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During 2019, we were able to raise a record $204,000 through our Distinguished Diocesan Benefactors (DDB) program.  Because of your great generosity, we are able to sponsor 6 seminarians, help numerous missions and established parishes, and fund our record-attended Youth Ministry programs.


In addition to DDB, we have been able to raise $119,000 in donations and pledges towards St. Andrew's Camp's $300,000 New Building Project.


Thank you for making such a huge difference! -- May God bless and keep all of you in His loving care always!


With deep gratitude, sincere love and humble prayers,

+ Archbishop Michael

and the Diocese of NY and NJ


Archpriest Paul Shafran Celebrates 72nd Anniversary of Ordination

By the grace of God, Archpriest Paul Shafran, Pastor Emeritus at St. Vladimir's Church, Trenton, NJ, celebrated his 72d anniversary of ordination to the Holy Priesthood on December 28, 2019. 

Theophany (Julian Calendar) at Saint Spiridon Church, Perth Amboy NJ

On January 18th and 19th, 2020, His Eminence Archbishop Michael visited Saint Spiridon Orthodox Church in Perth Amboy, NJ with annual parish visitation. The visit coincided with parish's celebration of the Feast of Theophany of Our Lord on Julian Calendar.

Patronal Feast and Dome Blessing at Saint Andrew's Church in Dix Hills, NY

During his visit to Saint Andrew's Church in Dix Hills, NY, His Eminence, Archbishop Michael, following the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy blessed the newly refurbished church dome.

Archpastoral Visitation to Holy Trinity Church, Brooklyn, NY

On the eve of the Feast of Nativity of Our Lord (Julian Calendar), His Eminence, Archbishop Michael presided over all-night vigil and Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Brooklyn, NY.

Blessing of Water: Great South Bay

On January 7, 2020, the Feast of Theophany of Our Lord, The faithfull of several Orthodox Christian communities of Long Island joined Archbishop Michael for the Great Blessing of Waters at Great South Bay.

Feast of the Nativity (Julian Calendar) - Cathedral of the Transfiguration, Brooklyn NY

On January 6th and 7th, 2020, Archbishop Michael visited Holy Transfiguration Cathedral in Brooklyn NY to celebrate the feast of Nativity of Our Lord according to Julian Calendar.

Feast of Theophany: St. Andrew's Church, Dix Hills, NY

On January 5th and 6th, 2020, His Eminence, Archbishop Michael visited Saint Andrew's Church in Dix Hills, NY.

Archpastoral Visitation to Holy Trinity Church, Rahway, NJ

On January 4th and 5th, 2020, His Eminence Archbishop Michael visited Holy Trinity Church in Rahway, NJ.


Join His Eminence, Archbishop Michael and fellow pilgrims from our Diocese on July 15-21, 2020 for a very special journey to the cradle of Orthodox Christianity in North America – Kodiak, Alaska! Participate in the 50th Anniversary celebrations of Saint Herman of Alaska's canonization and the 50th Anniversary of the OCA's autocephaly in 2020. There will be weekly trips to Alaska over the summer of 2020 sponsored by each of the dioceses of the OCA. This will be a special trip for all Orthodox believers. Regular price $2,525/person.

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On the Diocesan Calendar
Divine Liturgy
of Thanksgiving
47th Anniversary
of Ordination,
celebrated by
Archbishop Michael  
Monday, February 3
at 9:30 a.m.
Holy Trinity Church
Yonkers NY

Council of Presbyters Meeting
Thursday, February 13
11:00 AM
Diocesan Chancery
Bronxville NY
Diocesan Council Meeting
Thursday, February 20
11:00 AM
Holy Resurrection Church
Wayne, NJ
Altar Servers Retreat
May 15-17
St. Basil Academy
Garrison NY

Diocese of New York

and New Jersey
33 Hewitt Avenue
Bronxville NY 10708
914-779-6580 (Phone)
914-779-6581 (Fax)

Diocese of New York-New Jersey; 33 Hewitt Avenue; Bronxville, NY 10708; 914-779-6580

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