St. Basil Luncheon 2020

On Sunday, January 13/26, after the Divine Liturgy presided by His Eminence Metropolitan Demetrius, the congregation made their way to the Chian Federation for the Annual St. Basil Luncheon. This year Fotini Poulios, past president of the Philoptochos of Saint Markella "Agia Anna" was presented with the Bishop Petros Award for her many years of service to the Cathedral and community. Thank you to the Pontian Society Komninoi and the Xorodia of Saint Markella for their performances, and to all who came and showed their support. Congratulations and many years Fotini!

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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.

For some time now the prophecy of Elder Paisios is circulating. Certainly, while the prophecy is one thing, reality is something else, but somewhere there is an extreme. Read more...

Missions

Saint John of Kronstadt - Bunnell, Florida

St. John of Kronstadt Orthodox Church began as a mission parish in the year 2000, in a home chapel in Palm Coast, FL – a small town on Florida’s northeast coast located between St. Augustine and Daytona Beach. After two years, it became necessary to have services in area community centers, rented for Sundays and other Holy Days. Read more...

Ask A Priest

Morning and Evening Prayers

Q. Are the prayers in the blue prayer book [A Prayerbook for Orthodox Christians by the Holy Transfiguration Monastery —ed.] compulsory for everyone? I mean their morning prayers and the service of Small Compline. My confessor gave me a special rule but wasn’t clear about whether this replaced the book prayers or was in addition to them. Read more...