Wednesday, July 29, 2020

OCA begins process to fill spot for Diocese of New England

(OCA-DNE) - July 24, 2020 Protocol 07/017

To the Reverend Clergy and Pious Faithful of the Diocese of New England,

Christ is in our midst!

With this letter, I am happy to announce the procedure by which, God-willing, a new bishop will be nominated and elected for the Diocese of New England. This procedure is in conformity with the standard procedure for such an election in the Orthodox Church in America.

The procedure is as follows:

1) This present letter will serve as notice to all parishes of the Diocese of New England that any parishioner in good standing can identify one possible candidate for possible nomination as diocesan bishop. Names may be submitted directly and confidentially to the Chancellor of the Diocese of New England, Archpriest John Kreta, at the following email address: All names of candidates must be submitted for nomination by August 31, 2020, and no names received after that date will be considered...
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