On Sunday, March 20th NS, the Sunday of Orthodoxy, His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius of America, served in Astoria at the Cathedral of St. Markella. Together with Metropolitan Pavlos (emeritus), Protopresbyter Theodore Giannakopoulos, Archpriest Victor Dobrov, Hieromonk Agathangelus, and Hierodeacon Luke, Fr. Agathangelus was elevated to the rank of Archimandrite and appointed chancellor of the Metropolis of America by His Eminence.
Refutation of an “Encyclical Sermon” by a Hierarch of the New Calendar Orthodox Church of Greece and a Wily Denigrator of Anti-Ecumenists and “Old Calendarists” Who Have Walled Themselves Off From His Church
by His Grace, Bishop Clement of Gardikion, Secretary of the Holy Synod
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Tucson, AZ, is a beautiful mission parish near downtown Tucson, a city in southern Arizona. It was started in 1997 by Father John Bockman, who was a missionary priest formerly serving missions in Tennessee and Massachusetts since 1990. Read more...
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...