Icon of St Nicholas Visits the Monastery of Saint John

On Monday February 2/15, the feast of the Meeting of the Lord into the Temple, the Myrrh-Streaming Icon of Saint Nicholas the Myrrh-streamer of Myra in Lycia, visited the Holy Monastery of Saint John Maximovitch of San Francisco, in Cobleskill, New York. The myrrh streaming from the icon of Saint Nicholas has worked numerous miracles, and many of the miracles can be attested to by faithful of our Holy Metropolis.

It was a blessed day.

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Orthodox Awareness

Bartholomew Prays at Iftar

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.

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"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...

Missions

Saint John of Kronstadt - Bunnell, Florida

St. John of Kronstadt Orthodox Church began as a mission parish in the year 2000, in a home chapel in Palm Coast, FL – a small town on Florida’s northeast coast located between St. Augustine and Daytona Beach. After two years, it became necessary to have services in area community centers, rented for Sundays and other Holy Days. Read more...