The Meeting of the Holy Synod 2019

On Wednesday June 13/26, the Holy Eparchial Synod of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of America, under the presidency of His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius, convened for its annual meeting. All of the Hierarchs were present for the meetings. The holy Hierarchs discussed many matters pertaining to the life of our Church in an orderly, brotherly, and God-fearing fashion, invoking the Holy Spirit to guide, according to the will of God, all of the decisions taken for the good of the Church. The Hierarchs call upon all the faithful to persist in fervent prayer before The Lord for the good of The Church of Christ in North and South America.

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 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...

Youth

2023 Youth Conference

Please join us for the 2023 youth conference in Chicago, IL! To learn more, visit the home page or visit the conference website.

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...