Hierarchical Visit to Massachusetts for MidPentecost

On Wednesday May 1/14, 2014 His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius of America accompanied by Metropolitans Gerontios of Piraeus, Chrysostomos of Attica, Moses of Toronto, Bishops Iosif of Botoşani Iosif of Botoşani and Dionisie of Galaţi and other area clergymen, visited the church of the Holy Protection, Roslindale MA for the feast of Mid-Pentecost. In continuation they also visited the Cathedral of St. Mark of Ephesus in Westwood, MA.

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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

Report and photos from the 2017 Youth & Family Conference

Ask A Priest

Morning and Evening Prayers

Q. Are the prayers in the blue prayer book [A Prayerbook for Orthodox Christians by the Holy Transfiguration Monastery —ed.] compulsory for everyone? I mean their morning prayers and the service of Small Compline. My confessor gave me a special rule but wasn’t clear about whether this replaced the book prayers or was in addition to them. Read more...