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Lessons in Our Faith: Bishop Michael answers seven questions about the Sacrament of Confession

"Lessons in Our Faith" is a series of instructional videos produced by the Diocese of New York and New Jersey (Orthodox Church in America) featuring His Grace, Bishop Michael. In this installment, the topic is the Sacrament of Confession. Using his popular "7 Questions and 7 Answers" format, Bishop Michael discusses this subject in a concise and direct manner. In less than ten minutes, the video offers the fundamental teaching about this sacrament with encouragement for the beneficial participation in sacramental confession by the faithful within the life of the Church. The entire "Lessons in Our Faith" series is available at nynjoca.org.


SACRAMENT OF CONFESSION: 7 Questions and 7 Answers
Ken James Stavrevsky


Two Paths Diverged at the Wood - EAD Youth Choir Concert Recording

On Saturday the 18th and Sunday the 19th of February, the Eastern American Diocesan Youth Choir met in Philadelphia, PA at the Church of the Mother of God, Joy of All Who Sorrow. About 60 talented young men and women came from across the East Coast and Canada to take part in the singing of the divine services and conclude the weekend with a concert centered around the life of the Wise Thief.

The organizers of the event, Nicholas Kotar, Dimitri Doohovskoy, and Ilya Dubelshtein, were joined by singers coming not only from an array of musical backgrounds, but also a variety of Orthodox jurisdictions, turning this into a pan-Orthodox event.

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Two Paths Diverged at the Wood - EAD Youth Choir Concert Recording
Eastern American Diocese ROCOR


Lessons in our Faith: Bishop Michael answers seven questions about fasting

This video is produced by the Diocese of New York and New Jersey (Orthodox Church in America) as part of an educational series: "Lessons in Our Faith." In this installment, Bishop Michael discusses "Fasting" by offering seven common questions and seven concise answers based on the life of the Church and the Bible.


FASTING: 7 Questions and 7 Answers
Ken James Stavrevsky


Proclaiming the Sanctity of Life: The 39th March for Life

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, together with Their Graces, Bishops Tikhon of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, Melchisedek of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, Michael of New York and New Jersey, and Matthias of Chicago and the Midwest led hundreds of Orthodox Christian clergy, faithful, and seminarians at the 39th annual March for Life here Monday, January 23, 2012.

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Yuri Gripas


Divine Liturgy by OCA and ROCOR Primates on the Feast of the Kursk Root Icon

His Beatitude, the Most Blessed JONAH, Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All America and Canada, concelebrated the Divine Liturgy with His Eminence, HILARION, Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, and members of the Holy Synods of the OCA and ROCOR, in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, on the feast day of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God. December 10, 2011.

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Divine Liturgy by OCA and ROCOR Primates on the Feast of the Kursk Root Icon
Eastern American Diocese ROCOR