Monastery Schedule for Holy Week & Pascha 2020

HOLY WEEK AND PASCHA 2020 MONASTERY SCHEDULE

Live-stream services can now be viewed on our Orthodox Tradition site.  Here you can listen to live services as well as view videos covering a variety of subjects including sermons from His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius of America.

Although you are unable to physically join us, you will be able to view all the times of our services so you can join us in spirit.

 

 

Link to the schedule for Holy Week at Saint John’s Monastery:
https://www.saintjohnsmonastery.org/holy-week-and-pascha-2020/

Link to the Orthodox Tradition Site:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpYlPAi6ozjXYrTAZF0_0Aw

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

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...

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...