Monthly Archives: October 2015


Oriental Orthodox Christians Gather to Honor H.H. Mor Ignatius Aphrem II and Concelebrate Annual Liturgy

Staten Island, NY – On Friday evening, October 23, 2015, H.G. Bishop David of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of NY & NE hosted a reception in honor of H.H. Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, at Archangel Michael & St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church in Staten Island, New York.  The reception [...]

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Oriental Orthodox-Roman Catholic Dialogue Convenes on the Jersey Shore

Long Branch, NJ - Representatives of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches resumed their annual dialogue with their counterparts in the Roman Catholic Church on October 20 and 21, at the Stella Maris Retreat Center in Long Branch, NJ. The primary focus of this year’s meeting – a continuation of last year’s dialogue on the Holy Mystery of [...]


Fourth Annual Oriental Orthodox Youth Conference Hosted by St. Leon’s Armenian Apostolic Church

    On Saturday, September 19, the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church hosted the 4th annual Youth Conference of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches (SCOOCH). The daylong gathering met at St. Leon Armenian Church in Fair Lawn, NJ. Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Diocesan Primate and SCOOCH President, presided over the event. Also present were [...]

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Holy Trinity Armenian Church Hosts Third Annual Philadelphia Regional Concelebrated Liturgy

 Cheltenham Parish hosts a Con-celebration By Nadia Soghomonian Posted by Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches on Saturday, October 10, 2015 The Holy Trinity Armenian Church in Cheltenham, PA hosted the 3rd annual Oriental Orthodox Concelebrated Liturgy of the Philadelphia Region, on Saturday, October 3, marking the first time this event has been hosted by the [...]