Metropolitan Demetrius's Name's Day

On Friday October 25/November 7, 2014 His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius of America will preside over Great Vespers (for the All-Night Vigil) at the Holy Ascension Monastery in Bearsville, NY which will begin at 7:30 p.m.

On Saturday, October 26/November 8, 2014 he will preside over Matins and celebrate the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. Markella in Astoria, NY. Matins: 8:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy: 9:30

After the Divine Liturgy a luncheon will be offered in honor of His Eminence's Name‘s Day.

Orthodox Awareness

Ecumenical Dialogues Intensified

At the beginning of September (n.s.) Bartholomew called together a “Synaxis of the Patriarchates and the Autocephalous Church of Cyprus" at the Phanar in order to coordinate their efforts for the First Ecumenistic Council which they plan to convene shortly. At it, they will most certainly have to deal with a conflict with the Patriarchate of Moscow concerning primacy, but also they will proclaim the heresy of Ecumenism with an alleged synodal decision of Ecumenical (or rather Ecumenistic) force. Read more...

Missions

Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Mission, Tucson, Arizona

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...

Ask A Priest

Forty Day Memorial Service

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...