The Ordination of Bishop Christodoulos of Theoupolis (Greek)

In the year 2000, on the Feast Day of St. Eustathios (Sept. 20/Oct.3), the Hieromonk Christodoulos was elevated to the dignity of Hierarch. He was ordained at the Holy Monastery of St. Menas in Anthousa, Greece. He was ordained by Metropolitan Pavlos of America, with the blessings of Archbishop Chrysostomos of Athens and All Greece. The ordination took place in the presence of the entire Holy Synod of the Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of Greece. This program is in GREEK.

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

Two-Headed Snake Cane?

Q. Can you tell me what the two-headed snake cane the Greek Bishop is walking with represents? What does it mean?
-V.T. Read more...