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Statement Regarding Developments in Medicine: COVID-19 Vaccines & Immunizations

Statement from the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North America Christ “came not to heal the healthy, but the sick; not to save the …

Holy Synod of Bishops issues Encyclical of Hope

“We Rejoice even in Tribulation”   An Encyclical of Hope of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America at the Conclusion …

Statement of His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon on Surge of COVID-19 Cases

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – November 23, 2020 – St. Alexander Nevsky To the Venerable Clergy, Monastics, and Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America, As …

Clarification on Directives Related to Face Masks

Christ is risen! In my May 5, 2020 directives to the Diocese, I indicated it was mandatory to wear facemasks at all services except for …

Upcoming Diocesan Event Postponed

ANNOUNCEMENT: The following diocesan event has been postponed until further notice: Cleveland Deanery Autocephaly Celebration – June 12-13  The suspension of this activity is due …

Directives for Reopening the Diocese

CHRIST IS RISEN! I assume you have all had a chance to review the 5-1-2020 Pastoral Letter of the Holy Synod and the accompanying directives …

Bishop Paul Participates in Holy Synod Meeting

BURBANK, IL [DOM Communications] – On Wednesday, April 29 and Friday, May 1, His Grace Bishop Paul participated in a virtual conference with the Holy …

Upcoming Diocesan Events Postponed

ANNOUNCEMENT: The following diocesan activities have been postponed until further notice: Michigan Deanery Autocephaly Celebration – April 24-25 Midwest Clergy Convocation – May 4-6 Minneapolis …

Directives for Holy Week and Pascha

Glory to Jesus Christ! As stated in my last letter to you, I indicated I would be writing again about services for Holy Week and …

Liturgical Updates and Clergy Meetings Announced amid COVID-19 Pandemic

TO ALL RECTORS, AND ALL PRIESTS IN CHARGE OF THE DIOCESE OF THE MIDWEST The Holy Synod met by teleconference on March 30th and based …

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