ARCHDIOCESE OF WASHINGTON, D.C.
Orthodox Church in America
Archived News - 2017
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Annunciation Retreat: "The Life and Legacy of Fr. George Calciu" - 03/07/2017

Annunciation Retreat: "The Life and Legacy of Fr. George Calciu" at Holy Archangels, Annapolis, MD on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT)


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Ordination of Deacon James Magruder - 05/07/2017

On Sunday, May 7, 2017 His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at St Andrew Church, Baltimore, Maryland and ordained James Magruder to the Holy Diaconate. Deacon James is a parishioner at St. Andrew’s.  He is a 2003 graduate of St Vladimir's Seminary and a professor of Art History at University of Maryland - Baltimore County. He is married to Matushka Laurel and they have two beautiful children.  May God grant the newly ordained Dn. James and his family, a peaceful life, health, strength, salvation and furtherance in all Godly things and preserve and protect for MANY YEARS!


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Diocesan Day 2017 - 08/01/2017

His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon will visit Christ the Savior in Berlin, MD from August 25-27 to: 1) elevate the mission to parish status, 2) celebrate the 90th birthday of Fr. Daniel, and 3) to lead the annual Diocesan Day. All are invited to come and celebrate!


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Clergy Retreat - 09/15/2017

On Friday, September 15th, a clergy retreat was held at St. Matthew Orthodox Church in Columbia, Maryland. Presenting were Archpriest Timothy Hojnicki and Archpriest Eric Tosi. This Continuing Education Retreat, on MISSION AND SMALL PARISH GROWTH, was cosponsored by the Archdiocesan Mission Board and Continuing Ed program.


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2017 Archdiocesan Assembly - 09/16/2017

On Saturday, September 16th, clergy and faithful from the Archdiocese of Washington gathered under the leadership of His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon for their annual assembly, hosted this year at St. Matthew Orthodox Church in Columbia, Maryland.



About the Archdiocese

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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