The Vigil Service in Honor of Saint Demetrius the Great-Martyr

With great joy and festivity, the monastery of Saint John of San Francisco celebrated the vigil service in honor of Saint Demetrius the Great-Martyr. According to the typicon of the monastery, the ancient prefestal hymns (some of which were composed by Saint Romanos the composer of hymns), were chanted in anticipation, starting one week before the feast.

His Eminence, Metropolitan Moses of Toronto, came to celebrate; as well as Father Elias Aldreaedi, Father George Psaromatis, and many faithful which traveled from different parishes of the Metropolis.

The vigil service was completed sometime after 3:00 AM.

May Saint Demetrius always protect and defend our Metropolitan, and the Holy Metropolis of America.

st-demetrius-web-01
st-demetrius-web-01
st-demetrius-web-02
st-demetrius-web-02
st-demetrius-web-03
st-demetrius-web-03
st-demetrius-web-04
st-demetrius-web-04
st-demetrius-web-05b
st-demetrius-web-05b
st-demetrius-web-06
st-demetrius-web-06
st-demetrius-web-07
st-demetrius-web-07
st-demetrius-web-08
st-demetrius-web-08
st-demetrius-web-09
st-demetrius-web-09
st-demetrius-web-10
st-demetrius-web-10
st-demetrius-web-11
st-demetrius-web-11
st-demetrius-web-12
st-demetrius-web-12
st-demetrius-web-13
st-demetrius-web-13
st-demetrius-web-14
st-demetrius-web-14
st-demetrius-web-15
st-demetrius-web-15
st-demetrius-web-16
st-demetrius-web-16
st-demetrius-web-17
st-demetrius-web-17
st-demetrius-web-18
st-demetrius-web-18
st-demetrius-web-19
st-demetrius-web-19
st-demetrius-web-20
st-demetrius-web-20
st-demetrius-web-21
st-demetrius-web-21
st-demetrius-web-22
st-demetrius-web-22
st-demetrius-web-23
st-demetrius-web-23
st-demetrius-web-24
st-demetrius-web-24
st-demetrius-web-25
st-demetrius-web-25
st-demetrius-web-26
st-demetrius-web-26

Orthodox Awareness

Refutation of an "Encyclical Sermon"

Refutation of an “Encyclical Sermon” by a Hierarch of the New Calendar Orthodox Church of Greece and a Wily Denigrator of Anti-Ecumenists and “Old Calendarists” Who Have Walled Themselves Off From His Church

by His Grace, Bishop Clement of Gardikion, Secretary of the Holy Synod

In Greek

In English

Missions

Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Mission, Tucson, Arizona

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...