Photos - Ordinations

Elevation of Deacon Paraskevas Proskos t...
Ordination of Paraskevas Proskos to the ...
Ordination of Joseph Clatterbuck to the ...
Andrew Wales Ordained to the Holy Diacon...
Ordination of Fr. Theologos to the Pries...
Ordination of Jeremy Burrows to the Holy...
George Kouros Ordained to the Holy Diaco...
Metropolitan Demetrius's Enthronement - ...
Enthronement of Bishop Sergios of Portla...
Enthronement of Metropolitan Moses of To...
Ordination of Fr. Matthew
Ordination of Fr. Moses
Ordination of Fr. Kallinikos
Ordination of Fr Moses to the Deaconate
Enthronement of Bishop Demetrius of Bost...
Fr Thomas Elevated to the Rank of Protop...
Fr Thomas Elevated to the Rank of Protop...
Fr Maximus Ordained to the Holy Priestho...
Deacon Nicholas Serigos Ordained to the ...
Deacon Anastasios Hudson Ordained to the...
Anastasios Hudson Ordained to the Holy D...
Fr Maximos Ordained to the Holy Diaconat...
Fr Savvas Ordained to the Holy Priesthoo...
Fr Savvas Tonsured to the Great Schema
Metropolitan Demetrius's Enthronement - ...
 
 
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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...

Ask A Priest

Fasting

Q. There seems to be a lot of variation in how people observe fasting, but my confessor told me to fast from oil on Wednesday and Friday. Oil is a pretty vague category, though, and I was wondering if I could get a more explicit description of what kinds of food and drink are excluded on strict fast days. Read more...