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The Lates Issue of "First Fruits" Is Now Available
12/06/21

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The Latest Issue of KOINONIA is now available
12/06/21

The latest issue of KOINONIA is now available for download and distribution in the parishes. KONIONIA is the quarterly newsletter published by the Diocesan Commission on Missions and Evangelism, under the editorship of the Director of that Commission, Archpriest Eric Tosi, and with the blessing of His Eminence, Archbishop Michael.

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TOGETHER AGAIN: DOZENS GATHER FOR DIOCESAN ALTAR SERVER RETREAT
12/01/21

On Saturday, November 20, nearly fifty altar servers, clergy, and faithful joined His Eminence, Archbishop Michael, for the 2021 Diocesan Altar Servers' Retreat, held at Holy Resurrection Church, in Wayne, NJ. This was a particularly joyous occasion, as it marked the return of the Annual Diocesan Altar Servers’ Retreat after the pandemic had caused its cancellation in 2020. The camaraderie among the re-united servers from numerous diocesan parishes was inspiring!

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Archpriest Kyril Riggs Awarded Mitre
11/29/21

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Youth Witnessing to the Faith Video Series
11/23/21

At its annual meeting in October 2020, the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America declared 2021 the “Year of the Youth,” with the intent of augmenting ministry to children, teens, and young adults across the country. You can find more information on the Year of the Youth Hub website.

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Orthodox Church in America to Host 22nd Annual Youth & Camp Worker Conference
11/23/21

Join the Orthodox Youth Directors in North America at Antiochian Village Conference Center in Bolivar, Pa from Thursday, February 3rd - Saturday, February 5th for the Annual Youth and Camp Workers Conference!

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Hispanic Catechumen Group Meets Virtually: Guest Speaker Deacon Basil Vazquez
11/19/21

On Thursday, November 18, the Hispanic catechumen group met virtually with Deacon Basil Vazquez (Antiochian Archdiocese) as their guest speaker. Father John Morris opened the meeting offering a prayer and introducing Deacon Basil. Deacon Basil then gave thanks to Archbishop Michael and Bishop Anthony (Antiochian Archdiocese) for their blessings to allow him to speak to the group. He gave a wonderful talk in Spanish during which he described his journey to Orthodoxy and the diaconate in the Orthodox Church. All in the group were edified by the conversation and look forward to their next guest speaker in mid-December.

The Hispanic catechumen group is run by Fr. John Morris and catechist Ioannis (Jose) Sanchez. The group offers catechism classes to inquirers and catechumens who speak primarily Spanish. For more information contact: Fr. John Morris at frjohnmorris3@gmail.com or Ioannis Sanchez at joseorthodox33@gmail.com.

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Tips of the Week: FIRST WEEK OF THE NATIVITY FAST
11/16/21

 
 
 
 




UPCOMING EVENTS ON THE DIOCESAN CALENDAR
Diocesan Council
January 13 at 11:00 AM
Diocesan Headquarters
Bronxville, NY

Youth Witness to the Faith Videos Series




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