On September, 2 to an honor of celebration of 100th anniversary of St. Raphael’s of Brooklyn repose, Russian Orthodox Church Abroad gave the icon of St. Raphael, painted by monks of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, as a gift to Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.
On May 21 of 2015, on the Day of Ascension which is one of Twelve Great Feasts, and Remembrance Day of St. Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian, Bishop Jerome visited St. John Cathedral of Brooklyn and celebrated there a Divine Liturgy.
On May 17 of 2015 was eight years since the signing of Act of Canonical Communion between the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and the Russian Orthodox Church. That document was signed by ever memorable Patriarch Alexy II and Metropolitan Laurus.
On May 10 of 2015, on Sunday of Samaria was the continuation of celebration of 70th anniversary of Victory. After the Divine Liturgy in St. John Cathedral of Brooklyn the pannychida took place the memorial service for «ever memorable captains and warriors who putted their lives on a battlefield for Faith and Fatherland, who died […]
According to blessing of First Hierarch of Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Metropolitan of East America and New York Hilarion, the celebration of 100th Anniversary of repose of St. Raphael took place in the St. John Cathedral of Brooklyn.
On April 12 of 2015, the Orthodox Church celebrated the Holy Easter – Rising of our Lord Jesus Christ. On that day Paschal service was celebrated in all churches of New York Deanery.
On April 12 of 2015, the Orthodox Church celebrated «The Feast of Feasts» – Holy Easter, the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.
April 5 of 2015 was a feast the Entrance of the Lord into Jerusalem, or so called «The Sunday of palm-branches». The Divine Liturgy in St. John Cathedral of Brooklyn was headed by Rector, Archpriest Alexander Belya together with other clergy – Priest Constantine Gavrilkin and Deacon Petr Utkin.
On March 19 of 2015, the Dean of New York, Archpriest Alexander Belya, visited the Church of Our Lady «The Inexhaustible Chalice» in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. The parish just moved to another place.
On March 17 of 2015, the Lenten Retreat for the clergy of Eastern American Diocese and for their spouses was opened in the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ. The event has begun with the prayer service.