Photos - Missionary Activity

Photos from the missionary work of our Church in America.

Visit to Haiti January 2020
Two New Missions Established in Cuba
Visit of Metropolitan Demetrius to Guate...
Liturgy at St. John of Kronstadt Mission...
Liturgy at St. Polycarp of Smyrna House ...
St Matthew the Evangelist Inaugural Litu...
Nativity of the Holy Theotokos Inaugural...
Holy Mother of God Inaugural Liturgy
St Mark the Evangelist Inaugural Liturgy...
St Matthew the Evangelist Ground Blessin...
St Gregory Palamas, Kentucky
Visit of Metropolitan Demetrius to Cuba ...
December 2019 Visit to Cuba
 
 
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Missions

Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Mission, Tucson, Arizona

Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church 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. Father John served the faithful in Tucson and the surrounding area in his home Chapel until his repose in November of 2000. His wife, Presbytera Valerie, continued to make her home Chapel available for the mission, with clergy from Saint Nectarios Orthodox Church in Seattle and His Eminence, Metropolitan Moses of Toronto (then of Portland), visiting to provide the Divine Services.

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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...