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ENVOY FROM ANTIOCH

Again Magazine December 1993 Page 6-9 ENVOY FROM ANTIOCH: The Life and Ministry of Bishop Raphael Hawaweeny By Paul D. Garrett In 1894, Bishop Nicholas (Ziorov) of the Russian Diocese of the Aleutian Islands and North America was on a "recruiting mission" in his homeland. He was seeking the best clergymen he could find to [...]

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EXCERPTS FROM THE EULOGY

The Word Magazine December 1992 Page 5-6 EXCERPTS FROM THE EULOGY FOR ARCHBISHOP MICHAEL by Metropolitan PHILIP "CHRIST IS RISEN FROM THE DEAD, TRAMPLING DOWN DEATH BY DEATH AND UPON THOSE IN THE TOMBS, BESTOWING LIFE." Your Graces, Beloved in Christ: We are gathered in this Cathedral this morning to pray for the repose of [...]

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HOLY SYNOD

Word Magazine May 2000 Page 3 – 4 HOLY SYNOD OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN AMERICA PROCLAIMS GLORIFICATION OF BISHOP RAPHAEL OYSTERBAY COVE, NY [OCA}: At their Spring Session at the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America here March 27-30, 2000, members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America [...]

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Lest We Forget

Word Magazine May 1976 Page 12 - 14 Lest We Forget... A series of articles on personalities of the past who have profoundly influenced Orthodoxy in America. RAPHAEL Bishop of Brooklyn The morning of Saturday, March 12, 1904, brought an air of great joy and excitement to the scattered communities of Orthodox faithful throughout North [...]

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