Weekly Diocesan Bulletin Sunday, October 11, 2015

 19th Sunday after Pentecost:
The Venerable Father Charton the Confessor

RESURRECTIONAL TROPARION - TONE TWO: When Thou didst descend to death, O Life Immortal, Thou didst slay hell with the splendor of Thy Godhead! And when from the depths Thou didst raise the dead, all the powers of heaven cried out: O Giver of Life! Christ our God! Glory to Thee!

TROPARION TO ST. CHARITON - TONE EIGHT: By a flood of tears you made the desert fertile, and your longing for God brought forth fruit in abundance.  By the radiance of miracles you illumined the whole universe!  Our father Chariton, pray to Christ God to save our souls!

Weekly Diocesan Bulletin - Sunday, September 27, 2015

Sunday, September 27, 2015

17th Sunday after Pentecost:
The Exaltation of the Life-giving Cross

O Lord, save Your people, and bless Your inheritance. Grant victories to the Orthodox Christians over their adversaries; and by the virtue of Your Cross, preserve Your habitation. 

"Fr. Seraphim Was a Whole Man, and Therefore He Was a Healed Man"

"Fr. Seraphim Was a Whole Man, and Therefore He Was a Healed Man"
"Fr. Seraphim Was a Whole Man, and Therefore He Was a Healed Man"
"Fr. Seraphim Was a Whole Man, and Therefore He Was a Healed Man"
"Fr. Seraphim Was a Whole Man, and Therefore He Was a Healed Man"

A Conversation with Fr. Ambrose Young and Mother Theadelphi On Fr. Seraphim Rose

In May of 2012 a seminarian of St. Tikhon's (South Canaan, PA) traveled to the Entrance of the Theotokos Skete in Hayesville, OH in order to interview the chaplain Hieroschemamonk Ambrose Young and the abbess Mother Theadelphi as part of his research for his seminary thesis concerning Fr. Seraphim Rose and the “crucifixion” of his mind as Fr. Seraphim put it—meaning to willingly and obediently humble himself and submit his own sharp mind to the wisdom of the Church.

Weekly Diocesan Bulletin - Sunday, August 9th, 2015

10th Sunday after Pentecost: 
The Holy Great-martyr & Healer Panteleimon;
Saint Clement of Ochrid 

RESURRECTIONAL TROPARION - TONE ONE: When the stone had been sealed by the Jews; while the soldiers were guarding Your most pure Body; You arose on the third day, O Savior, granting life to the world. The powers of heaven therefore cried to You, O Giver of Life: Glory to Your Resurrection, O Christ! Glory to Your Kingdom! Glory to Your dispensation, O You who loves mankind.

Weekly Diocesan Bulletin - Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Apostles’ Fast

5th Sunday after Pentecost: The Holy Hieromartyr Eusebius; Venerable Anastasia of Serbia

RESURRECTIONAL TROPARION - TONE FOUR: When the women disciples of the Lord learned from the angel the joyous message of Your Resurrection, they cast away the ancestral curse and elatedly told the apostles: Death is overthrown!  Christ God is risen, granting the world great mercy!

Serbian Orthodox Church glorifies two North Americans

At their regular session here on May 29, 2015, the members of the Holy Assembly of Hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church announced the glorification of two clerics who served in North America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries—Bishop Mardarije [Uskokovic] and Archimandrite Sebastian [Dabovich].  Both saints are being recognized as “preachers of the Gospel, God-pleasing servants of the holy life, and inspirers of many missionaries” for their pastoral labors in America and their homeland.

The glorification came in response to a recommendation by the Episcopal Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America.