Diocese of New England
Orthodox Church in America
The Most Blessed Tikhon
Diocese of New England, c/o V. Rev. John Kreta, 75 Hospital Hill Rd
Sharon, CT 06069-2010
508-963-9709 (Phone)

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
75 Hospital Hill Road
Sharon, CT 06069-2010
508-963-9709 (Phone)
Alexia Tassmer
Diocesan Secretary
95 South Orchard Street
Wallingford, CT 06492
203-284-0856 (Phone)
Priest Justin Griffing
Diocesan Treasurer
PO Box 1426
Lanesborough, MA 01237-1426
413-358-1480 (Phone)
Archpriest Michael Korolev
PO Box 2843
Springfield, MA 01101-2843
(413) 734-8472 (Phone)

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Diocese Council minutes can be accessed by the drop-down menu found at the upper-right corner of this page.

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
Priest Justin Griffing

Archpriest Mark Korban, Northern Deanery
Archpriest Steven Voytovich, Connecticut Deanery
Archpriest Vasily Lickwar, Boston Deanery

Council Members
Archpriest Michael Korolev, Clergy-at-Large
Priest Mircea Geana, Clergy-at-Large
Subdeacon John Barone, Laity-at-Large
Richard Comshaw, Laity-at-Large
Alexander White, Laity-at-Large
John Kruchok, Laity-at-Large
Claudia Peters, Laity-at-Large
Sdn Nick Medynski, Laity-at-Large

Metropolitan Council Representatives
Priest Patrick Burns, Clergy Representative
Evelyn Kreta, Lay Representative

Director of Communications
Archpriest Joshua Mosher, Editor ONE Newspaper

Archpriest Michael Korolev, Webmaster

Youth Director
Priest Moses Locke

ONE Stewards
Priest Justin Griffing, Director & Financial Secretary

Investment Committee
Robert Popadic, Chair
Priest Justin Griffing
Dn. Paul Nimcheck
Dn. Jordan Vargas
Irene Zavednak

Cemetery Committee/Background checks
David Zavednak

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

Diocesan Consultants to the OCA
Archpriest John Kreta, OCA Evangelization
Archpriest Joshua Mosher, OCA Communications

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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