The Feast of St. Glicherie in Romania

His Beatitude, Archbishop Kallinikos of Athens and All-Greece headed the official representation of our Church to our Sister Church of Romania on Thursday June 13/26, 2014 for the Feast of St. Glicherie of Romania on Saturday, June 15/28.

His Eminence, Metropolitan Vlasie of Romania together with His Beatitude, Archbishop Kallinikos of Athens and All-Greece presided over the festivities for St. Glicherie the Confessor in Romania from Friday, June 14/27 to Sunday, June 16/29 together with other Hierarchs of the Genuine Orthodox Churches of Romania and Greece, including His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius of America.

Hierarchs' arrival in Romania

Photos of Friday evening's Vigil Service

Audio of the entire Vigil for St. Glicherie

Saturday's Liturgy: The Feast of St. Glicherie

Saturday evening's Vigil presided over by His Grace, Bishop Dionisie of Galaţi

Sunday's Liturgy

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Video 2 His Beatitude, Archbishop Kallinikos of Athens speaks in Greek with His Grace, Bishop Ambrose of Methone translating into Romanian from 19' 30" to 32' 56"

Orthodox Awareness

A Brief History

In the early 20th century, the idea of promoting the union of Churches (Orthodox and heterodox) began to gain ground among circles in the Eastern Orthodox Church by establishing a "Communion of Churches" modeled on the League of Nations.

The Patriarchal Encyclical of 1920 foresaw a series of steps toward the “union of the Churches,” of which the first was the change of the calendar for the simultaneous celebration of feast days by all the “Churches.” The content of the encyclical was kept secret from the faithful and only after a few years became known. 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...

Youth

Registration is now open for the 2017 St Xenia Camp. Please visit the St Xenia Camp website for more information and registration.

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The Family Youth Conference will be held Friday, October 20 - Sunday, October 22 at The Dormition of the Theotokos Orthodox Church in Concord, NH.

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Ask A Priest

Two-Headed Snake Cane?

Q. Can you tell me what the two-headed snake cane the Greek Bishop is walking with represents? What does it mean?
-V.T. Read more...