Autumn Eparchial Synod Meeting at Holy Ascension Monastery

On October 23/November 5, 2014, the Holy Eparchial Synod of the Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians in America convened under the Presidency of His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius of America in the Holy Ascension Monastery in Bearville, NY.

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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

Report and photos from the 2017 Youth & Family Conference

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...