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In Memoriam: Archpriest John D. Bohush (Updated)
01/21/22

Archpriest John D. Bohush fell asleep in the Lord on January 21, 2022.

The Deepest Sympathies of the clergy and faithful of the Diocese are expressed to the family of the newly-departed + Archpriest John Bohush. + Father John fell asleep in the Lord early this morning, Friday, January 21.

Born on August 10, 1934, in Endicott, NY, to the late John H. and Anna (Chura) Bohush, Father John was a graduate of Union Endicott High School in Endicott.  He was a graduate of Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, PA, and Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Class of 1957, where he was mentored by Saint Nikolai Velimirovic of South Canaan and Zicha.

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Hispanic Catechesis Group Welcomes Guest Speaker Father Saúl Díaz Sánchez
01/17/22

On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, the Hispanic catechesis group held their second forum featuring a guest speaker. Father Saúl Díaz Sánchez of the OCA diocese of Mexico gave a presentation to the group on the feast of Theophany. Father Saúl’s informative presentation was followed by a Q and A session which was a great encouragement to those seeking the Orthodox faith in the Spanish language. The group is looking forward to their next guest speaker in mid-February. A link to the presentation can be found below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gr78ZrauKg4

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Archpriest Paul and Matushka Mary Shafran Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries!
01/15/22

On December 28, 2021, Archpriest Paul Shafran, Pastor Emeritus (retired) at St. Vladimir's Church, Trenton, NJ, celebrated the 74th anniversary of his ordination to the Holy Priesthood.  One month earlier, Father Paul and Matushka Mary celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary.  They were married in Matushka's home town, Warren, Ohio, at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 27, 1947), which was pre-Advent according to the Julian calendar being followed at that time.  By the grace of God, Fr. Paul and Matushka Mary continue to attend church services, and Fr. Paul serves with joy in the altar with Fr. Volodymyr Chaikivskiy, Rector of St. Vladimir's Church.  Congratulations to Father Paul and Matushka Mary on these wonderful milestones!!

Submitted by: Nina Shafran

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Assmbly of Bishops: Register Now! National Youth Town Hall - February 23, 2022
01/12/22

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

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Assembly of Bishops' Youth & Young Adult Ministry Agency Publishes Roster of Directors
01/11/22

WASHINGTON, DC
January 11, 2022
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At its inaugural meeting on December 3, the Board of Directors of the newly blessed Youth & Young Adult Ministry Agency met to begin this important work in the life of the Church. The members of the Board are as follows:

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Parish Feastday - Watervliet, New York
01/11/22

On January 1, 20222, His Eminence Archbishop Michael visited St. Basil’s Russian Orthodox Church, Watervliet, NY, for their Parish Feastday. His Eminence was greeted by Starosta Marie Giokas with the traditional bread and salt, and flowers were presented to Vladika by Eleanor Gagnon (daughter of Deacon and Matushka Jason and Laura Gagnon) and the children of the parish.

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We Need Your Help To Reach Our Goal !
12/28/21

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Holiday Food Drive at Holy Apostles Orthodox Church, Saddle Brook, NJ
12/24/21

Holy Apostles Orthodox Church, Saddle Brook, NJ — Hunger is 365 Days. The Holiday Food Drive at Holy Apostles Orthodox Church attempted to assist Eva’s Village in Paterson, NJ at providing meals for the Homeless and those in their Residence and Shelters with Food to prepare and distribute to those needing nutrition during this time of year.

 
 
 
 




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