The Ordination of Bishop Christodoulos of Theoupolis (Greek)

In the year 2000, on the Feast Day of St. Eustathios (Sept. 20/Oct.3), the Hieromonk Christodoulos was elevated to the dignity of Hierarch. He was ordained at the Holy Monastery of St. Menas in Anthousa, Greece. He was ordained by Metropolitan Pavlos of America, with the blessings of Archbishop Chrysostomos of Athens and All Greece. The ordination took place in the presence of the entire Holy Synod of the Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of Greece. This program is in GREEK.

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...