Ordination of Jeremy Burrows to the Holy Diaconate

On Sunday, June 3/16, 2014, the Sunday of All Saints, His Eminence, Metropolitan Moses of Toronto, ordained Jeremy Burrows to the Holy Diaconate in the parish of St. Joseph of Arimathea in Whitevale (Pickering), Ontario, Canada.

Please find pictures from the ordination below.

2014deaconjeremy001
2014deaconjeremy001
2014deaconjeremy002
2014deaconjeremy002
2014deaconjeremy003
2014deaconjeremy003
2014deaconjeremy004
2014deaconjeremy004
2014deaconjeremy005
2014deaconjeremy005
2014deaconjeremy006
2014deaconjeremy006
2014deaconjeremy007
2014deaconjeremy007
2014deaconjeremy008
2014deaconjeremy008
2014deaconjeremy009
2014deaconjeremy009
2014deaconjeremy010
2014deaconjeremy010
2014deaconjeremy011
2014deaconjeremy011
2014deaconjeremy012
2014deaconjeremy012
2014deaconjeremy013
2014deaconjeremy013
2014deaconjeremy014
2014deaconjeremy014
2014deaconjeremy015
2014deaconjeremy015
2014deaconjeremy016
2014deaconjeremy016
2014deaconjeremy017
2014deaconjeremy017
2014deaconjeremy018
2014deaconjeremy018
2014deaconjeremy019
2014deaconjeremy019
2014deaconjeremy020
2014deaconjeremy020
2014deaconjeremy021
2014deaconjeremy021
2014deaconjeremy022
2014deaconjeremy022
2014deaconjeremy023
2014deaconjeremy023
2014deaconjeremy024
2014deaconjeremy024
2014deaconjeremy025
2014deaconjeremy025
Orthodox Awareness

A Brief History

In the early 20th century, the idea of promoting the union of Churches (Orthodox and heterodox) began to gain ground among circles in the Eastern Orthodox Church by establishing a "Communion of Churches" modeled on the League of Nations.

The Patriarchal Encyclical of 1920 foresaw a series of steps toward the “union of the Churches,” of which the first was the change of the calendar for the simultaneous celebration of feast days by all the “Churches.” The content of the encyclical was kept secret from the faithful and only after a few years became known. Read more...

Missions

Saint Matthew the Evangelist, Jonesboro, Arkansas

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...

Ask A Priest

Is the GOC Insular?

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...