First Weekend of the Great Fast 2018

His Eminence served the first Akathist service of Great Lent at his Cathedral in Astoria. In the morning, he attended Matins and Divine Liturgy at the Saint Syncletike Convent on Long Island. He then returned to the Cathedral for Saturday night and Sunday Liturgy.

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Missions

Saint Matthew the Evangelist, Jonesboro, Arkansas

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...

Ask A Priest

Why do we Call Angels “Saint”?

Q. I noticed that we call the angels Michael and Gabriel "Saint." I thought the title "Saint" was only given to humans who have proven themselves Godly. Do you mind clarifying this for me? Is there a deeper meaning to "Saint" that I am not aware of?

-S.L. Read more...