The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America - News http://roea.orthodoxws.com/ 60 The Holy Synod renders decision concerning Bishop Irineu http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170628_1.html Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Documents/ROEA_Archpastoral_Letter_1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=69&percent=100"><p>SYOSSET, NY [OCA] --&nbsp;During their annual retreat held in Michigan on June 19-23, 2017, the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America held a special session convening the Synodal Court which<ins datetime="2017-06-26T22:46"><span style="color: #008080;">&nbsp;</span></ins>canonically deposed the Bishop Irineu (Duvlea), Auxiliary Bishop of the ROEA, from the status and all sacred functions of the episcopacy, removed him from the ranks of the clergy, and returned him to the status of a lay monk.</p> <p>The letter of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon to the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America reads as follows....</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170628_1.html SFÂNTUL SINOD COMUNICA DECIZIA REFERITOARE LA EPISCOPUL IRINEU http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170628_2.html Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Documents/ROEA_Archpastoral_Letter_RO_1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=69&percent=100"><p><span lang="RO"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype'; font-size: medium;">SYOSSET, NY (OCA) -&nbsp;</span></span><span lang="RO"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype'; font-size: medium;">Pe durata retragerii (spirituale) anuale, care a avut loc &icirc;n Michigan &icirc;n perioada 19-23 iunie 2017, membrii Sf&acirc;ntului Sinod al Episcopilor Bisericii Ortodoxe &icirc;n America au convocat o sesiune specială a Curții Sinodale, care a depus pe Episcopul Irineu (Duvlea), Episcop Vicar al ROEA, din treapta de episcop și din toate funcțiile episcopale, precum și din toate treptele clericale, reduc&acirc;ndu-l la statutul de simplu monah.</span></span></p> <p><span lang="RO"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype'; font-size: medium;">Scrisoarea Preafericirii Sale, Mitropolitul Tikhon, adresată Episcopiei Ortodoxe Rom&acirc;ne din America, comunică următoarele.</span></span></p> <p><span lang="RO"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype'; font-size: medium;"><a href="/files/News/ROEA_Archpastoral_Letter_RO.pdf">Apasați aici să citiți scrisoarea P.F. Mitropolit Tikhon</a>.</span></span>&nbsp;</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170628_2.html $8,500.00 still needed for Elena Maria’s May 1 surgery http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170421_1.html Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/Elena-Maria.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=61&percent=100"><p><strong><a href="http://ocl.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/appealletter_Baby_Elena.pdf">Click here</a>&nbsp;to view the letter from Nobody's Children.</strong></p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=_1PFTBNDGVledF8PttM7HRKSDe-blGvSZaiaIutCaE0ileelukCRqxUhdOyQxdVCItrwpm">CLICK HERE to donate via PayPal.</a></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170421_1.html PASCHAL PASTORAL LETTER OF ARCHBISHOP NATHANIEL http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170407_3.html Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Seasonal/invierea_domnului_sfintele_pasti.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=82&percent=100"><p><strong>PASTORAL LETTER OF HIS EMINENCE ARCHBISHOP NATHANIEL FOR PASCHA 2017</strong></p> <p><a href="/files/Pastoral%20Letters/Pascha_Pastoral_Letter_2017_border.pdf">ENGLISH</a> / <a href="/files/Pastoral%20Letters/Scrisoare_Pastorala_Pasti_2017_border.pdf">ROMANIAN</a></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170407_3.html Free Book Promotion: Metropolitan Serafim Joanta http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170407_2.html Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/Metr-Serafim-book.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=60&percent=100"><p>The book "Treasures of Romanian Christianity: Hesychast Tradition and Culture," written by Metropolitan Serafim Joanta, will be available for free in e-book (Amazon Kindle) format on Lazarus Saturday, Palm Sunday and on Holy Pascha (April 8-9, 16, 2017) at the the following link: <a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IQJYTYK">https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IQJYTYK</a>.</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170407_2.html Baby Maria Elena Sauca Update http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170407_1.html Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/Maria-Elena-Sauca.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=50&percent=100"><p><strong>Paschal Appeal - $19,000 raised but $13,000 still needed</strong></p> <p>In order for <a href="http://www.nobodyschildren.org/">Maria Elena Sauca</a> to receive the <strong>follow-up operations she needs on April 24 and May 1, 2017</strong> in Royal Oak, Michigan, $13,000 is still needed. Please make a donation during the Paschal season. Donation information (checks and online) is listed below at the end of the letter from <a href="http://www.nobodyschildren.org/"><em>Nobody's Children</em></a>.</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170407_1.html SOLIA-THE HERALD January/February 2017 Now Posted http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170110_1.html Mon, 15 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Solia/Solia_Jan_Feb_2017_cover.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=70&percent=100"><p><a href="http://roea.org/files/Solia%20The%20Herald/Solia_Jan_Feb_2017.compressed.pdf">Click here</a> to read the January/February 2017 issue of <em>Solia - The Herald</em>.</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170110_1.html Report of Spiritual Consistory of ROEA concerning Priest Gheorghe Carstea http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170106_1.html Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/Carstea-Report.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=69&percent=100"><p><em>The Episcopate is forced to make the following report public today (January 6, 2017) as a result of misinformation being distributed by some members of the Parish Council of St. Nicholas Parish, Troy, Michigan, related to the suspension and retirement of Rev. Gheorghe Carstea, effective January 1, 2017.</em></p> <p><a href="/files/News/Resume_Spiritual_Consistory_Rev_Gheorghe_Carstea.pdf">CLICK HERE to read the Report</a>.</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_170106_1.html Preoteasa Alice Lipan Nenson - Memory Eternal! http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_161213_1.html Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/Alice-Nenson_color.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=76&percent=100"><p><strong>Preoteasa Alice nee Lipan Nenson</strong> passed away December 9, 2016, having fulfilled her purpose in life - "to love and be loved". In her last days, her room at Regina Wascana Grace Hospice was overflowing with her family and loved ones....</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_161213_1.html HELP MARIA - Make a Christmas Miracle Happen http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_161212_1.html Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/News/Maria.Elena.JPG&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=52&percent=100"><p>The 25-year old charity, <a href="http://www.nobodyschildren.org/">Nobody's Children</a>, a 501(c)(3)(a) tax-exempt organization founded in 1991 in New Hampshire, is working urgently with Dr. Antonio Capone, Jr. and Dr. Michael Trese of <a href="http://arcpc.org/our-physicians/">Associated Retinal Consultants from The William Beaumont Hospital</a> in Royal Oak, MI, the world's experts in retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), to help <strong>Maria Elena Sauca of Maramures, Romania</strong>. Maria is a &nbsp;7 mo old infant with rapidly progressive blindness who needs surgery urgently to prevent further visual loss. <strong>Her operation is scheduled for Jan 9, 2017</strong>. <a href="http://www.nobodyschildren.org/">Please contribute toward this $24,000-26,000 surgery. </a>Thank you in advance for any support you can find to help this beautiful little girl. All the donations received via the <a href="http://www.nobodyschildren.org/">PayPal link on Nobody's Children website</a> will go toward helping Maria receive this surgery.&nbsp;<span style="text-decoration: underline;">Parishes are encouraged to make an urgent appeal to their parishioners via email / Facebook or other social media to meet the deadline.</span>&nbsp;Click <a href="/files/News/Maria-Elena-Sauca-appeal-letter.pdf">here</a> and <a href="/files/News/ROP.2016.PROJECT.SUMMARY.pdf">here</a> for more information.</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_161212_1.html Camp Vatra Collection http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_161129_1.html OCA Synaxis of Monastic Superiors http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_161101_1.html Holy Synod of Bishops concludes Fall Session http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_161025_2.html Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/OCA-Holy-Synod.jpg&archive=0&final_h=50&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>SYOSSET, NY <a href="https://oca.org/news/headline-news/holy-synod-of-bishops-concludes-fall-session2">[OCA]</a>&nbsp;October 24, 2016 - &nbsp;The&nbsp;<a href="https://oca.org/holy-synod">Holy Synod of Bishops</a>&nbsp;of the Orthodox Church in America concluded its Fall Session at the Chancery here on Friday, October 21, 2016.&nbsp; His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, presided at the sessions....</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_161025_2.html Thy Will Be Done: Strategic Leadership, Planning, and Management for Christians http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_161025_1.html Psa. Silvia Yova - Memory Eternal! http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_161021_1.html Church's Holy Rollers believe in their pumpkin roll fundraiser http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_161019_1.html In Memory - Ersilia Maximo (sister of Fr. John Toconita) http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_160917_1.html 84TH ANNUAL EPISCOPATE CONGRESS PASSES RESOLUTION AT OPENING SESSION http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_160902_1.html 2016 EPISCOPATE CONGRESS REGISTRATION PROCEDURE http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_160829_1.html Fire at Ascension Monastery Destroys Church / Biserica Mănăstirii Înălțarea Domnului a Fost Mistuită de Flăcări http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_160813_1.html Queen Anne of Romania – Obituary http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_160803_1.html New “Orthodoxy in America” app now available at no charge http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_160714_1.html Holy Synod issues Statement, Petitions on the Holy and Great Council http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_160607_1.html Tue, 07 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Logos/holy-synod-logo.jpg&archive=0&final_h=86&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>SYOSSET, NY [OCA] &nbsp;The&nbsp;<a href="http://oca.org/holy-synod">Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America</a>&nbsp;has&nbsp;<a href="http://oca.org/holy-synod/statements/holy-synod/holy-synod-issues-statement-petitions-on-the-holy-and-great-council">issued a Statement</a>&nbsp;on the Holy and Great Council, slated to be convened on the Island of Crete from June 16 through 27, 2016.&nbsp; Concurrently, petitions have been made available and are to be included in the Litany of Fervent Supplication at all Divine Services, beginning immediately.&nbsp;The&nbsp;<a href="http://oca.org/cdn/PDFs/synod/2016-0606-hs-statement-grtcouncil.pdf" target="_external">Statement</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://oca.org/cdn/PDFs/synod/2016-0606-hs-petitions-council.pdf" target="_external">Petitions</a>&nbsp;that appear below also are available in PDF format....</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_160607_1.html Ecumenical Patriarchate Provides Resources for Holy and Great Council http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_160525_1.html Press Release of the Episcopate Council of The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_160408_1.html The Sunday of Orthodoxy visit of Metropolitan Tikhon to the Ecumenical Patriarchate http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_160324_1.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_151222_2.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_151217_1.html Thu, 17 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Summer%20Camps/Sweathshirt.jpg&archive=0&final_h=85&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span class="PARAGRAPH_TITLE" style="font-size: large;"><strong>CAMP VATRA FUNDRAISER</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;">Camp Vatra alumni and supporters, show your pride and support for Camp Vatra by purchasing a limited-edition <strong>Tshirt</strong> or <strong>Sweatshirt</strong> today!&nbsp; All proceeds from this sale will go toward helping to fund another year of programs for our youth.</span><br /> <br /><span style="font-size: medium;"> Due to popular demand, we are now offering these black &amp; white shirts based on the commemorative t-shirts presented to our campers each year.&nbsp; (Black &amp; white seems to have been our most popular color combination!)</span><br /> <br /><span style="font-size: medium;"> This is a limited time offer, so don't miss your chance to order now.&nbsp; Once the sales campaign is over on January 15, shirts will no longer be available.&nbsp; (All shirts will be printed and shipped after January 15.)&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;">Purchase online <em>only</em> at: &nbsp;<a href="http://www.booster.com/CampVatraCollection">www.booster.com/CampVatraCollection</a>.</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;">Please help spread the word (including &ldquo;sharing&rdquo; the above page on social media) so that our many former campers and friends will have the opportunity to participate.&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;">Thank you in advance for your continued support!</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><a href="https://www.booster.com/campvatracollection">CLICK HERE</a> for more information and to place your order!</span></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_151217_1.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_150923_1.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_150901_2.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_150728_1.html Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/How-to-Expand-the-Mission.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><span class="PARAGRAPH_TITLE"><em>How to Expand the Mission</em> - A Video Presentation by the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America at the 18th Annual All-America Council of the Orthodox Church in America</span></p> <p><span class="PARAGRAPH_TITLE"><span class="PARAGRAPH_TEXT"><a href="http://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=939203372784966">CLICK HERE</a> to view the video.</span><br /></span></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_150728_1.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_150506_1.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_150429_1.html Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/archimandrite-roman-braga.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=63&percent=100"><p><span class="PARAGRAPH_TITLE">Memory Eternal: Archimandrite Roman Braga</span></p> <p>RIVES JUNCTION, MI [OCA] &nbsp;Archimandrite Roman [Braga], 93, of the Monastery of the Holy Dormition here fell asleep in the Lord shortly before midnight on the evening of Tuesday, April 28, 2015....</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_150429_1.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_150331_1.html Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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 class="PARAGRAPH_TITLE">Holy Synod responds to Assembly of Bishops&rsquo; &ldquo;Common Starting Point&rdquo;</span></p> <p>SYOSSET, NY [OCA] &nbsp;In a document dated March 15, 2015, the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America offered a response to the Chairman and Secretary of the&nbsp;<a href="http://assemblyofbishops.org/" target="_external">Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America</a>&nbsp;with regard to the &ldquo;Common Starting Point&rdquo; for Canonical and Regional Planning.</p> <p>The text of the six-page document&nbsp;<a href="http://oca.org/PDF/NEWS/2015/2015-0330-hs-reply-assembly.pdf" target="_external">is available here</a>.</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_150331_1.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_140920_1.html Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/Assembly-of-Bishops-2014-group.jpg&archive=0&final_h=61&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><span class="PARAGRAPH_TITLE" style="color: #000080; font-size: large;"><strong>Assembly of Bishops Issues Message to the Faithful, Statement on Middle East</strong></span></p> <p><span style="color: #000080; font-size: large;"><strong><span class="PARAGRAPH_TEXT">Source: <a href="http://www.assemblyofbishops.org/news/2014/assembly-of-bishops-issue-message-to-the-faithful-statement-on-middle-east">Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America</a></span><br /></strong></span></p> <p>The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America concluded its fifth annual meeting on Thursday in Dallas, Texas. The Assembly issued a message to the faithful and a statement on the Middle East.</p> <p>Both texts can be found here:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.assemblyofbishops.org/assets/files/docs/Dallas2014--Message%2CFinal.pdf" target="_blank">Message to the Faithful&nbsp;</a>and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.assemblyofbishops.org/assets/files/docs/StatementonMiddleEast%2CFinal.pdf" target="_blank">Statement on the Middle East</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>In other business, the Assembly reviewed and approved the 2015 budget. Assembly VI will be held September 15-17, 2015. The location is to be determined.</p> <p>Documents pertaining to Assembly V, including the minutes, 2015 budget and committee reports, will be forthcoming on the <a href="http://www.assemblyofbishops.org/">Assembly's website</a>.</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_140920_1.html Communiqué of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_140311_1.html Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/synaxis2014.jpg&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>(March 9, 2014 - <a href="http://patriarchate.org/documents/synaxis-2014-communique">Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople</a>) By the grace of God, the proceedings of the Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches concluded today, on the Sunday of Orthodoxy. The Synaxis took place at the Phanar from 6-9 March, 2014, at the invitation and under the presidency of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, and was attended by all the most venerable Primates in person, with the exception of His Beatitude Patriarch John of Antioch, who, due to illness, was represented by Hierarchs of his Church.&nbsp;</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_140311_1.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/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.orthodoxws.com/news_131127_1.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_130516_2.html Thu, 16 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 <p><span style="font-size: medium; color: #000080;"><strong>CLERGY CONFERTREAT PHOTO ALBUM - 2013 <br /></strong></span></p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/8vZf2_fknIM" frameborder="0" width="420" height="315"></iframe></p> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_130516_2.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_130516_1.html Thu, 16 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 <p><span style="font-size: medium; color: #000080;"><span style="font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: nowrap; word-spacing: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; display: inline ! important; float: none;">URGENT MESSAGE ABOUT KIDNAPPED SYRIAN ORTHODOX ARC</span><strong>HBISHOPS</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size: medium; color: #000080;"><strong><span style="color: #000000;"><a href="http://www.roea.org/news_130516_1.html" target="_blank">CLICK HERE</a> to view the message.</span></strong></span></p> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_130516_1.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_130419_1.html Fri, 19 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: medium; color: #000080;"><strong>"They Gather Here No More" Video</strong></span><br />The story of St. Andrew Romanian Orthodox Church in Terre Haute, Indiana and its closing.<br /><br /><br /></p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Cpoplt3_nKY" frameborder="0" width="420" height="315"></iframe></p><p>&nbsp;</p> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_130419_1.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_130321_1.html Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/patriarch_john_x_enthronement.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><span style="color: #000080; font-size: medium;"><strong>The Enthronement Speech of His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East</strong></span></p><p><span style="color: #000080; font-size: medium;"><span style="font-size: small; color: #000000;"><a href="http://roea.org/files/News/Enthronement-Speech-Patriarch-John-X-1.pdf" target="_blank">Click Here </a>to view the speech (in PDF format).</span><strong><br /></strong></span></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_130321_1.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_130305_2.html Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Documents/Letter_Monasteries_Sacraments.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=69&percent=100"><p><span style="color: #000080; font-size: medium;"><strong>Letter from His Eminence, Archbishop Nathaniel to ROEA Monasteries regarding Sacraments</strong></span></p><p><a href="/files/Documents/Letter_Monasteries_Sacraments.pdf" target="_blank">Click here</a> to view the letter.</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_130305_2.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_130228_2.html Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/FiveFacts.jpg&archive=0&final_h=69&final_w=90&percent=100"><h1><strong><span style="font-size: medium; color: #000080;">Assembly of Bishops Makes Orthodox Christian Research Reports Available Online</span></strong></h1><p>Source:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.assemblyofbishops.org/news/2013/orthodox-christian-research-reports-available-online">Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America</a></p><p>The Assembly of Bishops Research Coordinator, Alexei Krindatch, has prepared a range of reports on Orthodox Christianity in America. Along with the following research summaries, the full reports are available in PDF format. ...</p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_130228_2.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_121217_1.html Mon, 17 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/youhanna_yaziji.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><span style="font-size: medium; color: #000080;"><strong>Patriarch-Elect Youhanna (John) X of Antioch</strong></span></p><p>Source: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.antiochian.org/content/patriarch-elect-youhanna-x-antioch">Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America</a><br /><br />His Eminence the Metropolitan Archbishop of Western and Central Europe has been elected Patriarch of the Great City-of-God Antioch and all the East. The Patriarch-elect Youhanna X (Yaziji) was elected by the members of the Holy Synod earlier today, December 17, during a special session held at the Balamand Patriarchal Monastery of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.roea.org/news_121217_1.html"><em>Continued...</em></a></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_121217_1.html His Beatitude, Patriarch Ignatius of Antioch and All of the East Falls Asleep in the Lord http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_121206_1.html Wed, 05 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/patriarch_ignatius.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=58&percent=100"><p>Source: <a target="_blank" href="http://oca.org/in-memoriam/his-beatitude-patriarch-ignatius-of-antioch-and-all-of-the-east">Orthodox Church in America</a><br /><br />BEIRUT, LEBANON [OCA]<br /><br />Two days after he was admitted to Saint George Hospital here, His Beatitude, Patriarch Ignatius IV of Antioch and All the East fell asleep in the Lord on Wednesday, December 5, 2012.<br /><br />Patriarch Ignatius had suffered a severe stroke on Monday, December 3, and had been under the care of physicians in the hospital&rsquo;s intensive care unit.&nbsp; He was 91 years old.&nbsp; [See <a target="_blank" href="http://oca.org/news/headline-news/patriarch-ignatius-iv-of-antioch-suffers-stroke">related story</a>.] ...<a target="_blank" href="http://www.roea.org/news_121206_1.html"><em>Continued</em></a></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_121206_1.html Archbishop Tikhon elected Metropolitan of All America and Canada http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_121115_1.html Tue, 13 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/abp.tikhon.m.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=60&percent=100"><p>PARMA, OH [OCA]&nbsp; His Eminence, Archbishop Tikhon, Archbishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, was elected Primate of the Orthodox Church in America during the <a target="_blank" href="http://oca.org/history-archives/aacs/the-17th-all-american-council">17th All-American Council</a> of the Orthodox Church in America at Holy Trinity Church here Tuesday, November 13, 2012. . . .<em>continued</em></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_121115_1.html Letter of Thanks from Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Orthodox Church for the Episcopate Parishes' Donation for the Cathedral for the Nation's Salvation http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_121114_1.html Wed, 14 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/Patr-Daniel-Letter.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=63&percent=100"><strong><a target="_blank" href="/files/News/Patr-Daniel-Letter.pdf">Click here</a> (Romanian)<br /><br />Related Story<br /></strong><a target="_blank" href="http://www.basilica.ro/stiri/romanii-din-america-sprijina-zidirea-catedralei-mantuirii-neamului_633.html">Rom&acirc;nii din America sprijină zidirea Catedralei M&acirc;ntuirii Neamului</a> - Basilica.ro<strong><br /></strong></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_121114_1.html http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_120901_1.html Wed, 29 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 <div align="center"><b><font color="#000066">&quot;This is Your Church&quot; video: <br />The life and work of The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America.</font></b></div><div align="center"><iframe width="300" height="225" frameborder="0" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/_hO-tCxAWBo"> &amp;amp;lt;/body&amp;amp;gt; &amp;amp;lt;/html&amp;amp;gt;</iframe><br /></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_120901_1.html Sfinţirea Bisericii Sfânta Maria / Consecration of St. Mary Church - Anaheim, California http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_111122_1.html Tue, 22 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Parishes/FallingAsleepEVM-AnaheimCA2a.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=59&percent=100"> <span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">Click on the following link to view a slide presentation:</span><a href="http://photographs.iustincapsa.com/2011-11-12/index.html" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; text-align: -webkit-left; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">http://photographs.iustincapsa.com/2011-11-12/index.html.</a> </div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_111122_1.html Statement of Clarification http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_110920_11.html Mon, 18 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 <p style="text-align: justify;" class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: small;">[ROEA Chancery - October 18, 2010] Concerned that unofficial internet postings distort and misrepresent the current status of the dialogue of reconciliation with our sister Romanian eparchy in North America, we offer the following information.&nbsp; The Press Release posted on our website, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.roea.org/">www.ROEA.org</a>, is the only official statement of the ROEA on this issue. We deplore any other postings that claim to report factual information from unknown &ldquo;sources close to the Episcopate&rdquo;. Such erroneous postings disinform and foster disunity in the Church and our Episcopate.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p style="text-align: right;" class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="http://www.roea.org/news_110920_11.html">more information &gt;</a></span></p><p style="text-align: justify;" class="MsoNormal"><span style="color: #000066; font-size: medium;" size="3"><span style="font-weight: bold;">Clarificare</span></span></p><p style="text-align: justify;" class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: small;">[Cancelaria ROEA, 18 Octombrie 2010] Preocupat de faptul că anumite comunicări neoficiale făcute pe internet deformează şi reprezintă eronat statutul curent al dialogului de reconciliere cu eparhia soră Ortodoxă Rom&acirc;nă din America de Nord, oferim următoarea clarificare.&nbsp; Comunicatul de Presă publicat pe website-ul nostru,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.roea.org/" target="_blank">http://www.ROEA.org</a>, este singura comunicare oficială din partea ROEA (Episcopiei Ortodoxe Romane din America) pe această temă. Depl&acirc;ngem orice alte declaraţii care pretind că rapoartează informaţii&nbsp;&ldquo;factuale&rdquo; provenite de la &ldquo;unele surse apropiate Episcopiei.&rdquo; Astfel de declaraţii eronate dezinformează şi alimentează dezbinare &icirc;n Sf.&nbsp;Biserică şi &icirc;n Episcopia noastră.</span></p> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_110920_11.html The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America - Press Release http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_110920_12.html Mon, 04 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/News/Cleveland-Congress-2010.jpg&archive=0&final_h=61&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;" class="MsoNormal"><span>[October 4, 2010] - The 78<sup>th</sup> Congress of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America was held October 1-2 at St Mary Cathedral, Cleveland, Ohio. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<span></span></span><a href="http://www.roea.org/news_110920_12.html">more information &gt;</a></p><p><span><span style="font-weight: bold; color: #000066;">Comunicat de Presă<br /></span></span><span>Cel de-al 78-lea Congres al Episcopiei Ortodoxe Rom&acirc;ne din America s-a ţinut &icirc;n zilele de 1-2 octombrie, la Catedrala Sf. Maria din Cleveland, Ohio.&nbsp;</span></p></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_110920_12.html Archbishop Nathaniel, Bishop Irineu meet with western European Romanian bishops http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_110920_13.html Fri, 17 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 <p style="text-align: left;">ROME, ITALY [OCA] <i>--</i> His Eminence, Archbishop Nathaniel of Detroit and the Romanian Episcopate and His Grace, Bishop Irineu of Dearborn Heights, participated in a gathering of western European Romanian bishops, the theme of which was "Conscience and Canonical Orthodox Ecclesiology," at the headquarters of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of Italy here during the last week of November 2010. Attending the gathering, the third of its kind, were bishops from the Metropolia of Western and Southern Europe and the Metropolia of Germany, Central and North Europe, according to the Romanian Patriarchate's news agency "Basilica."&nbsp; Quoting His Grace, Bishop Siluan of Italy, Basilica reported that the meeting provided an opportunity for the hierarchs to share pastoral experiences in their respective regions and to discuss various aspects of mission, Christian identity, and the sharing of the faith and traditions in light of major westward emigration of Romanians witnessed since the fall of communism in Romania. During the gathering the hierarchs celebrated the Divine Liturgy in Rome's mid-second century Saint Callistus Catacombs.&nbsp;</p> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_110920_13.html Text of the Decision adopted in Chambesy in June regarding the “diaspora” and the Rules of Operation of Episcopal Assemblies in the Orthodox Diaspora - http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_110920_5.html Sat, 13 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 <div style="text-align: justify;">  <span style="font-weight: bold; color: rgb(255, 102, 0);"></span><a target="_blank" href="http://www.roea.org/worldnews.html">Click here</a> for full text<span class="subheadingBold" style="font-weight: bold; color: rgb(255, 102, 0);"></span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">.</span></div> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_110920_5.html Archbishop's Address to 2009 Episcopate Congress http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_090708_1.html Mon, 01 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-weight: bold; color: #ff6600;">Address of His Eminence Archbishop Nathaniel to the 77th Episcopate Congress, July 2009</span> - <a title="files/Pastoral Letters/09CongrAbNAddressEng.pdf (129kb)" target="_blank" href="http://www.roea.org/files/Pastoral%20Letters/09CongrAbNAddressEng.pdf">English</a> / <a title="files/Pastoral Letters/09CongrAbNAddressRom.pdf (153kb)" target="_blank" href="http://www.roea.org/files/Pastoral%20Letters/09CongrAbNAddressRom.pdf">Romanian</a> </span></p> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_090708_1.html Clarificări din Partea Episcopiei Ortodoxe Române din America în legătură cu articolul "Schizma ortodocşilor români din SUA, aproape de final" (România liberă, 26 noiembrie 2009). http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_110920_15.html Mon, 30 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 <a href="http://roea.orthodoxws.com/features.html" target="_blank">APĂSAŢI AICI</a> să citiţi.<br /><br /> The Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America http://roea.orthodoxws.com/news_110920_15.html