Upcoming Events

Feast of St. Demetrius, Presided Over by H.E. Met. Demetrius

The Feast of the Holy Great Martyr Demetrius

This year, His Eminence will be celebrating the feast of the Holy Great Martyr Demetrius at the monastery in Cobleskill.

Vigil service starts at 6:30 pm with Divine Liturgy in the morning at 8:30 am.

Back from the Holy Land

His Eminence will be returning from the Holy Land to his monastery on November 5th.

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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 John of Kronstadt - Bunnell, Florida

St. John of Kronstadt Orthodox Church began as a mission parish in the year 2000, in a home chapel in Palm Coast, FL – a small town on Florida’s northeast coast located between St. Augustine and Daytona Beach. After two years, it became necessary to have services in area community centers, rented for Sundays and other Holy Days. Read more...