Reception of Fr Job Clark

At the Holy Monastery of St. John of San Francisco in Cobleskill, NY on Friday night, September 23/Oct 6, 2017, through Saturday morning while celebrating an all-night vigil followed by a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius of America, graciously received Fr. Job Clark of Kentucky into the Church of Christ and the Holy Synod of the GOC of America in the presence of God and in the multitude of the Saints and Angels.

"As it seemed good unto the Lord so hath it come to pass, blessed be the name of the Lord"

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Orthodox Awareness

The Message of Patriarch Theodore of Alexandra Upon the Feast of Ramadan

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...

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...

Youth

Report and photos from the 2017 Youth & Family Conference

Ask A Priest

Fasting

Q. There seems to be a lot of variation in how people observe fasting, but my confessor told me to fast from oil on Wednesday and Friday. Oil is a pretty vague category, though, and I was wondering if I could get a more explicit description of what kinds of food and drink are excluded on strict fast days. Read more...