Announcements

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Announcement of the Decisions of the Holy Eparchial Synod: May 30/June 12 2015 18 June 2015
Eparchial Synod Meeting and Concelebration, June 2015 18 June 2015
His Grace Bishop Auxentios of Etna and Portland 23 January 2015
Communiqué Regarding the Meeting between the Pope and the Patriarch in Jerusalem 26 June 2014
A Necessary Clarification 27 March 2014
Announcement Concerning the Union of the Synod in Resistance with the Church of the GOC 19 March 2014
Announcement of the Decisions of the Holy Synod: Feb 6/19 2014 25 February 2014
The Election of the New Metropolitan of America 21 February 2014
Announcement of the Decisions of the Holy Eparchial Synod: Dec 31 2013/Jan 13 2014 17 January 2014
Announcement of the Decisions of the Holy Eparchial Synod: Dec 19 2013/Jan 1 2014 13 January 2014
Announcement of the Decisions of the Holy Synod: Nov 6/19 2013 25 November 2013
Announcement of the Decisions of the Holy Synod: Oct. 10/23 2013 25 November 2013
First Synod Meeting of the Ecclesiastical Year 26 September 2013
Communiqué on Organ Transplantation and Donation 26 August 2013
An Epistle Regarding Christian Education in the Home and the Living Water Web Site 13 August 2013
Announcement to the Public 12 December 2012
Encyclical of the Holy Eparchial Synod in America Regarding the Theological Institute 15 October 2011
Protocol Number 719‏ 24 October 2003
Announcement of Decisions of the Holy Synod of the Church of the G.O.C. of Greece Which Pertain to the Church in America 26 January 2014
Announcement of the Decisions of the Synodal Courts 01 December 2001
Orthodox Awareness

Bartholomew Prays at Iftar

Iftar, refers to the evening meal when Muslims break their fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Iftar is one of the religious observances of Ramadan and is often done as a community, with people gathering to break their fast together. Iftar is done right after sunset.

We report the following unchanged as it was published:

"The leaders of the Armenian, Roman, Jewish and Syrian communities of Turkey sat around the fasting Iftar dinner in the Beyoglu district of Istanbul." Read more...

Missions

Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Mission, Tucson, Arizona

Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Tucson, AZ, 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. Read more...

Youth

Report and photos from the 2017 Youth & Family Conference

Ask A Priest

Fasting

Q. There seems to be a lot of variation in how people observe fasting, but my confessor told me to fast from oil on Wednesday and Friday. Oil is a pretty vague category, though, and I was wondering if I could get a more explicit description of what kinds of food and drink are excluded on strict fast days. Read more...