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The Albanian Archdiocese of the Orthodox Church in America is one of the three ethnic dioceses within the OCA. Its origin is traced back to the start of the autocephalous Church of Albania as both had a common beginning in the United States in the early twentieth century.

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The Albanian Archdiocese of the Orthodox Church in America is one of the three ethnic dioceses within the OCA. ...
The Albanian Archdiocese consists of 11 parishes across the United States. ...
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The Archdiocesan Chancery is located at 523 East Broadway, South Boston, Massachusetts. ...

BROWN, Cynthia (Vasil) Of Sherborn, MA, died peacefully on Saturday, April 30th after a long courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her beloved husband John. She is also survived by her sisters, Karen Carolan of Colorado Springs, CO and Nancy Vasil and her spouse Barbara Donnellan of Mashpee, MA. Stepmother to Scott Brown of Hyde Park, MA, Derek Brown and his wife Lisa of Marlborough, MA and former daughter-in-law, Amy Brown of Sudbury, MA. Loving Nana to Griffin, Teagan, Sydney and Braeden Brown. Cindy was a lifetime member of the Albanian Orthodox Church. The church was very special to Cindy. She was the choir director of St John the Baptist Albanian Church in South Boston, MA. She was also active in the Albanian Archdiocese serving as comptroller for over 20 years and served as the first and only Woman Lay Chair of the Archdiocese. Cindy's grandchildren were very special to her, she loved them dearly and was proud of all their academic and athletic accomplishments. She took great joy in attending all their sporting events. As people would often say, Cindy was the glue that kept the families together. She was the bright star in the lives of everyone she touched. Visiting Hours will be held at John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street, NATICK, MA on Thursday, May 5th from 10:00AM to 12:00PM. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in Cindy's honor may be made to: The Annunciation Orthodox Church in Natick, MA or Albanian Archdiocese Student Fund. For guestbook, see John Everett & Sons Natick (508)-653-4342.

Annual Assembly 2022


The Annual Assembly is the supreme legislative and administrative authority in all secular matters of the Archdiocese. It is composed of the Bishop, the clergy of the Archdiocese, and lay delegates representing each parish within the jurisdiction of the Albanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America.

The Annual Assembly of the Albanian Orthodox Church in America will be hosted next year by St. Nicholas Albanian Orthodox Church in Queens, NY in September.

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Current fundraising project of the Archdiocese.

The restoration of the Church of the Life-Giving Spring (Burimi Jetëdhënës) in Korce, Albania.

Please support this worthy cause!

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Albanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America

Kryepeshkopata Orthodhokse Shqiptare në Amerikës

523 East Broadway

South Boston, Massachusetts 02127