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The Episcopacy
The Holy Synod is the supreme canonical authority in the Church. It includes, as voting members, all the diocesan bishops of the Church. The Metropolitan is the ex officio Chairman of the Synod. In case of his absence, a Chairman is elected by the diocesan bishops present.

The Holy Synod meets twice annually, in the autumn and in the spring. Special sessions may be called by the Metropolitan on his own initiative, or at the request of at least three diocesan bishops. [Statute of OCA: Article 2 - The Holy Synod]

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Herman acts as the Chair.
His Grace, Bishop Seraphim acts as the Secretary.
The Primate
 
The Most Blessed Herman
Archbishop of Washington and New York
Metropolitan of All America and Canada
Locum-Tenens of the Diocese of the West


New York Residence:
PO Box 675, Syosset, NY 11791-0675

Washington, D.C. Residence:
Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20007

Office: 516-922-0550
Fax: 516-922-0954

Diocese of Washington and New York
Diocese of the West

Consecration Date: February 10, 1973
Elected Primate: July 22, 2002
Nameday: August 9
Biography: Available
 
Diocesan Bishops
 
The Most Reverend Kyrill
Archbishop of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania and the Bulgarian Diocese

Pennsylvania Residence:
PO Box 1769, Cranberry Township, PA 16066-1769
Office / Fax: 724-776-5555

Ohio Residence:
519 Brynhaven Dr., Toledo, OH
Office: 419-693-7871

Diocese of Western Pennsylvania
Bulgarian Diocese

Consecration Date: August 9, 1964
Nameday: May 11
Biography: Not Available
The Most Reverend Dmitri
Archbishop of Dallas and the South
Exarch of Mexico

PO Box 191109
Dallas, TX 75219-1109

Office: 214-522-4149
Fax: 214-526-7170

Diocese of Dallas and the South
Exarchate of Mexico

Consecration Date: June 22, 1969
Nameday: September 21
Biography: Not Available
The Most Reverend Nathaniel
Archbishop of Detroit
and the Romanian Episcopate

PO Box 309
Grass Lake, MI 49240-0309

Office: 517-522-4800
Fax: 517-522-5907

Romanian Episcopate

Consecration Date: November 15, 1980
Nameday: April 22
Biography: Not Available
The Most Reverend Job
Archbishop of Chicago and the Midwest
927-933 N. LaSalle St.
Chicago, IL 60610

Office: 312-202-0420
Fax: 312-202-0427

Diocese of the Midwest

Consecration Date: January 29, 1983
Nameday: October 28
Biography: Not Available
The Right Reverend Seraphim
Bishop of Ottawa and Canada
PO Box 179
Spencerville, ON K0E 1X0

Office: 613-925-5226
Fax: 613-925-1521

Archdiocese of Canada

Consecration Date: June 13, 1987
Nameday: December 4
Biography: Not Available
The Right Reverend Nikolai
Bishop of Sitka, Anchorage and Alaska
PO Box 210569
Anchorage, AK 99521-0569

Office: 907-279-0025
Fax: 907-279-9748

Diocese of Alaska

Consecration Date: April 22, 2001
Nameday: December 6/19
Biography: Available
The Right Reverend Nikon
Bishop of Boston, New England,
and the Albanian Archdiocese

PO Box 149
Southbridge, MA 01550

Office: 508-764-3222

Albanian Archdiocese
Diocese of New England

Consecration Date: May 25, 2002
Nameday: March 23
Biography: Available
The Right Reverend Tikhon
Bishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania
PO Box 130
South Canaan, PA 18459

Office: 570-937-9040

Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania

Consecration Date: February 14, 2004
Nameday: October 9
Biography: Available
 
Auxiliary Bishops
 
The Right Reverend Irineu
Bishop of Dearborn Heights
23300 Davison Ave. W.
Detroit, MI 48223

Office: 517-522-4800

Romanian Episcopate

Consecration Date: November 2, 2002
Nameday: August 23
Biography: Available
The Right Reverend Benjamin
Bishop of Berkeley
701 Park Place
Boulder City, NV 89005

Office: 702-277-1857

Raphael House
1065 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA 94109

Diocese of the West

Consecration Date: May 1, 2004
Nameday: July 31
Biography: Available
The Right Reverend Alejo
Bishop of Mexico City
Irapuato 53 Y Av Rio
Col Penon De Los Ban, Mexico 9, DF

Exarchate of Mexico

Consecration Date: May 28, 2005
Nameday: March 17
Biography: Not Available
 
Retired Bishops
 
The Most Blessed Theodosius
Retired Archbishop of Washington
Metropolitan of All America and Canada

156 Rifgon Dr.
Canonsburg, PA 15317

Consecration Date: May 6, 1967
Elected Primate: October 25, 1977
Nameday: September 9
Biography: Available
The Most Reverend Peter
Former Archbishop of New York and New Jersey
33 Hewitt Ave.
Bronxville, NY 10708

Office: 914-337-6222
Fax: 914-793-3947

Consecration Date: September 12, 1968
Nameday: June 29
Biography: Not Available
The Most Reverend Gregory
Former Bishop of Sitka and Alaska
PO Box 94
Jackson, NJ 08527-0094

Office: 732-928-4225

Consecration Date: May 13, 1973
Nameday: January 25
Biography: Not Available
The Most Reverend Lazar
Former Archbishop of Ottawa
37323 Hawkins Pickle Rd.
Dewdney, BC
Canada V0M1H0

Office: 604-826-9336
Fax: 604-820-9758

Consecration Date: September 28, 1990
Nameday: November 25
Biography: Not Available
The Right Reverend Tikhon
Former Bishop of San Francisco, Los Angeles and the West
649 Robinson St.
Los Angeles, CA 90026

Office: 323-663-4752
Fax: 800-323-6921

Consecration Date: May 30, 1987
Nameday: August 13
Biography: Not Available
The Right Reverend Mark
Former Bishop of Boston
7819 via Grande
Boynton Beach, FL 33437

Home: 561-369-0247

Consecration Date: November 10, 1979
Nameday: January 19
Biography: Not Available
The Right Reverend Varlaam
Former Bishop of Vancouver
37323 Hawkins Pickle Rd.
Dewdney, BC
Canada V0M1H0

Office: 604-826-9336
Fax: 604-820-9758

Consecration Date: April 1, 1994
Nameday: November 6
Biography: Not Available

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