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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Orthodox Awareness

Bartholomew Prays at Iftar

Iftar, refers to the evening meal when Muslims break their fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Iftar is one of the religious observances of Ramadan and is often done as a community, with people gathering to break their fast together. Iftar is done right after sunset.

We report the following unchanged as it was published:

"The leaders of the Armenian, Roman, Jewish and Syrian communities of Turkey sat around the fasting Iftar dinner in the Beyoglu district of Istanbul." 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

Two-Headed Snake Cane?

Q. Can you tell me what the two-headed snake cane the Greek Bishop is walking with represents? What does it mean?
-V.T. Read more...