Conferences

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Updated Schedule for the Youth and Family Conference 2019 26 September 2019
Last Chance to Sign up for Family and Youth Conference 2019 25 September 2019
St. Xenia Camp 2019 07 September 2019
Updated Youth and Family Conference Flyer 2019 01 September 2019
The Meeting of the Holy Synod 2019 09 July 2019
Last Weekend: Informal Youth Gathering 09 June 2019
Saint Xenia Camp 2019 10 May 2019
2019 Family and Youth Conference Information and Ticket Link 02 May 2019
St Herman's Youth Conference 2017 02 December 2017
2017 Youth & Family Conference 28 October 2017
Visit of Metropolitan Photios of Demetrias to the US 2017 06 July 2017
Clergy Conference 2017 06 July 2017
Meeting of the Eparchial Synod, June 2017 01 July 2017
Report of the Clergy Synaxis 2016 07 July 2016
Inter-Orthodox Consultation of the Genuine Orthodox Christians in View of the So-Called Great Synod of the Ecumenists 17 June 2016
The Inter-Orthodox Consultation of Genuine Orthodox Christians in Light of the So-Called Great Council of the Ecumenists 27 May 2016
Youth & Family Conference 2014 14 October 2014
Clergy Synaxis: Diocese of Boston 06 November 2013
Clergy Synaxis 2013 01 July 2013
Orthodox Conference Held in Toronto 15 November 2011
A Meeting of the Clergy on the East Coast 19 August 2011
Fall 2010 Session of the Metropolitan Council 14 December 2010
2010 Youth Conference: One Priest’s Perspective 01 November 2010
2009 Conference: Letter from the Executive Secretary of the MC 16 October 2009
2009 Joint Conference a Success 12 October 2009
Letter from the Executive Secretary of the Metropolitan Council 14 February 2008
Two Important Conferences Held 06 November 2007
Inaugural Metropolitan Council Meeting 30 June 2007
First National Metropolis Youth Association Conference 06 June 2005
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

Why do we Call Angels “Saint”?

Q. I noticed that we call the angels Michael and Gabriel "Saint." I thought the title "Saint" was only given to humans who have proven themselves Godly. Do you mind clarifying this for me? Is there a deeper meaning to "Saint" that I am not aware of?

-S.L. Read more...