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

Video 1

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

Ecumenical Dialogues Intensified

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Missions

Saint Matthew the Evangelist, Jonesboro, Arkansas

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Youth

Report and photos from the 2017 Youth & Family Conference

Ask A Priest

Is the GOC Insular?

Q. In considering becoming part of the GOC in America, I am getting warnings from various circles that the attitude of GOC people is that of being “walled off,” “arrogant,” “judgmental,” and “in your face” toward those not in the Genuine Orthodox Church, with accusations such as “World Orthodox” priests are “not even Christians” and the like. Could you give me your personal, realistic assessment of this dynamic and possibly refer me to an official statement on how GOC members should and do relate to and communicate with those in “World Orthodoxy”? Read more...