The Diocesan Apostolate For Archives and History

Metropolitan Orestes' Return From Constantinople in 1938 After Being Consecrated as Bishop.

The Diocesan Apostolate for Archives and History, is responsible for the gathering, preserving and archiving of various resources and materials of historic importance to the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA. It is tasked with overseeing the development and growth of the Archival Center located within the Diocesan Chancery in Johnstown, PA and the Heritage Museum which is housed within the Sts.Cyril and Methodius Church at Camp Nazareth in Mercer, PA.

Learn About the History of The Diocese

Watch Videos Below Which Gives An Excellent Overview of the Carpatho-Rusyn Immigration Experience in the Early 20th Century and the Dedication of Christ The Saviour Cathedral .

Special thanks  to Christ the Saviour Cathedral for granting permission to  use the Cathedral Dedication Video and St. Nicholas of Myra Orthodox Church, of NYC  for granting permission to include the Legacy of Faith Video. You may purchase a DVD of  The Legacy of Faith  at  Orthodox Goods.Com.

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