Youth & Family Conference 2012

When:
October 5-8, 2012

Where:
Toronto, Canada

Hosts:
St. Nektarios, Mother of God of Proussa, St. Joseph of Arimathea and St. Theodore of Canterbury Mission

Encyclical of the Holy Eparchial Synod in America

We will be blessed with the presence and participation of His Beatitude, Archbishop Kallinikos, their Eminences Metropolitan Pavlos, Metropolitan Moses, Metropolitan Chrysostomos and their Graces, Bishop Photios and Bishop Christodoulos.

The Conference will start on Friday, October 5, 2012, with a Luncheon meeting of Hierarchs and Clergy. After Vespers, His Eminence Archbishop Kallinikos will speak to the conferees. Saturday will be dedicated to workshops, talks and programs for children from 6 and up. Sunday will be a concelebration with Archbishop Kallinikos.

The following are the schedule and registration form for the upcoming Conference:

Schedule | Registration

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...

Youth

Registration is now open for the 2017 St Xenia Camp. Please visit the St Xenia Camp website for more information and registration.

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The Family Youth Conference will be held Friday, October 20 - Sunday, October 22 at The Dormition of the Theotokos Orthodox Church in Concord, NH.

Registration | Flyer

Ask A Priest

Morning and Evening Prayers

Q. Are the prayers in the blue prayer book [A Prayerbook for Orthodox Christians by the Holy Transfiguration Monastery —ed.] compulsory for everyone? I mean their morning prayers and the service of Small Compline. My confessor gave me a special rule but wasn’t clear about whether this replaced the book prayers or was in addition to them. Read more...