Orthodoxy

Title Created Date
ROCOR and GOC (Audio) 27 August 2023
The Athos Diet (Book) 20 March 2021
Let Me Die, God! 29 January 2021
Timely Lessons from the Life of St. Mary of Egypt 07 April 2020
Monastery of St John of San Francisco Store 29 December 2018
Homily on St. John the New Almsgiver and Wonder-Worker 04 May 2018
Let Us Pass from Death unto Eternal Life 20 April 2018
Count us Worthy O Lord to Partake in Thy Sufferings 05 April 2018
Sermon of Metropolitan Demetrius on the Feast of St. Nectarios 2017 30 November 2017
Sermon on the Prodigal Son - Metropolitan Demetrius 10 March 2016
Archbishop Chrysostomos II Encyclical June 2002 11 July 2012
The Fasts of the Orthodox Church 02 October 2014
Pascha Before Pascha for the Church of the G.O.C. 22 September 2014
A Sermon on the Feast of the Nativity of Christ 2013 10 January 2014
The Evil Eye 29 November 2011
Behold I approach Divine Communion 11 October 2011
Ἰδοῦ βαδίζω πρός Θεία Κοινωνίαν 11 October 2011
Relating to Non-Orthodox Family as a True Test of Orthodoxy 05 July 2011
The Office of Archbishop 18 March 2011
Constantine's Sword and the Age of Skepticism 18 April 2008
The Introduction to "Essentials of New Testament Greek" 16 August 2007
Romiosini Journal 14 April 2007
On Cloning 09 November 2006
Chios and the Roman Empire 09 November 2006
A Proclamation on Ecclesiology 27 October 2006
Kataggelia - Anaphora 10 August 2006
Bishop Petros of Astoria (English) 17 July 2006
Bishop Petros of Astoria (Greek) 15 July 2006
Orthodox Awareness

A Brief History

In the early 20th century, the idea of promoting the union of Churches (Orthodox and heterodox) began to gain ground among circles in the Eastern Orthodox Church by establishing a "Communion of Churches" modeled on the League of Nations.

The Patriarchal Encyclical of 1920 foresaw a series of steps toward the “union of the Churches,” of which the first was the change of the calendar for the simultaneous celebration of feast days by all the “Churches.” The content of the encyclical was kept secret from the faithful and only after a few years became known. Read more...

Missions

Saint John of Kronstadt - Bunnell, Florida

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...

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

Forty Day Memorial Service

Q. Can you please explain the significance of the forty day memorial service? An Evangelical family asked one of our relatives that question. We said that it’s best to ask a clergy member. Thank you in advance for your response. (We will forward it to them as soon as possible).
-P. & M. G. Read more...