Ἡ λιτανευτικὴ πομπὴ εἰς τὸ Κεντρικὸν Λιμάνι τοῦ Πειραιῶς, ἡ τελετὴ Θεοφανείων, καὶ ἡ κατάδυσις τοῦ Τιμίου Σταυροῦ, κατά τὸ Πάτριον Ἑορτολόγιον, προεξάρχοντος τοῦ Ἀρχιεπισκόπου Ἀθηνῶν κ.κ. Καλλινίκου.
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...
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.Read more...
2022 Youth and Family Conference
The 2022 Metropolis Youth and Family Conference was held for the first time in over a decade at the Dormition of the Theotokos parish in Clearwater, Florida. The theme of this year’s conference was “Orthodox Building Blocks: The Restoration of an Orthodox Way of Life”. The conference was attended by over 250 faithful... [Read more...]