Fr. Alexander Koranda

Enthronement Guide

Schedule Friday, September 30 – Vigil 6:00 p.m. Saturday, October 01 – Divine Liturgy 9:00 a.m.                                        Banquet Following Liturgy                                    …

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ARCHPASTORAL MESSAGE OF THE RIGHT REVEREND DANIEL BISHOP OF CHICAGO AND THE MIDWEST on the occasion of the first Church Musician Sunday

ARCHPASTORAL MESSAGE OF THE RIGHT REVEREND DANIEL BISHOP OF CHICAGO AND THE MIDWEST on the occasion of the first Church Musician Sunday October 2, 2022 №. 125 Dearly Beloved in the Lord, The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America has designated the Sunday following the commemoration of Saint Romanus the Melodist (October 1) as Church Musician …

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“Church Musician Sunday” to be held Sunday, October 2

SYOSSET, NY [OCA/DOM] – The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America has designated the Sunday following the commemoration of Saint Romanus the Melodist (October 1) as “Church Musician Sunday.” This new yearly designation, beginning on Sunday, October 2, 2022, will highlight the essential role of liturgical music in Orthodox Christian worship and the important …

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Interview with Bishop Daniel of Chicago: “A priest cannot serve in a parish without having his life changed, even transformed…”

This interview was conducted by the Communications Department of the Diocese of the Midwest with His Grace Bishop Daniel of Chicago and the Midwest. It covers a range of topics, including some of the most recent experiences that the bishop has had with his new diocese.  Your Grace, Master bless! DOM COMS: I would first …

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Bishop Daniel Meets with Seminarians

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [DOM] – On Friday, September 16, His Grace Bishop Daniel of Chicago and the Diocese of the Midwest met with the diocesan seminarians from St. Tikhon Orthodox Theological Seminary, South Canaan, PA. His Grace was at the monastery for the funeral services of Metropolitan Herman (Swaiko), of blessed memory. During the informal …

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Bishop Daniel attends Funeral of Metropolitan Herman

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [DOM] – Funeral services were held at St. Tikhon of Zadonsk Monastery in South Canaan, PA, for His Beatitude Metropolitan Herman (Swaiko), who reposed on September 6, 2022. Metropolitan Herman served as the Primate of the Orthodox Church in America from 2002 to 2008. The funeral services for the late Primate were …

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LETTER FROM BISHOP DANIEL 2022 SEMINARIAN APPEAL LETTER

LETTER FROM BISHOP DANIEL 2022 SEMINARIAN APPEAL LETTER To all Rectors, Deacons, Monastics and Laity of the Midwest, In this month of September, the Diocese annually renews its support of our Diocesan Seminarians. It is a time for our communities to reflect on this important, and often overlooked, vocation that is vital for a healthy …

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Detroit Ministry Seeking Assistance to Continue Good Work

DETROIT, MI [DOM] – The community of St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral, Detroit, MI, launch a campaign seeking assistance to upgrade their community center which serves weekly meals to those in need. The present center lacks a functioning kitchen which many local residents rely on to serve them meals. For the past ten years, …

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Feast of the Cross Celebrated by Bishop Daniel of Chicago

CHICAGO, IL [DOM] – On Wednesday, September 14, the Great Feast of the Elevation of the Life-giving Cross, His Grace Bishop Daniel of Chicago and the Diocese of the Midwest served the festal services at his Diocesan Cathedral, Holy Trinity Cathedral. On Tuesday, September 13, Bishop Daniel celebrated the All Night Vigil for the feast …

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