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

Ecumenical Dialogues Intensified

At the beginning of September (n.s.) Bartholomew called together a “Synaxis of the Patriarchates and the Autocephalous Church of Cyprus" at the Phanar in order to coordinate their efforts for the First Ecumenistic Council which they plan to convene shortly. At it, they will most certainly have to deal with a conflict with the Patriarchate of Moscow concerning primacy, but also they will proclaim the heresy of Ecumenism with an alleged synodal decision of Ecumenical (or rather Ecumenistic) force. 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...

Ask A Priest

Morning and Evening Prayers

Q. Are the prayers in the blue prayer book [A Prayerbook for Orthodox Christians by the Holy Transfiguration Monastery —ed.] compulsory for everyone? I mean their morning prayers and the service of Small Compline. My confessor gave me a special rule but wasn’t clear about whether this replaced the book prayers or was in addition to them. Read more...