Miscellaneous

Arena Book Club Invitation 07 March 2013
Parish Directory Significantly Updated 17 December 2012
Election of New Abbot 25 October 2012
Visit of Archbishop Kallinikos to North America 25 September 2012
Recent Decision of the Holy Synod 22 September 2012
Holy Three Hierarchs Theological Institute Announces the Start of Its Residential Seminary Program 26 May 2012
Holy Three Hierarchs Orthodox Theological Institute Now Enrolling for Spring 2012 Trimester 06 February 2012
Trip to Atlanta Area to Serve Orthodox Families 20 January 2012
Οἱ τελευταίες ἐπί γῆς ἡμέρες τοῦ Μακαριστοῦ Ἀρχιεπισκόπου Ἀθηνῶν κυροῦ Χρυσοστόμου Β' 13 October 2011
His Beatitude, Archbishop Kallinikos of Athens and All Greece, to Visit New York and Other Cities in the U.S. and Canada 25 September 2011
Feast of Saint Markella 2011 19 August 2011
The Joining of Bishops 22 June 2011
Decisions of the Holy Synod June 3, 2011 21 June 2011
Two New Bishops Join American Eparchial Synod 04 May 2011
Church of Greece Website Redesigned 08 December 2010
Archbishop Kallinikos of Athens and All Greece 06 October 2010
The New Archbishop of Athens: Kallinikos of Achaia 06 October 2010
The Last Days upon the Earth of His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Athens 28 September 2010
His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II Reposes in the Lord 20 September 2010
Εξεδήμησεν εις Κύριον ὁ Μακαριστός Ἀρχιεπίσκοπος τῶν Γ.Ο.Χ. κυρός Χρυσόστομος Β΄ 20 September 2010
Biography of His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II 20 September 2010
Owner of domain goc.org 09 September 2010
Site Navigation Restructured 24 August 2010
Announcement Concerning the Situation in Australia 09 July 2010
The G.O.C. and the “Autocephalous” of Australia 06 July 2010
Letter of Thanks to the Holy Metropolis of the Genuine Greek Orthodox Church of America 29 April 2010
Mother Efrosyne's Visit to the US 21 April 2010
Pastoral Visit to Tennessee 18 April 2010
New Videos Added 16 April 2010
Archive of the Voice of Orthodoxy Released 17 February 2010
Abbess Efrosyne to Visit US 08 February 2010
Theophany - Epiphany 01 December 2009
Holy Metropolis GOC Releases Site Redesign 10 August 2009
Byzantine Music Program begun at Dormition of the Theotokos Parish in Clearwater, FL 14 March 2009
Greek Orthodox Epiphany (Theophany) 13 January 2009
Winners of St Demetrios Project Announced 15 December 2008
Visit of Bishops to Holy Transfiguration Monastery 03 December 2008
English sermons return 13 May 2008
Despina Avgoustis Named National Director of Education 18 March 2008
The Return of Greek Orthodox Christian TV 13 March 2008
Deacon John Somers Received 02 March 2008
Theophany at South Street Seaport 31 December 2007
Two Simultaneous Homeless Programs 21 November 2007
Photo galleries uploaded 02 November 2007
Father Ambrosios from Holy Fathers Monastery in Chios Visits 06 February 2007
Wall Icons Installed 14 June 2005
Met Pavlos' Trip to Greece 18 September 2005
Metropolitan Pavlos concludes 6-week trip to Greece 18 September 2005
The Return of Metropolitan Pavlos 13 July 2006
Metropolitan Pavlos Hospitalized 01 March 2006
Orthodox Awareness

A Brief History

In the early 20th century, the idea of promoting the union of Churches (Orthodox and heterodox) began to gain ground among circles in the Eastern Orthodox Church by establishing a "Communion of Churches" modeled on the League of Nations.

The Patriarchal Encyclical of 1920 foresaw a series of steps toward the “union of the Churches,” of which the first was the change of the calendar for the simultaneous celebration of feast days by all the “Churches.” The content of the encyclical was kept secret from the faithful and only after a few years became known. Read more...

Missions

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...

Youth

Registration is now open for the 2017 St Xenia Camp. Please visit the St Xenia Camp website for more information and registration.

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The Family Youth Conference will be held Friday, October 20 - Sunday, October 22 at The Dormition of the Theotokos Orthodox Church in Concord, NH.

Registration | Flyer

Ask A Priest

Why do we Call Angels “Saint”?

Q. I noticed that we call the angels Michael and Gabriel "Saint." I thought the title "Saint" was only given to humans who have proven themselves Godly. Do you mind clarifying this for me? Is there a deeper meaning to "Saint" that I am not aware of?

-S.L. Read more...