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News: Bishop Jerome and Monk Anthony (Bondi) are retired from ROCOR Western Rite Vicariate duties.
The ROCOR Western Rite Vicariate website has been updated accordingly, at rwrv.org.

Website for the Russian Western Rite Vicariate in the United Kingdom: 
http://westernriteorthodox.weebly.com/

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CANONICAL WESTERN RITES CONFERENCE 2012 (ROCOR)
below: Clergy of the Russian W. Rite Vicariate and guest clerics, in the borrowed Catholic church at Mt. Alvernia.

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For Liturgy photos by Fr. Miller (Aug. 9, 2012) click here.  For photos from 2011, click here.



Below: Pictures of Clergy & Monastics of the Russian Orthodox Church who are blessed to serve in a Western Rite


Families at the RWRV Conference 2012
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above: Some of the children attending the 2012 RWRV Conference, with
Fr. Robert, Fr. David, Metropolitan Hilarion, Bishop Jerome, and others.


                 Domnus James (Deschene)
          Abbot of Christminster (Christ the
        Saviour Monastery), Ontario, Canada



Fr. John Vieages as
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Priest John Vieages
St. Nicholas of Myra Orthodox Church,
Bush, Louisiana

Archimandrite David (Pearce), Dormition
(Mt. Royal), Eastern & Western Rite,
Jacksonville, Florida (stavropegial)
Priest Irenaeus Watson
St. Ambrose of Milan Orthodox Church,
Putnam Valley, New York


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Priest Thomas Cook
St. Edmund the Martyr Orthodox Church,
Nottingham, England

 Priest Joseph Gingrich
St. Mary of Egypt Mission,
Cincinnati, Ohio
Priest George Fuchs
St. Joseph's Orthodox Church
Sarasota, Florida


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Priest Benedict Simpson
St. Nicholas of Myra Orthodox Church,
Acworth, Georgia
Priest Michael Rush  
Our Lady of Walsingham Orthodox Church,  
Allison Park, Pennsylvania   
    Priest Mark Rowe
   
St. Joseph's Orthodox Church,
    Sarasota, Florida




Fr. Anthony Bryant, priest, St. Katherine's
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Priest Anthony Bryant
St. Katherine of Alexandria Orthodox Church,
Pelion, South Carolina
Priest Patrick Lowery,
       Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church,
Northville, Michigan

Priest Peter de Haas
St. Paul the Apostle Orthodox Church,
Kenosha, Wisconsin












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Archimandrite Anthony (Good)
Zion Orthodox Hermitage in Exile,
Watertown, Wisconsin
Subdeacon Peter Ball,
Tasmania


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Priest Benigno Pardo
Church name: is not released at this time.
Houston, Texas
Priest Robert Bower
St. Nectarios Orthodox Church,
South Bend, Indiana

Fr. Deacon Joseph (DelGiorno),
Christminster (Christ the Saviour),
due to be ordained priest Jun 2013


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Fr. Aidan Alvin Kimel
Holy Trinity Orthodox Church,
Roanoke, Virginia

Priest Barry Jefferies
St. Stephen Monastery Mission,
Launceston, Tasmania
Fr. Christopher Wendling-Wayt
Holy Cross Orthodox Church,
Seymour, Indiana



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Monks at Christminster in Ontario,
with our Metropolitan, Hilarion (Kapral)

Fr. Bernard Andracchio, priest
Christ the King Orthodox Church,
Tullytown, Pennsylvania

Dan Brown, subdeacon
Christ the King Orthodox Church,
Tullytown, Pennsylvania


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Fr. Deacon Michael Turk
Christ the King Orthodox Church,
Tullytown, Pennsylvania

Fr. Deacon Andrew Gomez,
Christ the King Orthodox Church,
Tullytown, Pennsylvania

Sister Mary Rachel, (non-clergy)
Christ the King Orthodox Church,
Tullytown, Pennsylvania


Rr. Zachary Winter
               Priest Michael Dunstan, ROCOR
Fr. David and Matushka Patricia


    Reader Zachary Winter
    St. Brigid of Kildare Orthodox Church,
      Starksville, Mississippi
    Fr. Michael (Dunstan),
    St. Brigid of Kildare Orthodox Church,
      Starksville, Mississippi
Fr. David Kinghorn, priest, matushka Patricia
St. Cuthbert's Orthodox Church,
Pawtucket, Rhode Island



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Fr. Deacon David Jackson,
St. Ambrose's, Putnam Valley, New York

Fr. Lev Smith,
St. John Wonderworker, Des Moines, Iowa
Fr. Deacon Maximos Herman
St. John Wonderworker, Des Moines, Iowa
note: Fr. Maximos is now ordained priest.




Priest Richard Reed of the Russian Orthodox Church
              Abroad

Priest Steven Tolbert, RWRV - ROCOR
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Fr. Richard Reed,
Holy Family Orthodox Church,
Woodstock, Virginia

Fr. Steven Tolbert,
St. Brigit of Ireland Orthodox Church,
Claremore, Oklahoma (click to see church)
Fr. Deacon Matthew Floyd,
St. Brigit of Ireland Orthodox Church,
Claremore, Oklahoma (click to see church)




Priest Kentigern McCaffrey, Hanceville, Alabama



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Fr. Kentigern McCaffrey (at back)
St. James of Jerusalem Church,
Hanceville, Alabama

Subdeacon John Pachucki,
Christ the King Orthodox Church,
Tullytown, Pennsylvania
Fr. James Rosselli,
St. Joseph of Arimathea Orthodox Church,
LaPorte, Indiana


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Fr. Peter Guilianotti,
Church name: unknown. 
Location: East Coast.

Hieromonk Aidan (Keller), ER/WR,
on loan to Holy Protection Church,
Austin, Texas (ER-Chicago Diocese)

Fr. Seraphim Stephens, ER/WR,
St. Joseph of Optina Church,
Virginia Beach, Virginia


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Fr. Abbot Thomas Komossa,
Assumption W.R. Orthodox Monastery
Eisbergen-Porta Westfalica, NRW, Germany

Assumption Monastery in Germany
Center: Fr. Placidus Friedrich
Right of center: Fr. Philipp.

Fr. Philipp,
Assumption W.R. Orthodox Monastery
Eisbergen-Porta Westfalica, NRW, Germany


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Fr. Ignatius Lozano
St. Andrew Orthodox Church (W.Rite)
Lockhart, Texas





Metr Hilarion and Bp Jerome Seminarian John Shaw and Novice
              later Metr Hilarion


Metr. Hilarion and Bishop Jerome,
Western Rites Conference, 2012
l.: John Shaw (later Bp. Jerome) as a seminarian,
r.: Gregory Kapral (later Metr. Hilarion) as novice






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To assist the work of the Russian Western Rite Vicariate (RWRV),
established by the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad on May 17, 2011,
contact Metropolitan Hilarion at (212) 534-1601 or met.hilarion@gmail.com.


left: Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York,
First Hierarch, Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia



Also see: Russian Western Rite Vicariate (RWRV)