Photos - Ordinations

Ordination of Deacon Evvagelos to the Pr...
Elevation of Deacon Paraskevas Proskos t...
Ordination of Paraskevas Proskos to the ...
Ordination of Joseph Clatterbuck to the ...
Andrew Wales Ordained to the Holy Diacon...
Ordination of Fr. Theologos to the Pries...
Ordination of Jeremy Burrows to the Holy...
George Kouros Ordained to the Holy Diaco...
Metropolitan Demetrius's Enthronement - ...
Enthronement of Bishop Sergios of Portla...
Enthronement of Metropolitan Moses of To...
Ordination of Fr. Matthew
Ordination of Fr. Moses
Ordination of Fr. Kallinikos
Ordination of Fr Moses to the Deaconate
Enthronement of Bishop Demetrius of Bost...
Fr Thomas Elevated to the Rank of Protop...
Fr Thomas Elevated to the Rank of Protop...
Fr Maximus Ordained to the Holy Priestho...
Deacon Nicholas Serigos Ordained to the ...
Deacon Anastasios Hudson Ordained to the...
Anastasios Hudson Ordained to the Holy D...
Fr Maximos Ordained to the Holy Diaconat...
Fr Savvas Ordained to the Holy Priesthoo...
Fr Savvas Tonsured to the Great Schema
Metropolitan Demetrius's Enthronement - ...
Ordination of Monk Demetrius to the Diac...
Ordination of Peter Gilstrap to the Diac...
Ordination of Hierodeacon Joachim to the...
 
 
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Orthodox Awareness

Why Do We Follow the Old Orthodox Calendar?

Why do we follow the Old Orthodox Calendar?

a Because based on it, the First Ecumenical Council established the Paschal Canon and appointed that the feast of Holy Pascha may fall anywhere from March 22nd until April 25th, while with the New (Papal) Calendar it can fall as late at May 8th.

b The Gregorian (Papal) Calendar has been condemned by three Pan-Orthodox Councils under Patriarch Jeremiah Tranos (1583, 1587, 1589) 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...

Ask A Priest

Is the GOC Insular?

Q. In considering becoming part of the GOC in America, I am getting warnings from various circles that the attitude of GOC people is that of being “walled off,” “arrogant,” “judgmental,” and “in your face” toward those not in the Genuine Orthodox Church, with accusations such as “World Orthodox” priests are “not even Christians” and the like. Could you give me your personal, realistic assessment of this dynamic and possibly refer me to an official statement on how GOC members should and do relate to and communicate with those in “World Orthodoxy”? Read more...