Diocese of New England
Orthodox Church in America
2021 Diocesan Council

Diocesan Hierarch
The Most Blessed Tikhon, Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All America and Canada
Locum Tenens of New England and the Albanian Archdiocese

Archpriest John Kreta

Diocesan Secretary
Alexia Tassmer

Diocesan Treasurer
Reader John Skrobat

Archpriest Mark Korban, Northern Deanery
Archpriest John Hopko, Connecticut Deanery
Archpriest Vasily Lickwar, Boston Deanery

Council Members
Archpriest Steven Voytovich, Clergy-at-Large
Archpriest Michael Korolev, Clergy-at-Large
Priest Mircea Geana, Clergy-at-Large
Subdeacon John Barone, Laity-at-Large
Richard Comshaw, Laity-at-Large
Justin Griffing, Laity-at-Large
Irene Vassos, Laity-at-Large
Alexander White, Laity-at-Large
John Kruchok, Laity-at-Large

Metropolitan Council Representatives
Priest Theophan Whitfield, Clergy Representative
Evelyn Kreta, Lay Representative

Director of Communications
Priest Joshua Mosher, Editor ONE Newspaper

Archpriest Michael Korolev, Webmaster

Youth Director
Priest Moses Locke

ONE Stewards
Protodeacon Paul Nimchek, Director & Financial Secretary

Investment Committee
Robert Popadic

Cemetery Committee/Background checks
David Zavednak

Corey Finke, (Non-Voting)
Cindy Voytovich, (Non-Voting)
Irene Zavednak, (Non-Voting)

Diocesan Consultants to the OCA
Archpriest John Kreta, OCA Evangelization
Archpriest Sergius Halvorsen, OCA Communications


Link to the Diocesan Council minutes page.
Ancient Faith Radio

2019 Blessing of Long Island Sound - 01/06/2019

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Blessing of New Icons - 10/14/2018

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Father Michael Westerberg is Awarded the Mitre

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Video Highlights from the Diocesan Youth Rally
Video for the All-American Council
Release of Fr. Steven Belonick’s book, Pilgrimage to Pascha, to benefit diocesan seminarians
On Feb. 2, 2021, Ancient Faith Publishing (AFP) released a book to honor the memory of Archpriest Steven John Belonick (+2019), former pastor of Holy Ghost Russian Orthodox Church, Bridgeport, CT, and also to benefit seminarians from the Diocese of New England. The book is titled Pilgrimage to Pascha: A Daily Devotional for Great Lent, and it is available for purchase online 
Pilgrimage to Pascha is a republication of a book that Fr. Steven originally co-authored and edited. It was first printed as a booklet for spiritual nourishment in Great Lent and later was published as A Journey through Great Lent, but it has been out of print for many years. M. Deborah Belonick has copy edited and updated the original text, including an epilogue that recounts a conversation with Fr. Steven during his last days in hospice. 
All royalties from the republication will be directed to and placed in the seminarian fund of the Diocese of New England, which has been renamed the “Father Steven Belonick Scholarship Fund.” Proceeds from the book will benefit any student at a seminary of the Orthodox Church in America who is on the ordination track with the intention of becoming a parish priest. Memory Eternal to Fr. Steven, and let us ask our Lord Jesus Christ to bless our seminarians and thereby increase the number of “laborers for His harvest” (Luke 10:2) who will serve as parish priests. Again, you may order the newly released book online, or you may call the Ancient Faith Publishing number to ask for your copy: 1–800–967–7377.

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