LETTERS From our Church

To the Faithful Flock of the Dioceses
of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
Within the United States of America
1/14 September 2001
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From Metropolitan Vitaly to the Reverend Rectors of the Parishes & Missions of the Diocese of Eastern America & New York

31 August/13 Sepember 2001

Letter of Bishop Gabriel to THE HONORABLE RUDOLPH GIULIANI, MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK in the wake of the evil events of Sept 11, 2001

27 August/ 9 September 2001

PRAYERS AND SERVICES for church and at Home especially applicable to this tragedy

Individual Prayers, for Home or Church

Prayer for our Nation
HTML, PDF, RTF and "Prayer Book Card" Formats

Prayer of Supplication in Time of Any Calamity - From The Euchologion

Another Supplicatory Prayer in Times of Tragedy

Prayer/ RTF

AS SERVED AT THE HOLY VIRGIN CATHEDRAL IN SAN FRANCISCO

"Lord, Bless My Enemies", A Prayer of St. Nikolai of Ochrid

HTML, PDF, RTF and "Prayer Book Card" Formats

Molebens, which may be said at home with slight changes

Service of Supplication for the Pacification of Men's Passions
HTML, PDF, RTF formats

Rite Chanted in Time of Attack by Aliens

HTML, PDF, RTF formats

Service of Supplication After the Terrorist Attack on our Country - PDF format

THIS SERVICE WAS FIRST CELEBRATED IN THE SYNODAL CATHEDRAL OF THE MOTHER OF GOD OF THE SIGN ON THE SUNDAY FOLLOWING THE TERRORIST ATTACK ON NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON DC, 2001.
Also in RTF format

Another Service of Supplication After the Terrorist Attack on our Country - PDF Format

THE ORDER OF THE SERVICE AS SERVED AT THE HOLY VIRGIN CATHEDRAL IN SAN FRANCISCO
Also in RTF Format

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, 11 2001 (. .) . -
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For the Reposed

AKATHIST For the REPOSE of Those Who have FALLEN ASLEEP
In PDF Format
Also in RTF Format

Almsgiving Resources

NY Firefighter's Fund

American Red Cross

Phone: 1-800-GIVE-LIFE
Financial and blood donations
The Red Cross also has advice posted on their website that can help people deal with their feelings brought about by the terrorist attack.

OCA Emergency Relief Appeal

PO Box 675, Syosset, NY 11791
Donations may be made on-line

Archbishop Demetrios Announces the Establishment of September 11 Relief Fund

Afghanistan

Sandy Gall's Afghanistan Appeal
This organization provides help to those children disabled from landmines in Afghanistan. This is an organization supported by The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund...she had greatly supported this cause during her lifetime. It is an especially touching website.

Help the Afghan Children.

This organization focuses relief efforts on the children of Afghanistan. According to this site - One out of four Afghan children dies before the age of five. Over one million Afghan children are orphans. Over 500,000 are disabled. Over 400,000 children are amputees, because of land-mines. This organization provides resources for education, healthcare, vocational training, emergency relief and other relief.

Sep 15 2001 - A Letter to President Bush from Suraya Sadeed

Her foundation, Help the Afghan Children, Inc. has raised medical and food aid worth millions of dollars, which she has personally delivered to the desperately needy inside Afghanistan and to refugees

Other Pastoral Letters

Pastoral Annoucement of Bishop Mercurius regarding the Tragedy of Sep 11, 2001

Letters of Condolence from other Orthodox Hierarchs

Telegram of Patriarch Aleksy of Moscow and All Rus to President George Bush

Telegram of Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk and Kalliningrad to US Secretary of State Colin Powell

Sep 12 2001 - Letter of Metropolitan Volodymyr to President Bush

Sep 12 2001 Letter of Condolence to Secretary of State Colin Powell from Metropolitan Theodosius

Sep 12 2001- Letter of Metropolitan Theodosius to President George Bush


Other Letters

Sep 15 2001 - A Letter to President Bush from Suraya Sadeed
Her foundation, Help the Afghan Children, Inc. has raised medical and food aid worth millions of dollars, which she has personally delivered to the desperately needy inside Afghanistan and to refugees

Law Enforcement

FBI

News

Sep 13 2001 - Friday declared day of mourning in Greece