(G) The Funeral of Metropolitan Petros of Astoria

Metropolitan Petros of Astoria reposed on January 22, 1997 in Astoria, NY. He was born in Chios, Greece on September 1, 1915. His funeral began at the Cathedral of St Markella in Astoria (which he founded in 1954) and was completed at the Monastery of St Minas in Anthousa, Greece. He is buried at the Monastery of St Minas.

Orthodox Awareness

The Problem of Conservative New Calendarism

A talk delivered by Fr. Maximus (Marretta) to the Inter-Orthodox Conference "Orthodoxy and Modern Ecumenism," University of Chicago, March 5/18, 2007. Read more...


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...

Ask A Priest

Why do we Call Angels “Saint”?

Q. I noticed that we call the angels Michael and Gabriel "Saint." I thought the title "Saint" was only given to humans who have proven themselves Godly. Do you mind clarifying this for me? Is there a deeper meaning to "Saint" that I am not aware of?

-S.L.