Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/ 60 A Special "Thank You" from Decani http://fundforassistance.org/news_160518_1.html Wed, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/clipart/portraits/Archimandrite_Sava_S.jpg&archive=0&final_h=160&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>Thanks to your incredible support, we have collected over $23,000 for our Orthodox brothers and sisters in Kosovo! Thank you! Spasibo! Hvala! The money was used to provide food and livestock to Orthodox families, so they would enough to eat and share with their neighbors on the feast of Holy Pascha.<br />Here's a very short <a href="https://youtu.be/GiicEGV1F_M" target="_blank">video "thank you"</a> from Archimandrite Sava, the Archimandrite of the Decani Monastery.</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_160518_1.html Support FFA by shopping on Amazon.com http://fundforassistance.org/news_160325_1.html Wed, 30 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/clipart/Support-FFA-at-.jpg&archive=0&final_h=134&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>If you love shopping on Amazon.com, you'll be happy to know that the Fund for Assistance to ROCOR is now on Amazon Smile. Now, you can enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenience, plus donate 0.5 percent of your purchase to the Fund for Assistance to ROCOR.</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_160325_1.html Haiti: Fr. Gregoire’s Last Wish http://fundforassistance.org/news_160229_2.html Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/projects/locations/haiti/FoyerDAmour_Legoutes.jpg&archive=0&final_h=205&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>A few weeks before his untimely death, Fr Gregoire sent FFA an email. He was a modest man and never asked for help for himself.</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_160229_2.html How you put food on a deacon’s table http://fundforassistance.org/news_160229_1.html Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/clipart/portraits/FrThomasTY.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=160&percent=100"><p><span style="color: #000000;">&ldquo;Words cannot express how relieved we are. Thank you for donations, prayers and continued support to the Fund for Assistance!&rdquo; said Fr. Thomas.</span></p> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_160229_1.html Mystery Match - a success! http://fundforassistance.org/news_151210_1.html Thu, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/clipart/TY_FFA.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>Thanks to our donors' amazing generosity the Mystery Match was successful, and we collected a total of $14,000! Thank you to all who supported us, so that we can continue working for our Church! Please make sure to take a look at the videos our Board Members recorded just for you! FFA president Mark Selawry reveals who the Mystery Match was in his video!</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_151210_1.html Metropolitan Hilarion asks parishes to support FFA on Thanksgiving http://fundforassistance.org/news_151126_1.html Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/clipart/portraits/ct.lg.jpg&archive=0&final_h=225&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>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.</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_151126_1.html "The Orthodox Mission in Haiti is alive!" Fr Gregoire Legoute's last interview http://fundforassistance.org/news_151117_2.html Tue, 17 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/projects/locations/haiti/haiti_april2011/IMG_0104.JPG&archive=0&final_h=120&final_w=160&percent=100"><p><strong>Fr. Gregoire Legoute:</strong> 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.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_151117_2.html A Fund with Time to Spare for Other People’s Problems http://www.rocorstudies.org/interviews/2015/08/22/a-fund-with-time-to-spare-for-other-people-s-problems/?fb_action_ids=10206455124389543&fb_action_types=og.likes Wed, 18 May 2016 11:28:36 -0400 <div><img border="1" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2015/08-26/6syezd14day7_017.jpg&archive=0&final_h=107&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>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?&nbsp; Often, we think that our Christian duty consists solely of prayer, church attendance, observance of fasts and the participation in the sacraments. &nbsp;However, helping our neighbour is also our direct responsibility. The Lord says that this will be asked of us on the Day of Judgement, &ldquo;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&rdquo; (Matt. 25:35)</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://www.rocorstudies.org/interviews/2015/08/22/a-fund-with-time-to-spare-for-other-people-s-problems/?fb_action_ids=10206455124389543&fb_action_types=og.likes