Visit of Bishop Demetrius to Michigan

With the blessings of His Eminence, Metropolitan Pavlos of America, His Grace Bishop Demetrius of Boston, accompanied by Archdeacon Agathangelus visited the parishes of the Genuine Orthodox Christians in Michigan.

On Saturday Dec. 9/22, 2012 Bishop Demetrius presided over Vespers in the parish of Sts. Nectarios & George in Ecorse MI together with Fr. Longinos Kakavros, rector of the parish, and Fr. George Giannios. The next day, Sunday Dec. 10/23 he celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Sts. Nectarios & George together the above mentioned clergy. On Monday Dec 11/24 he presided over Vespers in the parish of St. Spyridon in Saint Claire Shores MI which also celebrated its Feast Day. The next day, Tuesday Dec 12/25, he celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the same parish upon the memory of our father among the saints, Spyridon, Bishop of Trimythus, the wonderworker. Concelebrating together with His Grace were Fr. Steven Allen, rector of the parish, and the above mentioned clergy.

After Liturgy in each church, the parish offered a trapeza for the visiting clergy and the parishioners. Many faithful attended all the services. His Grace visited with the faithful who were spiritually strengthened by the presence of an Orthodox hierarch.

2012michiganbpdemetrius001
2012michiganbpdemetrius001
2012michiganbpdemetrius002
2012michiganbpdemetrius002
2012michiganbpdemetrius003
2012michiganbpdemetrius003
2012michiganbpdemetrius004
2012michiganbpdemetrius004
2012michiganbpdemetrius005
2012michiganbpdemetrius005
Orthodox Awareness

(Ψευδο) Προφητείας Παϊσίου το ανάγνωσμα...

Εις την εφημερίδα «Ελεύθερην Ώραν» της 6-8-2009 (ν.η.) ανγράφεται το ακόλουθον δημοσίευμα υπό τίτλον «Ο Γράψας, ο Παϊσιος και η Προφητεία!»:

«Για τον στρατηγό Δ. Γράψα υπήρχε άλλη Προφητεία. Την φοβήθηκαν.

Από καιρό κυκλοφορεί η προφητεία του γέροντα Παΐσιου… Βέβαια, άλλο προφητεία, άλλο πραγματικότητα… Αλλά, κάπου υπάρχει μία άκρη! Read more...

Missions

Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Mission, Tucson, Arizona

Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church 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. Father John served the faithful in Tucson and the surrounding area in his home Chapel until his repose in November of 2000. His wife, Presbytera Valerie, continued to make her home Chapel available for the mission, with clergy from Saint Nectarios Orthodox Church in Seattle and His Eminence, Metropolitan Moses of Toronto (then of Portland), visiting to provide the Divine Services.

Read more...
Youth

2023 Youth Conference

Please join us for the 2023 youth conference in Chicago, IL! To learn more, visit the home page or visit the conference website.

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...