Στις 2/15 Νοεμβρίου, χειροτονήθηκε ο ευλαβέστατος αναγνώστης, Λεωνίδας Πίττος, υιός του Πατέρα Χρήστου και Πρεσβυτέρα Πίττου, εις τον πρώτο βαθμό της Ιεροσύνης εις Διάκονον.
Ευχόμεθα κάθε ευλογία εις το έργων της διακονίας του και σε ανώτερα! ΠΑΝΤΑ ΑΞΙΟΣ!!
HE IS WORTHY!
On 2/15 November, Leonidas Pittos, son of Fr. Christos and Presvytera Pittos, was ordained to the Diaconate—the first degree of the Priesthood. PANTA AXIOS!
We wish every blessing to him in his ministry!
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...
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church is a beautiful mission parish near downtown Tucson, a city in southern Arizona. It was started in 1997 by Father John Bockman, who was a missionary Priest formerly serving missions in Tennessee and Massachusetts since 1990. Father John served the faithful in Tucson and the surrounding area in his home Chapel until his repose in November of 2000. His wife, Presbytera Valerie, continued to make her home Chapel available for the mission, with clergy from Saint Nectarios Orthodox Church in Seattle and His Eminence, Metropolitan Moses of Toronto (then of Portland), visiting to provide the Divine Services.Read more...
Q. Can you please explain the significance of the forty day memorial service? An Evangelical family asked one of our relatives that question. We said that it’s best to ask a clergy member. Thank you in advance for your response. (We will forward it to them as soon as possible).
-P. & M. G. Read more...