Photos - Ordinations

Ordination of His Grace Bishop Maximus o...
Ordination of Deacon Evvagelos to the Pr...
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 - ...
Ordination of Monk Demetrius to the Diac...
Ordination of Peter Gilstrap to the Diac...
Ordination of Hierodeacon Joachim to the...
 
 
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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

Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Mission, Tucson, Arizona

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...

Ask A Priest

Morning and Evening Prayers

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...