His Eminence, our Metropolitan, has returned from his trip to Greece where he participated in the deliberations of the Holy Synod, and the festivities of the feast of Theophany.
He visited many churches and monasteries in the Attika and Thessaloniki regions where he was received very warmly.
Below are some pictures from last Sunday, January 16/29th's liturgy at the Cathedral of the Three Hierarchs in Thessaloniki.
His Eminence will be leaving this Saturday January 22/February 4th for Guatemala and will return eight days later.
“Trust ye not in princes, in the sons of men, in whom there is no salvation.”
We mustn’t have absolute trust in human beings for our salvation, no matter what dignity they have. Human beings are changeable. Today they are saints, tomorrow—deniers. Today—sinners, tomorrow—righteous. We must have absolute trust in God, and in Him we must base our hopes of salvation. “Blessed is he of whom the God of Jacob is his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God” (Psalm 145:5). Read more...
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Tucson, AZ, is a beautiful mission parish near downtown Tucson, a city in southern Arizona. It was started in 1997 by Father John Bockman, who was a missionary priest formerly serving missions in Tennessee and Massachusetts since 1990. Read more...