Visit of Metropolitan Demetrius to Hermitage of St Clement 2015

On Tuesday, November 25/December 8, 2015, in an atmosphere of spiritual joy and compunction, His Eminence Metropolitan Demetrius of America and Archdeacon Agathangelus, visited the Hermitage of Saint Clement of Ochrid in Albany, Georgia. It has been over a year since His Eminence sent Hierodeacon Barsanuphius and Monk Anthony to live at the hermitage to help the local community.

This year's festival marked a special blessing with the baptisms of five local residents of Albany. The clergy had the opportunity to speak to others interested in Orthodoxy.

Prayers are asked for the newly illumined Neilos, Maria, Basil, Joshua, and Anastasios.

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Orthodox Awareness

The Reading is from the (False) Prophecy of Paisios

In the August 6, 2009 edition of the newspaper «Ελεύθερη Ώρα» (Free Time), the following article was published with the title “Grapsas, Paisios and the Prophecy!”:

“There was another prophecy for General Grapsas and they feared it.

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Missions

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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

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...