Last Sunday, April 1, 2012, we have concluded this year's Lenten Vespers with a celebration at Saint Stephen Serbian Orthodox Church in Lakawanna NY. This year's Lenten Vespers attracted about 80 faithful "followers". The Lenten Vespers at each of the orthodox parishes were accompanied by the magnificent signing led by the Pan Orthodox Choir of [...]
On Sunday March 18, our Church is hosting the Pan-Orthodox Leten Vespers. The Vespers will begin at 5:00PM. The Sunday Lenten Vespers have been celebrated in our area for many years and has become a "Lenten tradition" for many Orthodox Christian. You can see the full schedule of the Lenten Pan-Orthodox Vespers here. The Pan-Orthodox [...]
In the bellow video Bishop Michael offers reflection about fasting it roots in Bible and Tradition of the Church. You can find all the recent videos by Bishop Michael on our diocesan website under the section "Lessons in Our Faith".
The time of Great Fast (Lent) is almost upon us. The Orthodox Churches in Buffalo area will continue their tradition of celebrating Lenten Vespers while visiting various Churches. The theme for this year is "Modern Saints". The Lenten Vespers will begin at 5:00 PM each Sunday (see the list of churches bellow). Please make sure [...]
His Grace Bishop Michael, continuing his ongoing video-series called "Lessons in Our Faith" talks about how by sharing our time, talents, and treasure we become true stewards of our local parishes. Credits: Diocese of New York and New Jersey
On January 6th, the Orthodox Christians around the world celebrate the Feast of Theophany of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This feast commemorates our Lord's Baptism (Mt.3:13-17; Mark 1:9-11; Luke 3:21-22) by John the Baptist in the Jordan River. We call it Theophany (Epiphany), because during the Christ's baptism all three persons of the [...]
Few days ago our Diocesan Website launched a new section called "Lessons in Our Faith". His Grace, Bishop Michael intends to use it to publish videos in which His Grace will explain Orthodox Faith. Bellow is the first video titled "The Theotokos: 7 Questions and 7 Answers": The Theotokos: 7 Questions and 7 Answers from [...]
On December 11, 2011 the parish of Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church welcomed the Pan-Orthodox Choir for their annual Nativity Concert. The members of the Pan-Orthodox Choir come from across Orthodox Christian parish of the Niagara Frontier. "We have one or two choir members from each Christian Orthodox parish in Buffalo area" - said [...]