NEW ROCA WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK ADDRESS
A new ROCA website has been set up at http://ruschurchabroad.livejournal.com/. ROCA is now available on Facebook as well: http://www.facebook.com/groups/ruschurchabroad/
METROPOLITAN AGAFANGEL VISITS BELARUS AND MALIN
The Most Reverend Metropolitan Agafangel visited Belarus November 9-12. Along the way, on November 9, Metropolitan Agafangel along with Hegumen Methodius stopped at the Protection parish in Malin, where they served a moleben to be "Free of those who assail us." Metropolitan Agafangel met with the parish rector Fr. Vasiliy Demchenko.
BAPTISMS AT HOLY ASCENSION ORTHODOX CHURCH, FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA
There were two baptisms at Holy Ascension Orthodox Church Saturday, November 10. In the morning Father Andrew (Frick) baptized convert James Makidon. In the afternoon Father John (Hinton) baptized the infant Lukas Clader. Both James and Luke received their first Holy Communion at the Sunday Liturgy, November 11. Attached is a photo from James' baptism.