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2019 Diocesan Assembly

The 2019 Diocesan Assembly webpage is now available with related documents and the agenda. The various reports will be published as they are submitted to us.

UPDATED 10/17/2019: New report(s).

2019 Girls Retreat: Please Register Today!

The registration for the upcoming 2019 Girls Retreat is now opened. Please register by November 8, 2019. We cannot guarantee spots past this deadline.


Save the date for the upcoming 2019 girls retreat.

November 22-24


Archbishop Michael is asking that a special collection be taken on College Student Sunday -- October 6, or another October Sunday at the rector's discretion -- in support of the good work of OCF (Orthodox Christian Fellowship).  The Assembly of Bishops and OCF encourage the entire faithful family—clergy, parents, grandparents, godparents, aunts, uncles, and friends of our treasured college students—to be generous in your offering of support to this ministry on their behalf. Your support enables OCF to open and maintain its Chapters and Chaplains on college campuses, to be an integral part of students’ spiritual formation by challenging them to explore the Faith and to inspire students to commit to living an Orthodox Christian way of life daily.  Donations may be sent to the OCF National Office, 50 Goddard Avenue, Brookline, MA 02445 or made online at

Read the announcement of OCF College Student Sunday 2019 << here >>

Potsdam, NY: Upcoming Archpastoral Visit and Lecture by Dr. Mary Ford

In conjunction with Archpastoral visit of His Eminence Archbishop Michael to St. Olympia Mission in Potsdam NY, Dr. Mary Ford, Ph. D. will present a public lecture at St. Lawrence University, on Saturday October 5th. Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will be celebrated by Archbishop Michael on Sunday, October 6th at 9:45 am. St. Olympia Mission is located at 123 Main St., Potsdam NY. Everyone is invited to join these events! Click here to download the poster of Dr. Ford's presentation.>>


The Diocese of New York and New Jersey will mark Church Musician Appreciation Day on Sunday, September 29, 2019 - the Sunday before the feast day of Saint Romanos the Melodist. Truly, we need to nurture and encourage our church musicians – and thank them on this day for their pious work! Read more here >

CLIFTON NJ: Saint Anna Icon

The Blessed Healing Icon of Saint Anna, the Mother of the Holy Virgin Mary (from Saint Tikhon’s Monastery) will visit Holy Assumption Orthodox Church, 35 Orange Avenue, Clifton NJ on Sunday, 6 October 2019. A Moleben Prayer Service with an Anointing will be held at 4:00 p.m.

event flyer >

WANTAGE NJ: Remembering 9-11

His Eminence, Archbishop Michael, attended an annual Memorial Service in Wantage NJ (Holy Spirit Orthodox Church) commemorating the sacrificial actions of first-responders during the attacks on our nation on September 11, 2001. First responders from the area attended and were especially honored for their service. In this photo (above; credit Cheryl Fleishman), Archbishop Michael blesses the Unionville NY Fire Department following the service.

PEARL RIVER NY: Archpastoral Visit

His Eminence, Archbishop Michael, made an Archpastoral visitation to the Orthodox Christian Church of the Holy Transfiguration, Pearl River NY on Saturday, 7 September 2019, the Fore-Feast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos. After the Divine Liturgy, His Eminence presented Tatiana (Tanya) Jelenevsky Tjoa with a Diocesan Gramota (certificate of recognition) honoring her 31 years of service as the Choir Director at Holy Transfiguration Church. A festive banquet in honor of Archbishop Michael’s visitation and the recognition of Tatiana Jelenevsky Tjoa was held in the parish hall.


On the Diocesan Calendar

Oct 31-Nov 1, 2019




Holy Trinity Church

East Meadow NY

information >


November 16, 2019

   Second Annual


Holy Resurrection Church

Wayne NJ

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

event flyer >


November 21, 2019


   Entry of the

   Theotokos into

   the Temple


November 22-23, 2019

2019 Girls Retreat

   Camp Shiloh ~ Hewitt, NJ

   for more information

    click here>>


December 11, 2019

      Diocesan Council


Diocesan Chancery

Bronxville NY

11:00 a.m.


December 25, 2019






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and New Jersey
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Bronxville NY 10708
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