List of the dioceses of the Orthodox Church in America

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In the Orthodox Church in America (OCA), the Diocese is the basic church body that comprises all the parishes of a determined geographical area. It is governed by the Diocesan Bishop, with the assistance of a Diocesan Assembly and a Diocesan Council. The OCA is currently composed of twelve geographic and three ethnic dioceses. The boundaries of the ethnic dioceses overlap those of certain geographic ones. These dioceses are the result of smaller ethnic jurisdictions joining the OCA at some point in its history, usually after having broken from other bodies.

The Stavropegial Institutions are churches, monastic communities, and theological schools that are under the jurisdiction of the OCA's primate, currently Metropolitan Tikhon (Mollard).

Diocese Bishop Territory Chancery
Diocese of Alaska (OCA-AK) Bishop David (Mahey) Alaska Anchorage, AK
Albanian Archdiocese (OCA-AL) Archbishop Nikon (Liolin) California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania South Boston, MA
Bulgarian Diocese (OCA-BU) Bishop Alexander (Golitzin) California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Ohio, Ontario, Washington, D.C. Toledo, OH
Archdiocese of Canada (OCA-CA) Archbishop Irénée (Rochon) Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan Spencerville, Ontario
Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania (OCA-EP) Archbishop Mark (Maymon) Delaware, Pennsylvania South Canaan, PA
Diocese of Mexico (OCA-MX) Archbishop Alejo (Pacheco y Vera) Chiapas, Jalisco, Mexico City, Mexico, Veracruz México D.F.
Diocese of the Midwest (OCA-MW) Bishop Paul (Gassios) Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin Chicago, IL
Diocese of New England (OCA-NE) Archbishop Nikon (Liolin) Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont Southbridge, MA
Diocese of New York and New Jersey (OCA-NY) Archbishop Michael (Dahulich) New Jersey, New York Syosset, NY
Romanian Episcopate (OCA-RO) Archbishop Nathaniel (Popp) Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Rhode Island, Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington Jackson, MI
Diocese of the South (OCA-SO) Bishop Alexander (Golitzin) (adm.) Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia Dallas, TX
Archdiocese of Washington (OCA-WA) Metropolitan Tikhon (Mollard) Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.
Diocese of the West (OCA-WE) Archbishop Benjamin (Peterson), Bishop Daniel (Brum) Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington Los Angeles, CA
Archdiocese of Western Pennsylvania (OCA-WP) Archbishop Melchisidek (Pleska) Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia Cranberry Township, PA
Parishes in Australia (OCA-AU) Metropolitan Tikhon (Mollard) New South Wales, Queensland Syosset, NY
Stavropegial Institutions (OCA-ST) Metropolitan Tikhon (Mollard) New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania Syosset, NY