Parish news and events

1-15-2022

Christmas Concert

A festive concert dedicated to the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ took place at the St. Joseph of Optina Russian Orthodox Church, ROCOR in ...

10-6-2021

Registration for the Christmas Concert rehearsal

Dear brothers and sisters! There’s little time left till the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, and the choir of our church of St. Joseph ...

9-21-2021

Dear friends

Dear friends, on August 28 -29 two miraculous Icons of the mother of God, The ‘’Kursk-Root’’ Icon and The Myrrh-streaming Icon ‘’Hawaiian-Iveron’’ were present at ...

4-24-2021

Dear brothers and sisters into Christ!

I am happy to announce you that our church in Virginia Beach, Virginia, that is named after St. Joseph of Optina, has purhcased 29 acres ...

11-28-2020

Bishop Nicholas officiates divine services in St. Joseph of Optina Church

On Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th of November, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to St. Joseph ...