ARCHDIOCESE OF WASHINGTON, D.C.
Orthodox Church in America
Archived News - 2012
Holy Synod appoints Archbishop Nathaniel Locum Tenens, Bishop Michael Temporary Administrator - 07/09/12

On Monday, July 9, 2012, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah and the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops met via conference call to further discuss His Beatitude’s resignation, as reported earlier on the web site of the Orthodox Church in America. The hierarchs issued the following statement at the conclusion of their meeting.


Statement from the Holy Synod Regarding the Resignation of Metropolitan Jonah - 07/16/12

On July 16, 2012, the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America issued the following statement in regard to the resignation of Metropolitan Jonah. The complete text can be found in PDF format here.


Metropolitan Tikhon presides at Archdiocese of Washington Assembly - 12/08/12

On Saturday morning, December 8, 2012, the annual Assembly of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC was held at Saint Luke Church, McLean, VA.


Celebration of the Nativity of our Lord begins at Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Washington D.C. - 12/24/12

Eve of the Nativity of Christ at Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Washington D.C.


Metropolitan Tikhon celebrates the Divine Liturgy on the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord at Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Washington D.C. - 12/25/12

Feast of the Nativity of our Lord at Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Washington D.C.


Metropolitan Tikhon visits Christ the Saviour Orthodox Mission in Berlin, MD - 12/30/12

On Sunday morning, December 30th, Fr. John Parsells together with the faithful of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Mission in Berlin, MD welcomed His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon who came to visit the parish. The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was also concelebrated by Fr. David Straut and Protodeacon Joseph Matusiak.



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The Archdiocese of the Washington, D.C. is part of the Orthodox Church in America, which is the local presence of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church established by Jesus Christ and faithfully transmitted through her Scriptures, worship and prayer life, and through the teachings of the Holy Fathers.

The Orthodox Faith maintains unbroken continuity with the Apostolic Faith; embraces all languages, cultures, and races; and calls all to "come and see." Please join us in worship and fellowship.

The Mission of The Orthodox Church in America, the local autocephalous Orthodox Christian Church, is to be faithful in fulfilling the commandment of Christ to “Go into all the world and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…”

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