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OCA News

OCA News
  1. A New Direction for the Departments of the OCA
    The Departments of the Orthodox Church in America have a long and fruitful history. When the OCA received her autocephaly in 1970, Orthodox resources in the English language were rare. The burgeoning OCA took her mission to be the Church in North America seriously, supporting parish…
  2. A Call for Monastic Vocations, on the Anniversary of the Monastic Tonsure of His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon
    Father Tikhon, named after Saint Tikhon of Moscow, 1995Enter eagerly into the treasure-house that lies within you, and so you will see the treasure-house of heaven; for the two are the same, and there is but one single entry to them both. — Saint Isaac the Syrian Today on April 7th, the…
  3. His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon to visit Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Meriden, CT for 2nd Sunday of Great Lent
    His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon will visit Saints Peter and Paul Church, Meriden, CT this Sunday, March 28, 2021 to celebrate the Divine Liturgy with the parish rector, Father Joshua Mosher. This Sunday, the second Sunday of Great Lent, is the Sunday on which the Church keeps the memory…
  4. 40 years since the repose of the first OCA Primate
    March 18, 2021 marks the 40th anniversary of the repose in 1981 of His Beatitude Metropolitan Ireney (Bekish), the first Primate of the Autocephalous Orthodox Church in America (OCA).  When Metropolitan Ireney signed the agreement with the Church of Russia on autocephaly for the Russian…
  5. Clergy Wives Discuss Lent During Pandemic
    On Saturday March 13, nearly ninety OCA clergy wives from dioceses spanning the country gathered virtually for a retreat entitled “Lent in the Time of Pandemic.” Meeting under the auspices of the Office of Pastoral Life, the wives were welcomed by Matushka Miho Ealy, a member…
  6. Pastoral Changes for January and February 2021 released
    The January and February “Pastoral Changes” — the official announcements of ordinations, assignments, releases, and related matters affecting the clergy of the Orthodox Church in America, as issued by the Office of the Chancellor, Archpriest Alexander Rentel — are now…

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