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Welcome to the Diocese of New York and Washington, D.C., part of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. The Diocese of New York and Washington, D.C. is led by His Grace Bishop Nicholas, and includes 15 churches and missions in the New York City metropolitan area, the Washington D.C. metropolitan area and institutions throughout North America (e.g., the Antiochian Village in Pennsylvania).

Parishes of this diocese join with the parishes of the Diocese of Charleston, Oakland and the Mid-Atlantic for Parish Life Conferences and other diocesan gatherings.

 

Fordham University Announces New Book Series: Christian Arabic Texts in Translation

The Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University is proud to announce its latest initiative: the new book series Christian Arabic Texts in Translation (CATT).

Editor: Stephen J. Davis, Yale University

Advisory Board:

Jimmy Daccache, Yale University (formerly of CNRS, Paris)

Mark Swanson, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Alexander Treiger, Dalhousie University 

The goal of this new series is to provide a forum for making the Christian Arabic literary heritage more widely available in the English-speaking world.

Photos from Metropolitan Joseph's Pascha Celebration

On April 30 and May 1, 2016, His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph presided over the Paschal Services at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York. Concelebrating with him were Cathedral Dean, the Very Rev. Thomas Zain; the Rev. Adrian Budica; and Deacon Andre El Hajj.

His Grace Visits St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Washington, D.C.

On the weekend of Palm Sunday, 2016, His Grace Bishop Nicholas visited the community of St. George of Washington, D.C. On Lazarus Saturday, April 23, he presided over the Divine Liturgy, during which the chant of "Rejoice, O Bethany..." was rendered by Jannica Sophia Porcu, Noelle Cozbar, and Eyvonka Rizkallah.

Following the Liturgy, His Grace held a retreat for the teens, led by President Nicholas Saliby. 

In the afternoon, the parish ladies with their president, Ms. Nicolette Aftimos, served a marvelous lunch to all present. His Grace Bishop Nicholas held a retreat with the ladies of St. George following lunch.

Diocese of New York and Washington, D.C. News Archive