Maslinetsa

Maslinetsais celebrated during the last week before Great Lent that is the eighth week before Eastern Orthodox Pascha (Easter).
This page will provide the date and time for the Maslinetsa Celebration in Cossack communities. Please often check as this page as it will be constantly updated with new information.

Kuban Cossack Viosko Abroad
February 8th, 2015 at 1:00PM
Address: Cossack Hall, 57 East Third Street Howell, New Jersey 07731

Stanitsa Nikolskaya
February 22nd, 2015 Divine Liturgy 10:00

Stanitsa Nikolskaya Held Memorial Service For Victims Of Cossack Genocide

January 25th 2015, the Cossacks of Stanitsa Nikolskaya gathered together to pray for all Cossacks who became victims during the Cossack Genocide. The memorial service was attended by the Vice Ataman of the Cossack Congress in America for the territory of the United States of America Alexey Bocharnikov.

Territory of the Don Cossacks Edward Clarke

Appearance of the Don Cossacks at Kasankaia.—House of the Ataman.—Ideal Dangers of the Country.—Voyage by Water.— Amusements and Dances of the People.—Departure.—Steppes.— River Lazovai.— Visit to a Camp of Calmuks.—Of their brandy distilled from Mare's Milk.—Personal Appearance of Calmucke.— Arts, Armour, and Weapons.— Recreations and Condition of Life.

Holy Epiphany

The Cossack Congress in America congratulates everyone with Holy Epiphany!

Nativity Celebration in Montreal, Canada

Vice Ataman of the Cossack Congress in America for the territory of the United States attended Christmas Celebration in New York

On January 16th, 2015 Vice Ataman of the Cossack Congress in America for the territory of the United States Alexey Bocharnikov attended Celebration of Nativity in the New York Russian General Consulate. Vice Ataman Alexey had explained the current works of the Cossack Congress in America to His Eminence Hilarion Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad and to His Grace John Bishop of Naro-Fominsk Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA.

From Woronetz to the Country Don Edward Clarke

Present state of Woronetz.- Climate and productions.--Garden of Peter the Great.—Inundation and Product of the Rivers.—In crease of Buildings.—Arsenal.——Commerce, internal and exter nal. Wine of the Don.—Change ot Manners, and of Features. —Neglect of Drowned Persons.-'1‘umuli.—Malo-Russians.— Plains South of Woronetz —Celo Usman .—-Podulok Moscow skoy,-—-Mojocks, Ekortzy, and Iestakovo.—Eocova. Sloboda.— Pau lovskoy.—Plants.——Animals.—Trade.—Rash conduct of a. yo u Peasant.--Kazinskoy Ohutor.-Nizney Momon.—Dobrinka.— Metscha.— Kasankaia, first Stanitza, of the Don Cossacks.

Stanitsa Nikolskaya Christmas Celebration

On January 11th, 2015 the Cossacks of Stanitsa Nikolskaya, guests from neighboring Stanitsas, and parishioners of Saint Nicholas Church participated in the Celebration of Christmas with friends and family. After the conclusion of divine liturgy all gathered around the holy relics of Saint Cosmas and Saint Damion for the reading of the Akathist. The parish welcomed a new icon of Saint Cosmas and Damion, and the celebration continued for many hours in the church hall at the tables with Cossack songs and interesting topics of discussions.