The Direct Archdiocesan District
The Direct Archdiocesan District based in New York City is composed of the parishes in the greater New York area and northern suburbs and upstate New York, all of Long Island, the western half of Connecticut, and Washington, DC, and the Bahamas. The District is under the direct authority, supervision and pastoral care of the Archbishop, as is also the Vicariate for Palestinian/Jordanian communities in the USA.
The community of Saint Barbara in Orange, Connecticut is a parish under the Direct Archdiocesan District. For more information concerning the events of the D.A.D. please click on the following link:
4th Thursday after Pascha
Commemoration of the Precious Cross that appeared in the sky over Jerusalem in 351 A.D.; St. Cyril, Archbishop of Jerusalem; Akakios the Centurion of Byzantium; Pachomios the New Martyr of Patmos; Repose of St. Nilus, abbot of Sora; Alexis Toth Confessor and Defender of Orthodoxy in America
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Upcoming Events and Services
Adult Greek Language
Brushes and Bordeaux Painting Class
GOYA at Community Dining Room
Κυριακή της Σαμαρείτιδος
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GOYA Fall Retreat
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