View Saint John’s Monastery Services Live

Live streaming is now available on our Orthodox Tradition YouTube channel. Videos not only include the live streaming of services but messages given by his Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius, and also chanting selections and videos on our Christian faith.

Visit the Orthodox Tradition YouTube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/OrthodoxTradition

View the Live Streaming Schedule:
https://www.saintjohnsmonastery.org/live-streaming-services-schedule

A Brief Description About the Orthodox Tradition Site

The Orthodox Tradition YouTube channel provides video resources that support and explain the unchanging Orthodox Christian Faith and the teachings of the Apostles and Holy Fathers. It is affiliated with the Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians (GOC) of America. The GOC is the traditionalist Orthodox Church of Greece. Our Diocese is part of the Eparchial Synod of the GOC serving the faithful of North and South America following the traditional Orthodox liturgical calendar (i.e. the old Julian Calendar).

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 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

2021 St. Xenia Camp

Greetings St. Xenia Camp family,

As previously announced, through the intercessions of St. Xenia, the prayers of so many of you, and with the blessing of Metropolitan Demetrius, St. Xenia Camp 2021 will return to Forest Acres in Fryeburg, Maine August 15-21! Given the continued impact of COVID-19, camp this year may yet be somewhat different from the past Forest Acres experiences. We are sharing this information ahead of registration so that all families can make an informed decision on whether they feel comfortable sending their camper(s) this year. [Read more...]

 

Ask A Priest

Forty Day Memorial Service

Q. Can you please explain the significance of the forty day memorial service? An Evangelical family asked one of our relatives that question. We said that it’s best to ask a clergy member. Thank you in advance for your response. (We will forward it to them as soon as possible).
-P. & M. G. Read more...