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Orders are now being accepted for the Orthodox Church in America’s 2018 Desk Calendar.  Complimentary copies will be sent to all priests and deacons—assigned, attached and retired—as well as clergy widows prior to the Great Feast of the Nativity.  Additional calendars may be ordered for $20.00 per copy, which includes postage and handling.  To order, send a check payable to the “Orthodox Church in America” to PO Box 675, Syosset, NY 11791.  Payment also may be made by credit card over the phone; please contact our Executive Administrator, Mr. Barry Migyanko, directly at 516-922-0550, x133, or send your telephone number and mailing address in an e-mail to and he will contact you.

The calendar includes ample space for daily notations and memos and a mini-directory of OCA ministries, departments, boards, commissions, diocesan chanceries, and seminaries.  Key liturgical commemorations and significant dates for the year are noted.

Featured in this year’s calendar are brief reflections taken from the writings of the late Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann in anticipation of the 19th All-American Council in July 2018.  The Council theme—“For the Life of the World”—is inspired by Father Alexander’s classic book of the same name.