Photos - Ordinations

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 - ...
 
 
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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 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

Civil Annulment's Effect on Church Marriage?

Q. This concerns a U.S. marriage. If the marriage is civilly annulled, what is the effect upon the Church marriage? Is it also annulled? Read more...