Metropolitan Demetrius Presides at Holy Thursday Matins in Greece

His Eminence was invited to preside at the Church of The Holy Trinity, at Rodopoli, Attika, by the local Hierarch, Metropolitan Chrysostomos, for the Matins service of Holy Thursday.

This was an honor for our Metropolitan because this is the Church that Fr John Floros served for many years. Fr John was the holy priest who served the famous vigil service of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in 1925 on Mount Hymettos, where the cross appeared in the sky above the Church of St John the Theologian, in the presence of 2000 people.

A photo gallery of the service is available here (link will take you off of our site):

Orthodox Awareness

The Reading is from the (False) Prophecy of Paisios

In the August 6, 2009 edition of the newspaper «Ελεύθερη Ώρα» (Free Time), the following article was published with the title “Grapsas, Paisios and the Prophecy!”:

“There was another prophecy for General Grapsas and they feared it.

For some time now the prophecy of Elder Paisios is circulating. Certainly, while the prophecy is one thing, reality is something else, but somewhere there is an extreme. Read more...


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...

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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.