Church of the Nativity

Old Rite Russian Orthodox

​An Old Rite parish of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR). We are located in Erie, PA.

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Times-News coverage of Bishop Daniel's repose

Erie Times-News Article RE: Bishop Daniel's Repose In case any of you missed it, click the link above to view the article by Dana Massing in today's Erie Times-News regarding Bishop Daniel's repose.

Just a reminder that Bishop Jerome and Bishop George will both be attendance for services tomorrow morning. We hope to have a large number of parishioners in church as we lay our bishop to rest.

Bishop Daniel reposes - UPDATED

Bishop Daniel reposed on Monday morning at approximately 8:45 a.m. Bishop Daniel will be brought to the church at 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday Afternoon. The Third Day Panahida will be served at 3 p.m. Vespers and Matins will be served as previously-scheduled, beginning at 4:30 p.m.

On Wednesday morning, Hours and Liturgy will be held on Wednesday morning at 7:15 a.m. Bishop George and Bishop Jerome plan to attend. A Hierarchal Liturgy will be served.  Please consider attending this historic service. It would truly be an embarrassment if our church was empty during a Hierarchal Liturgy where two bishop came to lay our bishop to rest.

Immediately following the Liturgy (at approximately 9:30), the hierarchal funeral service will be held.

Check out the main article to read Bishop Daniel's obituary.