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OCA News
  1. Holy Synod, Metropolitan Council Issue Coronavius Statements
    Following from their Monday, March 30, 2020, special meeting, His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon and the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America have today issued an Archpastoral letter concerning the Coronavirus…
  2. 50th Anniversary of the Agreement on Autocephaly
    Today marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Agreement on the Autocephaly of the Orthodox Church in America between the Moscow Patriarchate and the Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America, the “Metropolia”. The agreement was the result of a number…
  3. Holy Synod Meets in Special Session
    The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America, meeting under the presidency of His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon, held a special session by conference call this evening to discuss the continuing Coronavirus outbreak. ...
  4. Archpriest Thomas Soroka Appointed to Oversee Department Work
    In a communique to staff last week, Archpriest Alexander Rentel, Chancellor of the Orthodox Church in America, announced the appointment of Archpriest Thomas Soroka as Project Manager for the Departments of the Orthodox Church in America. With the blessing of His Beatitude Metropolitan…
  5. Some Thoughts on the Crisis and the Call of the Corona Virus:  A Reflection by His Grace Bishop Alexis of Bethesda
    The Bishops of the Holy Orthodox Church love their flocks and ever strive to lead them to well-watered and rich pastures. They care for them, body and soul. In so doing, they are following their Master Christ who not only “cast out unclean spirits,” but also healed “all manner of…
  6. On-Line Church School Begins March 25; “COVID Catechesis: A Reflection”
    We are all experiencing and dealing with the Coronavirus outbreak in our own ways. Some of us were able to attend services in person this weekend. Some of us were not. Many of our clergy have quickly become versed in live-streaming Divine Services online, and some parishes and youth groups…

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