On Sunday, December 8, 2013, a hierarchical Divine Liturgy was celebrated at St. Isidoros Greek Orthodox Church on Long Island, N.Y. His Grace, Bishop Christodoulos of Theoupolis, celebrated the Liturgy, along with Frs. Kleanthis Korkotas and Nicholas Seregos.
Following Divine Liturgy, a banquet, the St. Myrope Annual Luncheon, was held at the North Ritz Club in Syosset, N.Y., in the afternoon. The banquet was well-attended by many of the faithful of St. Isidoros.
Below, please find pictures from the event.
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
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...
Q. There seems to be a lot of variation in how people observe fasting, but my confessor told me to fast from oil on Wednesday and Friday. Oil is a pretty vague category, though, and I was wondering if I could get a more explicit description of what kinds of food and drink are excluded on strict fast days. Read more...