Atlanta, Georgia (St Theophan the Recluse Mission Parish)
Friday, June 2
Albany, Georgia (Holy Trinity Church and St Clement Hermitage)
Saturday, June 3 - Wednesday, June 7
Independence, Ohio (All Saints Church)
Saturday, June 10 - Sunday, June 11
Astoria, NYC (St Markella Cathedral)
Saturday, June 17 - Sunday, June 18
Astoria, NYC (St Markella Cathedral, Visit of Metropolitan Photios)
Saturday, June 24 - Sunday, June 25
Iftar, refers to the evening meal when Muslims break their fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Iftar is one of the religious observances of Ramadan and is often done as a community, with people gathering to break their fast together. Iftar is done right after sunset.
We report the following unchanged as it was published:
"The leaders of the Armenian, Roman, Jewish and Syrian communities of Turkey sat around the fasting Iftar dinner in the Beyoglu district of Istanbul." Read more...
Jonesboro is a town located near the Eastern border of Arkansas, with a population of approximately 60,000. From a human standpoint, it’s not the most likely candidate for a traditional Orthodox mission, but for an Orthodox Christian who orders his priorities around Christ and His Church, it makes perfect sense. Read more...
Q. In considering becoming part of the GOC in America, I am getting warnings from various circles that the attitude of GOC people is that of being “walled off,” “arrogant,” “judgmental,” and “in your face” toward those not in the Genuine Orthodox Church, with accusations such as “World Orthodox” priests are “not even Christians” and the like. Could you give me your personal, realistic assessment of this dynamic and possibly refer me to an official statement on how GOC members should and do relate to and communicate with those in “World Orthodoxy”? Read more...