On the weekend of September 22-25 (October 5-8 n.s.) the Third Annual Youth Conference was held at the Church of the Holy Dormition in Clearwater, Florida. It was well-attended and provided the youth of the Metropolis the chance to see one another in person and fellowship.
On the weekend of October 13-15 (October 26-28 n.s.) the second preparatory Metropolitan Council Meeting was held at the parish of Sts. Nectarios and George in Detroit, Michigan. The purpose of this meeting was to continue to discuss and finalize the documents that will guide this advisory body in its task of providing the Metropolis with a council consisting of laity and clergy from all parishes, as envisioned in the Constitution ratified in 2004.
The “Father of Fathers, the Thirteenth Apostle and the Judge of the World (as his pheme states), Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, Theodore sent a message to the Muslims of Egypt upon the feast of Ramadan. It is as follows:
“The most sacred month of the Islamic calendar, the chief month of personal worship and great awareness of the Divine for every faithful Muslim ends today with the festive, joyous season of Eid al-Fitr. Read more...
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Tucson, AZ, 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. Read more...
Registration is now open for the 2017 St Xenia Camp. Please visit the St Xenia Camp website for more information and registration.
The Family Youth Conference will be held Friday, October 20 - Sunday, October 22 at The Dormition of the Theotokos Orthodox Church in Concord, NH.