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Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Formation Courses are the method by which the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is offered to adults. Adults will have the opportunity to see and practice presentations and work with materials given to children in a specific age group. Courses are both educational and a retreat, forming the adult to serve the child. This program is of special interest to religious education coordinators and teachers throughout the the diocese.

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2019 CHURCH SCHOOL WORKSHOPS

The annual diocesan Church School Workshops will feature “Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Level II.” Participants will experience a sample of Level II of this Montessori-based Orthodox Christian Education for ages 7-9, and learn first-hand what distinguishes this great program! Parish religious education coordinators and teachers are encouraged to attend. Two regional workshops are scheduled.

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PENTECOST: Archpastoral Letter from Archbishop Michael

His Eminence, Archbishop Michael has issued an Archpastoral Letter to the faithful of the diocese for the Feast-Day of Holy Pentecost celebrated on 16 June 2019. In part, he writes:  "As we celebrate the Great Feast of Pentecost this year, the Descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles, the Revelation of the Holy Trinity, and the Birthday of the Orthodox Church, each of us individually and all of us together should reflect upon all that the Triune God has given us."

 

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NY STATE DEANERY: “Youth Day”

The (upstate) New York State Deanery will host “YOUTH DAY” at SeaBreeze Amusement & Water Park in Rochester NY on Thursday, 22 August 2019. The event will begin with registration and a pancake breakfast/brunch at 10:00 a.m. followed by a day of fellowship and fun at one of the highest rated medium sized amusement venues in the nation. Parents will also be offered a program during the day if not helping as escort chaperones at the park. The event is sponsored by the Diocese of New York and New Jersey at no cost to participants. Stay tuned for more information and registration … and “mark your calendar” to attend!

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5-K WALK-A-THON TO SUPPORT SAINT ANDREW'S CAMP

Saint Andrew's Camp offers summer camping programs for Orthodox Christian youth, and others, at Jewell NY on the shore of Lake Oneida (near Syracuse). A fully complimented overnight experience is offered in weekly programs featuring fun, fellowship, and growth in faith through worship and educational encounters. To support the camp in providing camper scholarships, Saint John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Rochester NY will hold a 5-K Walk-A-Thon on Pentecost Sunday ... June 16, 2019. You can help sponsor these walkers of all ages by making a contribution; and make an unforgettable summer camping experience possible for a young person!

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ASCENSION OF OUR LORD: 40 Days after PASCHA (June 6, 2019)

When You had fulfilled the dispensation for our sake and united earth to heaven, You ascended in glory, O Christ our God, not being parted from those who love You; but remaining with them and crying: "I am with you and no one will be against you!"  (Kontakion Hymn)

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SAINT ANDREW'S CAMP: Bike Ride and Summer Camping Programs

It's that time of year again! Saint Andrew's Camp is preparing for an annual Bike Ride Fundraiser and 5 weeks of camping programs for kids ... featuring fun, fellowship, and worship at a premier Orthodox Christian Camp. Whether you're looking for a life-changing camping experience for your children, considering a summer as a camp counselor/staff member, or wanting to volunteer in the raising up of our youth in the Lord ... take a serious look at Saint Andrew's Camp!  Go here >



ARCHBISHOP MICHAEL: 9th Anniversary of Consecration

The clergy and faithful of the Diocese of New York and New Jersey express prayerful congratulations to our beloved Archpastor, His Eminence, Archbishop MICHAEL, on the 9th Anniversary of his Consecration to the Episcopacy (8 May 2010) and of his enthronement as the Ruling Hierarch of the Diocese of New York and New Jersey (9 May 2010). We are grateful to God and Vladyka for his continual outpouring of love, leadership, and dedication to the growth and salvation of his flock in this God-protected Diocese!

 
 
 
 



UPCOMING EVENTS
On the Diocesan Calendar

 

June 25, 2019

Diocesan Council

Meeting

Diocesan Chancery

Bronxville NY

11:00 a.m.

 

June 29, 2019

   Feast-Day:

   Saints Peter & Paul

 

June 30 - July 6, 2019

  "ART WEEK"

    Saint Andrew's Camp

    Jewell NY

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July 7 - July 14, 2019

  "HORSE WEEK"

    Saint Andrew's Camp

    Jewell NY

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July 7, 2019

DDB

Appreciation

Dinner for the

NY State Deanery

Saint Basil Church

Watervliet NY

5:00 p.m. 

 

July 14 - July 20, 2019

  "MUSIC WEEK"

    Saint Andrew's Camp

    Jewell NY

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July 21 - July 27, 2019

 "ECOLOGY WEEK"

    Saint Andrew's Camp

    Jewell NY

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July 28 - August 3, 2019

  "TEEN WEEK"

    Saint Andrew's Camp

    Jewell NY

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August 6, 2019

   Feast-Day:

   Transfiguration

   of Our Lord

 

August 10, 2019

  Church

  School

  Workshop

Saints Peter & Paul Church

Endicott NY

10:00 a.m.

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August 12-16, 2019

 Catechesis

  of the

 Good Shepherd:

   Formation

  Training

Saint Tikhon's Seminary

South Canaan PA

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August 15, 2019

   Feast-Day:

   Dormition of

   the Theotokos

 

August 17, 2019

  Church

  School

  Workshop

Christ the Savior Church

Paramus NJ

10:00 a.m.

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August 22, 2019

 YOUTH DAY

St. John the Baptist Church

SeaBreeze

Amusement

and Water Park

Rochester NY

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

details >

 

August 24, 2019

Annual

 Saint Andrew's

  Camp Bike Ride

details >

 

September 14, 2019

   Feast-Day:

   Exaltation of the

   Holy Cross

 

September 19, 2019

Council of

Presbyters

Meeting

Diocesan Chancery

Bronxville NY

11:00 a.m.

 

November 21, 2019

   Feast-Day:

   Entry of the

   Theotokos into

   the Temple

 

December 25, 2019

   NATIVITY OF

   OUR LORD, GOD,

   AND SAVIOR,

   JESUS CHRIST

 

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and New Jersey
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