The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/ 60 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_151222_2.html Tue, 22 Dec 2015 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/Seasonal/christmas-carol-image.jpg&archive=0&final_h=64&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><span class="PARAGRAPH_TITLE"><strong>ROMANIAN CHRISTMAS CAROL TEXTS (English &amp; Romanian)&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <p><a href="http://www.roea.org/files/Music/Romanian-Christmas-Carols---Colinde.pdf">CLICK HERE</a></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_151222_2.html http://roea.org/news_150923_1.html Wed, 23 Sep 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/Congress/_Z5A1891-RR.jpg&archive=0&final_h=61&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><span class="PARAGRAPH_TITLE"><strong>83RD&nbsp;EPISCOPATE CONGRESS HIGHLIGHTS</strong><strong>&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <p><span class="PARAGRAPH_TEXT">The 83<sup>rd</sup> Episcopate Congress was held in Cleveland, Ohio from September 3-6, 2015. St. Mary Cathedral hosted the event. On Thursday morning, the clergy attended the Divine Liturgy. Following breakfast, the clergy met in the atrium of the Cathedral&rsquo;s Cultural Center for the annual clergy conference. At the opening of the conference, the Archbishop referred to the statement posted on the Episcopate website regarding His Grace, Bishop Irineu (see <a href="http://roea.org/news_150901_2.html">http://roea.org/news_150901_2.html</a>).</span></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_150923_1.html http://roea.org/news_150901_2.html Tue, 01 Sep 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/Logos/Roea_300dpi.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=79&percent=100"><p><span class="PARAGRAPH_TITLE"><strong>IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING HIS GRACE, BISHOP IRINEU</strong>&nbsp;</span></p> <p>(September 1, 2015 &ndash; Grass Lake, MI) The Episcopate Office has been notified by the Office for Review of Sexual Misconduct Allegations (ORSMA) of the Orthodox Church in America, that His Grace, Bishop Irineu (Duvlea), Bishop of Dearborn Heights and Auxiliary Bishop of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, is being investigated for allegations of sexual misconduct....</p> <p><span class="PARAGRAPH_TITLE"><strong>COMUNICAT REFERITOR LA SITUAȚIA PREASFINȚITULUI PĂRINTE IRINEU</strong></span></p> <p>(2015-09-01 - Grass Lake, MI) Cancelaria Episcopiei a fost notificată de către Biroul de Investigare și Revizuire a Acuzațiilor de Abatere Sexuală (ORSMA) a Bisericii Ortodoxe din America despre faptul că Preasfințitul Părinte Irineu (Duvlea), Episcop de Dearborn Heights și Episcop Vicar al Episcopiei Ortodoxe Rom&acirc;ne din America, este cercetat pentru acuzația de comportament sexual neadecvat....</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.org/news_150901_2.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