Orthodoxy

Title Created Date
ROCOR and GOC (Audio) 27 August 2023
The Athos Diet (Book) 20 March 2021
Let Me Die, God! 29 January 2021
Timely Lessons from the Life of St. Mary of Egypt 07 April 2020
Monastery of St John of San Francisco Store 29 December 2018
Homily on St. John the New Almsgiver and Wonder-Worker 04 May 2018
Let Us Pass from Death unto Eternal Life 20 April 2018
Count us Worthy O Lord to Partake in Thy Sufferings 05 April 2018
Sermon of Metropolitan Demetrius on the Feast of St. Nectarios 2017 30 November 2017
Sermon on the Prodigal Son - Metropolitan Demetrius 10 March 2016
Archbishop Chrysostomos II Encyclical June 2002 11 July 2012
The Fasts of the Orthodox Church 02 October 2014
Pascha Before Pascha for the Church of the G.O.C. 22 September 2014
A Sermon on the Feast of the Nativity of Christ 2013 10 January 2014
The Evil Eye 29 November 2011
Behold I approach Divine Communion 11 October 2011
Ἰδοῦ βαδίζω πρός Θεία Κοινωνίαν 11 October 2011
Relating to Non-Orthodox Family as a True Test of Orthodoxy 05 July 2011
The Office of Archbishop 18 March 2011
Constantine's Sword and the Age of Skepticism 18 April 2008
The Introduction to "Essentials of New Testament Greek" 16 August 2007
Romiosini Journal 14 April 2007
On Cloning 09 November 2006
Chios and the Roman Empire 09 November 2006
A Proclamation on Ecclesiology 27 October 2006
Kataggelia - Anaphora 10 August 2006
Bishop Petros of Astoria (English) 17 July 2006
Bishop Petros of Astoria (Greek) 15 July 2006
Orthodox Awareness

Why Do We Follow the Old Orthodox Calendar?

Why do we follow the Old Orthodox Calendar?

a Because based on it, the First Ecumenical Council established the Paschal Canon and appointed that the feast of Holy Pascha may fall anywhere from March 22nd until April 25th, while with the New (Papal) Calendar it can fall as late at May 8th.

b The Gregorian (Papal) Calendar has been condemned by three Pan-Orthodox Councils under Patriarch Jeremiah Tranos (1583, 1587, 1589) 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

2023 Youth Conference

Please join us for the 2023 youth conference in Chicago, IL! To learn more, visit the home page or visit the conference website.

Ask A Priest

Is the GOC Insular?

Q. In considering becoming part of the GOC in America, I am getting warnings from various circles that the attitude of GOC people is that of being “walled off,” “arrogant,” “judgmental,” and “in your face” toward those not in the Genuine Orthodox Church, with accusations such as “World Orthodox” priests are “not even Christians” and the like. Could you give me your personal, realistic assessment of this dynamic and possibly refer me to an official statement on how GOC members should and do relate to and communicate with those in “World Orthodoxy”? Read more...