ARCHIVED NEWS: 2017
Your compassion warms refugees in the winter cold - 02/02/17
Right before the feast of the Nativity the Fund for Assistance to ROCOR sent more aid to help refugees from the Ukrainian conflict at Svyatogorsk Lavra (Svyatogorsk, Donetsk People’s Republic).
THE CENTENNIAL LEGACY OF RUSSIAN SACRED MUSIC: 1917-2017 TREASURES BY COMPOSERS OF THE EMIGRATION - 07/22/17
Concert season in Moscow this fall will include an event which can hardly be expected to pass without the widespread media coverage and publicity.
Earthquake in Mexico: "It seemed like our time had come..." - 09/11/17
Schema Archimandrite Nektariy wrote to FFA after the 8.4 earthquake in Mexico: "You could only hear the cracking of walls and furniture and things falling down; our bells were ringing... it seemed that our time had come... we just kneel down in the confusion and darkness in deep prayer... after an eternity we realized that God was very merciful... Slava Bogu !!! we all are fine, scared but no tragedies, nor pain in our communities, so far."
No casualties among ROCOR members in Haiti - 09/14/17
Today we received this email from Matushka Rose Legoute, widow of Fr Gregoire Legoute, one of the senior priests of the Mission.
“Thank God, we did not suffer the catastrophe that was predicted to occur in the wake of Hurricane Irma here in Haiti, but there were considerable damages in...
Mexico monastery: "So much pain and death around us..." - 09/21/17
Two days after a second earthquake devastated Mexico, the brethren of Holy Trinity Monastery are helping their neghbors survive any way they can. Although the monastery suffered a lot of damage, the monks continue praying and serving the people of the city.
"We have been very busy trying to provide some help to the victims; specially clothes, medicines and our own professional knowledge and skills wherever we can. Tragedies are devastating.
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