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Metropolitan Hilarion asks parishes to support FFA on Thanksgiving - 11/26/15

Every year His Eminence Hilarion Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York helps us out. He very kindly sends out a letter to parishes, asking clergy to take a plate collection for the Fund for Assistance to ROCOR. By this he shows us his support.

GivingTuesday is December 1! - 11/19/15

This year, on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, Fund for Assistance to the Russian Church Outside of Russia is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving, for the second year in a row.

​ #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their local communities and to give back in impactful ways to the charities and causes they support.

"The Orthodox Mission in Haiti is alive!" Fr Gregoire Legoute's last interview - 11/17/15

Fr. Gregoire Legoute: We would like everyone to know that the Orthodox Mission in Haiti is alive. That the Orthodox in Haiti are very spiritual, they love God. And that the mission does a lot to help children, different parishes - spiritually, morally and economically.


“I try to save the food for my wife and kids…” - 10/15/15

It was all really good news for the Opyoke family: promotions for both deacon Fr. Thomas (Holy Myrrhbearers Mission in Harrisonburg, VA) and Matushka Elizabeth, a down payment on a new house and best of all – a second baby. And then the problems started: Matushka had to be hospitalized seven times during her pregnancy and was put on a...

Long-time FFA Board Member Receives Senior Clerical Award - 10/12/15

On Sunday, October 4, the feast of the Leavetaking of the Exaltation of the Previous & Life-Giving Cross of the Lord, His Eminence, Metropolitan Jonah, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC. His Eminence was co-served by cathedral clergy. At the Liturgy, in honor of his longtime dedicated service to Christ’s Church and with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Metropolitan Jonah awarded cathedral rector Archpriest Victor Potapov the right to wear the second cross.

How You Kept a Parish Open in Buenos Aires - 09/28/15

Your compassion allowed a priest to continue serving his church.

A congregation is at risk of losing their Father. We need your help today. - 08/03/15

We have just one month to collect the money that would enable Fr. Sergio to keep serving at the Holy Resurrection cathedral in Buenos Aires. Can you help save this parish?

A Fund with Time to Spare for Other People’s Problems

How much help do we, the faithful children of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, offer to our own brethren, never mind those who are further afield?  Often, we think that our Christian duty consists solely of prayer, church attendance, observance of fasts and the participation in the sacraments.  However, helping our neighbour is also our direct responsibility. The Lord says that this will be asked of us on the Day of Judgement, “for I was hungry and you gave Me food, I was thirsty and you gave Me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed Me” (Matt. 25:35)

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