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Jacob's Well
About the Publication

Jacob’s Well is the official publication of the Diocese New York-New Jersey (Orthodox Church in America). It provides, as did the well in ancient communities, a place for the distribution of news and activities regarding the life of the Diocese and its parishes. It seeks to highlight functions sponsored in the areas of youth and liturgical music, and the efforts taking place throughout Diocesan missions. Of special interest is the presentation of iconographic examples from Diocesan parishes.

But like the story of the Samaritan woman at Jacob’s Well (John 4), it also seeks to be a vehicle which provides not just news but opportunities for reflection on the living encounter with Jesus Christ. In this way it attempts to examine the role of Tradition as the "ongoing life of the Holy Spirit in the Church" (Vladimir Lossky). Through a variety of themes and materials – articles, reviews of books, films, and theater, studies of moral and even environmental issues, as well as poetry – it tries to acknowledge the many ways which the Holy Spirit seeks to make Christ known.

Finally, while input from members of the Diocese, both clergy and lay people is encouraged, contributions from those outside of the Diocese are welcome and utilized whenever possible.

 

Latest Issues
 

Spring/Summer 2015

 

 

Summer/Fall 2014

 

 

See Also:

Website featuring back issues on-line 



UPCOMING EVENTS
On the Diocesan Calendar

 

February 8, 2016

NJ Deanery Meeting

Holy Resurrection Church

Wayne NJ

 

 

February 12-14, 2016

Annual

  Altar Servers

     Retreat

Saint Basil Academy

Garrison NY

info & registration >

 

 

February 14, 2016

  New Jersey Deanery

  DDB Appreciation Dinner

Assumption of the

Holy Virgin Church

Clifton NJ

 

 

February 20, 2016

  Saint Andrew's Camp

   "Open Meeting"

Holy Trinity Church

Yonkers NY

12:30 p.m.

website >

 

 

February 22, 2016

Diocesan Council

Meeting

Diocesan Chancery

Bronxville NY

 

 

February 28, 2016

  New York City Deanery

  DDB Appreciation Dinner

Saint Nicholas Church

Whitestone NY

 

  

November 1-2, 2016

Annual

Diocesan

Assembly

Yonkers NY

 

 



Diocese of New York-New Jersey
33 Hewitt Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708
914-779-6580 (Phone)
914-779-6581 (Fax)
info@nynjoca.org




 
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