On Sunday February 24/March 9, 2014, the Sunday of Orthodoxy, His Eminence Metropolitan Demetrius of America presided over the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral of St. Markella, Astoria, NY, during which he ordained Fr. Sergius (Gordon) of Holy Ascension Monastery, Bearsville, NY to the Diaconate.
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
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...