America in the near future.
Photos of regional, deanery and parish celebrations should be sent as jpeg attachments to email@example.com. No more than three photos from any given celebration should...
February 24, 2017
February 23, 2017
- Archbishop Michael with attendees at 2015 Brotherhood of St. Moses the Black Conference.
His Eminence, Archbishop Michael of New York and New Jersey will head the lineup of speakers at the 24th annual conference of the Brotherhood of Saint Moses the Black October 6-8, 2017.
The conference, titled “Closer to Christ, Closer to Each Other”, will be held at the Mother of God Joy of All Who Sorrow Church...
February 22, 2017
In a letter dated February 15, 2017, the Board of Commissioners of the Association of Theological Schools [ATS] informed Saint Tikhon’s Seminary that the school has been reaccredited for seven years, with no notations. The news came as a result of the seminary’s periodic reaccredition review that occurred November 20-23, 2016....
February 21, 2017
The Spring Session of the Metropolitan Council of the Orthodox Church in America opened at Immaculate Conception Seminary here on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Saint Sergius of Radonezh Chapel at the Chancery, Syosset, NY, on Tuesday morning, after which he, together with the members of the Standing Synod of Bishops and the Metropolitan...
February 20, 2017
His Grace, Bishop Daniel of Santa Rosa chaired the third meeting of the Orthodox Church in America’s Standing Committee for Canonical Procedure at Saints Peter and Paul Church, Phoenix, AZ February 8-10, 2017.
Pursuant to Article XV, Section 9 of the OCA Statute, the Committee was established to develop general rules for canonical procedures for use and application...