On Friday, July 25, 2014 the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church under the chairmanship of His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill made a decision to transfer His Eminence, Archbishop Justinian to Russia, appointing him to be the ruling Bishop of the Eparchy of Elista and Kalmykia.
The Holy Synod elected Rev. Hieromonk John (Roschin) to be the new Administrator of the Patriatchal Parishes in the United States after being ordained a bishop with the title of “Naro-Fominsk”.
Rev. Hieromonk John (Roschin) who was elected to become our new Bishop