On the Sunday of the Prodigal Son, February 3/16, 2014, His Eminence, Metropolitan Moses of Toronto, liturgized in the parish of St. Joseph of Arimathea in Whitevale Ontario. During his visit to the parish, Vasili Pres was tonsured a Reader, and Nicholas Proskos and Evangelos Stavroullakis were blessed to wear the Rasso.
Many years to Vasili, Nicholas, and Evangelos!
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
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...
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...