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
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...
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...