The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/ 60 Camp Vatra Collection http://roea.org/news_161129_1.html Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Summer%20Camps/Camp-Vatra-shirt.jpg&archive=0&final_h=85&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Just in time for Christmas! Camp Vatra alumni and supporters, show your pride and support for Camp Vatra by purchasing shirts today for yourself and your loved ones....</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_161129_1.html OCA Synaxis of Monastic Superiors http://roea.org/news_161101_1.html Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/Monastic-Conference.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Held at the <a href="http://www.roea.org/transfiguration.html">Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration</a>, Ellwood City, PA from October 25-27, 2016, the Synaxis of Monastic Superiors was led by His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon.&nbsp;</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_161101_1.html Thy Will Be Done: Strategic Leadership, Planning, and Management for Christians http://roea.org/news_161025_1.html Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/thy_will_be_done.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=63&percent=100"><p>Source: <a href="http://www.svspress.com/thy-will-be-done-strategic-leadership-planning-and-management-for-christians/">St Vladimir's Seminary Press</a></p> <p>Peter Danilchick, a protodeacon [<a href="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/parishes.html?type=details&amp;id=69">Protection of the Mother of God Church, Falls Church VA - Romanian Diocese</a>] and retired corporate executive, brings his experience and expertise to bear on the meaning, challenges, and techniques of strategic leadership, planning, and management for Christians in his new book: Thy Will Be Done: Strategic Leadership, Planning, and Management for Christians. Many books examine these skills from a business perspective, but none have incorporated the timeless wisdom of the Orthodox faith. Thy Will Be Done serves as a bridge between the ecclesiastical and corporate worlds, drawing on Scripture and the Church fathers, together with the strategies and best practices of the business world....</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_161025_1.html Psa. Silvia Yova - Memory Eternal! http://roea.org/news_161021_1.html Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/Silvia-Yova.jpg&archive=0&final_h=89&final_w=49&percent=100"><p>(October 24, 2016 - Fairlawn, Ohio) Following a long illness, Preoteasa Silvia nee Balaj Yova, beloved wife of (+) Protodeacon Paul, fell asleep in the Lord at home today surrounded by her loving family.&nbsp;The calling hours will be at her church (<a href="http://www.roea.org/parishes.html?type=details&amp;id=52">Presentation of Our Lord, 3365 Ridgewood Rd., in Fairlawn</a>) on Monday, October 24, from 4-6:30 p.m. The funeral will follow immediately at 6:30 p.m. followed by a reception. A private burial will be held the next morning. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to either her<a href="http://www.roea.org/parishes.html?type=details&amp;id=52"> church</a>, <a href="http://www.projectmexico.org/donate/">Project Mexico</a>, or <a href="http://sgpm.goarch.org/Monastery/">St. Gregory Palamas Monastery in Perrysville, Ohio</a>. May God grant her rest and may her memory be eternal!</p> <p>Click on the following link for her full obituary: &nbsp;<a href="http://anthonyfh.com/tribute/details/2516/Silvia-Yova/obituary.html#tribute-start">http://anthonyfh.com/tribute/details/2516/Silvia-Yova/obituary.html#tribute-start</a>.</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_161021_1.html Church's Holy Rollers believe in their pumpkin roll fundraiser http://roea.org/news_161019_1.html Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/Pumpkin-roll.jpg&archive=0&final_h=46&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Source: <a href="http://www.sharonherald.com/community/church-s-holy-rollers-believe-in-their-pumpkin-roll-fundraiser/article_1b08c8a6-13dc-53d5-9bf9-c19e4620b638.html">The Herald - Sharon Pennsylvania</a></p> <p>By SANDY SCARMACK Herald Staff Writer / October 17, 2016</p> <p>HERMITAGE &ndash; It&rsquo;s almost too picturesque to be real. A beautiful old church, nestled among trees bursting in shades of orange and crimson, the sun shining bright and the cozy, welcoming scent of ginger and nutmeg, wafting out the door.&nbsp;Fall is here and so are the Pumpkin Holy Rollers, a dedicated group of volunteers at Holy Cross Orthodox Church on Maple Road, where they chop, stir, whip, fold and bake up arguably one of the best pumpkin rolls around....</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_161019_1.html Solia - The Herald (July/August 2016 Issue) is now posted! http://roea.org/news_161007_1.html Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Solia/Solia_July_August_2016.compressed_cover.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=70&percent=100"><p><a href="/files/Solia%20The Herald/Solia_July_August_2016.compressed.pdf">CLICK HERE</a> for the July/August 2016 issue of Solia - The Herald.</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_161007_1.html In Memory - Ersilia Maximo (sister of Fr. John Toconita) http://roea.org/news_160917_1.html Sat, 17 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/Ersilia-Maximo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=77&percent=100"><p><strong>Ersilia Maximo</strong> (<strong>nee Toconita),</strong> a lifelong resident of the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia peacefully fell asleep in the Lord on September 13th, 2016 with family by her side. She was 94 years of age....</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_160917_1.html 84TH ANNUAL EPISCOPATE CONGRESS PASSES RESOLUTION AT OPENING SESSION http://roea.org/news_160902_1.html Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Logos/Roea_300dpi.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=79&percent=100"><p style="text-align: left;"><strong>The Congress of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America gathered in its 84th Annual Session at Vatra Romaneasca, in Grass Lake, Michigan, passed unanimously the following resolution in its opening session:</strong><br /><strong><br /></strong></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_160902_1.html 2016 EPISCOPATE CONGRESS REGISTRATION PROCEDURE http://roea.org/news_160829_1.html Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Logos/Roea_300dpi.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=79&percent=100"><p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;For the sake of efficiency and good order, all Congress Delegates and Visitors will register at the Tent in front of the Chancery Office (east side of Grey Tower Road across from the Vatra Campus).&nbsp;The&nbsp;<strong>registration will be a drive-thru process...</strong></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_160829_1.html Fire at Ascension Monastery Destroys Church / Biserica Mănăstirii Înălțarea Domnului a Fost Mistuită de Flăcări http://roea.org/news_160813_1.html Sat, 13 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/Ascension-Monastery/Foc-la-manastire-1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=50&final_w=90&percent=100"><blockquote> <div> <div dir="ltr"><span lang="RO">[CLINTON, MI - August 12, 2016] With sadness, we report the fact that around noon on Friday, August 12, the <strong>church of Ascension of the Lord Monastery in Clinton, Michigan</strong> burned down....</span></div> <div dir="ltr"><span lang="RO">__________________________________________</span></div> <div dir="ltr">&nbsp;</div> <div dir="ltr"><span lang="RO">[CLINTON, MI - 12 August, 2016] Cu părere de rău, vă aducem la cunoștință faptul că &icirc;n ziua de 12 august, &icirc;n jurul amiezii,&nbsp;<strong>biserica Mănăstirii &Icirc;nălțarea Domnului din Clinton, Michigan</strong>&nbsp;a fost mistuită de flăcări....</span></div> </div> </blockquote></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_160813_1.html Queen Anne of Romania – Obituary http://roea.org/news_160803_1.html Wed, 03 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/King-Michael--Queen-Anne.jpg&archive=0&final_h=83&final_w=134&percent=20"><p><a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2016/08/01/queen-anne-of-romania--obituary/">The Telegraph</a> - August 1, 2016</p> <p><strong>Queen Anne of Romania, born September 18 1923, died August 1 2016</strong></p> <p>Princess Anne of Romania, who has died aged 92, was queen of a country whose language she did not speak and on whose soil she did not step until she was nearly 70....</p> <p>_____________________</p> <p><a href="/files/News/Letter_King_Mihai_death_Queen_Anne.pdf">Letter from His Eminence, Archbishop Nathaniel to King Michael.</a></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_160803_1.html Solia-The Herald May/June issue now posted! http://roea.org/news_160802_1.html Tue, 02 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Solia/Solia_May_June_2016_cover.jpg&archive=0&final_h=70&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><a href="/files/Solia%20The Herald/Solia_May_June_2016.compressed.pdf">CLICK HERE</a> to view the May/June 2016 issue of Solia-The Herald.</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_160802_1.html New “Orthodoxy in America” app now available at no charge http://roea.org/news_160714_1.html Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/orthodoxyinamericaapp.jpg&archive=0&final_h=47&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>SYOSSET, NY [OCA] Priest John Parsells, Rector of Christ the Savior Mission, Berlin, MD, and his associates at <a href="http://orthodoxws.com/">Orthodox Web Solutions</a> have developed a new free app&mdash;<a href="http://orthodoxyinamerica.org/">&ldquo;Orthodoxy in America&rdquo;</a>&mdash;for smartphones and tablets.</p> <p>&ldquo;This app is much more than just a church locator,&rdquo; explains Father John. &ldquo;It brings together news, social posts, daily audio, and trending photos, as well as video and 360 tours from the various jurisdictions, agencies, seminaries, monasteries, and Orthodox media outlets, including Ancient Faith, Orthodox Christian Network, Pravmir, Pemptousia, Pravoslavie.ru, Patristic Nectar, Sister Vassa, Y2AM, and others. News from the Orthodox Church in America and its institutions also are featured in this app, which is offered to help inform, educate and inspire the faithful to live and share their Faith!&rdquo;</p> <p>Android, Apple, and Windows versions&mdash;totally free and without advertisements&mdash;are in the app stores now and may be <a href="http://orthodoxyinamerica.org/">downloaded free of charge</a>.</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_160714_1.html Ecumenical Patriarchate Provides Resources for Holy and Great Council http://roea.org/news_160525_1.html Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/HGC_Logo_Small.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=72&percent=100"><p style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt; line-height: 15.0pt; background: white;"><strong><span style="font-size: 11.5pt; font-family: 'Georgia','serif'; color: #333333;">NEW YORK &ndash;</span></strong><span class="apple-converted-space"><span style="font-size: 11.5pt; font-family: 'Georgia','serif'; color: #333333;">&nbsp; [</span></span><span style="font-size: 11.5pt; font-family: 'Georgia','serif'; color: #333333;"><a href="http://www.goarch.org/news/ep_holygretcouncil-05202016"><span style="color: #4485ba; text-decoration: none; text-underline: none;">Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America</span></a><span class="apple-converted-space">] </span>An historic gathering for the Orthodox Christian Churches, the first of its kind in 1200 years, is being supported with both digital communications and a multilingual team of experts.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 11.5pt; font-family: 'Georgia','serif'; color: #333333;">A website,<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.orthodoxcouncil.org/"><span style="color: #4485ba; text-decoration: none; text-underline: none;">www.orthodoxcouncil.org</span></a>, provides background information on the Holy and Great Council, which will meet in Crete June 16-27 and gathers representatives from the 14 autocephalous (internally self-governing) Orthodox Churches to discuss issues ranging from the mission of the Orthodox Church in the modern world and its relations with other Christian churches, to the importance of fasting and the sacrament of marriage....</span></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_160525_1.html Solia - The Herald (March/April issue) now posted! http://roea.org/news_160519_1.html Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Solia/M_A-2016-Cover.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=70&percent=100"><p><span style="font-size: medium;"><a href="http://roea.org/files/Solia%20The%20Herald/Solia_M_A_2016.compressed.pdf">Click here</a></span></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_160519_1.html PASTORAL LETTER OF HIS EMINENCE ARCHBISHOP NATHANIEL FOR PASCHA 2016 http://roea.org/news_160427_1.html Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Icons/Anastasis.jpg&archive=0&final_h=58&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><span class="PARAGRAPH_TITLE"><span class="PARAGRAPH_TEXT"><a href="/files/Pastoral%20Letters/Resurrection-Pastoral-Letter-2016_border.pdf">ENGLISH</a> &nbsp; / &nbsp; <a href="/files/Pastoral%20Letters/SCRISOARE-PASTORALA-LA-INVIEREA-DOMNULUI-2016_border.pdf">ROMANIAN</a></span><br /></span></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_160427_1.html Press Release of the Episcopate Council of The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_160408_1.html Fri, 08 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Logos/Roea_300dpi.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=79&percent=100"><p class="Textbody" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: left;" align="center">[Grass Lake, Michigan &ndash; April 8, 2016] On April 2<sup>nd</sup>, 2016, the Episcopate Council met under the presidency of His Eminence, Archbishop Nathaniel, and discussed administrative, canonical and educational-pastoral matters....<br /><br /></p> <p><span class="PARAGRAPH_TITLE"><strong>Comunicat de Presă al Consiliului Eparhial&nbsp;</strong><strong>al Episcopiei Ortodoxe Romane din America</strong></span>&nbsp;<br />[Grass Lake, Michigan &ndash; 8 Aprilie 2016] &Icirc;n data de 2 aprilie 2016, s-a &icirc;nt&acirc;lnit Consiliul Eparhial sub președinția &Icirc;naltpreasfințitului Părinte Arhiepiscop Nathaniel. S-au dezbătut probleme de natură administrativă, canonică și pastoral-educațională....</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_160408_1.html The Sunday of Orthodoxy visit of Metropolitan Tikhon to the Ecumenical Patriarchate http://roea.org/news_160324_1.html Thu, 24 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/Tikhon-with-Ec-Pat-Bart.JPG&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>ISTANBUL, TURKEY [OCA]&nbsp;<a href="https://oca.org/news/headline-news/metropolitan-tikhon-accepts-ecumenical-patriarch-bartholomews-invitation">As reported earlier</a>, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon had accepted the invitation of His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople to concelebrate at the Divine Liturgy in the Patriarchal Church of Saint George in the Phanar district here on the Sunday of Orthodoxy&mdash;March 19-20, 2016.</p> <p><br />Earlier, Metropolitan Tikhon had accepted similar invitations from Patriarch Bartholomew.&nbsp; In December 2014,&nbsp;<a href="https://oca.org/news/headline-news/metropolitan-tikhon-st.-vladimirs-faculty-visit-halki-seminary">he visited the Holy Theological School of Halki and the Patriarchate</a>&nbsp;with Archpriests John Jillions, OCA Chancellor, and Archpriests John Behr and Alexander Rentel of Saint Vladimir&rsquo;s Seminary, Yonkers, NY.&nbsp; In June 2015, Metropolitan Tikhon and Father Alexander traveled to the Patriarchate in connection with the&nbsp;<a href="https://oca.org/news/headline-news/us-assembly-of-bishops-executive-committee-meets-with-ecumenical-patriarch">meeting of the Executive Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA</a>....</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_160324_1.html Solia - The Herald (January/February issue) now posted! http://roea.org/news_160317_1.html Thu, 17 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Solia/Cover.jpg&archive=0&final_h=70&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><a href="/files/Solia%20The Herald/Solia_Jan_Feb_2016.compressed.pdf"><span class="PARAGRAPH_TITLE">Click here</span></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_160317_1.html http://roea.org/news_150506_1.html Wed, 06 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/Events%20Gallery/2015/Fr-Roman-Braga-Funeral/IMG_0002.JPG&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=60&percent=100"><p><span class="PARAGRAPH_TITLE">Funeral of Archimandrite Roman</span></p> <p>A photo gallery from the funeral of Archimandrite Roman (Braga) is now posted. <a href="http://roea.org/frromanfuneral.html">CLICK HERE</a>.</p> <p><em><span style="font-size: small;">Photos courtesy of Subdeacon Tom Rosco.</span></em></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_150506_1.html http://roea.org/news_131127_1.html Wed, 27 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/OCA-holy-synod-logo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=86&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><span style="color: #000080; font-size: medium;"><strong>Information on Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response</strong></span></p><p>SYOSSET, NY [<a href="http://oca.org/news/headline-news/information-on-sexual-misconduct-prevention-and-response-now-available">OCA</a>]- At their&nbsp;<a href="http://oca.org/news/headline-news/holy-synod-of-bishops-concludes-fall-session1">Fall 2013 meeting</a>, members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America approved and issued a revised&nbsp;<em>Policy, Standards, and Procedures on Sexual Misconduct</em>with the goal of providing a safe and healthy environment for all of the faithful.&nbsp;A new page featuring detailed information and resources is now available on the OCA web site at<a href="http://oca.org/about/sexual-misconduct">http://oca.org/about/sexual-misconduct</a>.&nbsp; Among the accessible resources are&nbsp;<a href="http://oca.org/PDF/official/2013-10-PSP-Sexual-Misconduct.pdf">Policies, Standards, and Procedures of the Orthodox Church in America on Sexual Misconduct</a>, a&nbsp;<a href="http://oca.org/PDF/sexual-misconduct/2013-10-reporting-procedure.pdf">Summary and checklist of responsibilities and procedures</a>, and&nbsp;<a href="http://oca.org/PDF/sexual-misconduct/2013-10-Annual-Parish-Compliance-Report.pdf">Annual Parish Compliance Report forms</a>.</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_131127_1.html