UNIA: The Face and the Disguise

July 2015 - OODGER By Protopresbyter George D. Metallinos,Former Dean of the Athens University School of Theology Original Greek Edition (1992) published by "Apostoliki Diakonia" (official organization of the Church of Greece) TITLE: "ΟΥΝΙΑ - ΠΡΟΣΩΠΟ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΟΣΩΠΕΙΟ" Contents God: the Lord of History  “Unia” The historical framework The genesis of the Holy Inquisition The genesis of Unia Unia and the Christian East Unia in Greece What is ...

Orthodox Institute 2015

The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - May 2015 Antiochian Village + Nov. 5-8, 2015 www.antiochian.org/OI2015 Download Poster (PDF) Orthodox Institute 2015 on Facebook Educate the adults and you won't need church schools!" The 2015 Orthodox Institute will be held November 5-8 at Antiochian Village. This year's institute will explore the theme Adult Education: Building on the Foundation of ...

Metropolitan Joseph’s Pastoral Message for Great and Holy Pascha

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Pastoral Message for Great and Holy Pascha April 12, 2015 Let the heavens rejoice and the earth be glad, as is meet; and let the whole world, visible and invisible, feast; for Christ hath risen to everlasting joy. (from the 1st Ode of the Paschal Canon) Christ is Risen! Truly, He ...

Metropolitan Joseph Presides at One Year Memorial for Metropolitan Philip

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Thursday, March 19, 2015, marked the one year anniversary of the repose of His Eminence Metropolitan Philip of thrice-blessed memory. On Sunday, March 22, His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph celebrated the Divine Liturgy and one year memorial for Metropolitan Philip at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Brooklyn. In his eulogy, Metropolitan ...

One Year Anniversary of the Repose of Metropolitan Philip of Thrice-Blessed Memory

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Thursday, March 19, 2015 marks the one year anniversary of the repose of His Eminence Metropolitan Philip of thrice-blessed memory. Reflects Archpriest Joseph Antypas of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Troy, MI, "There is not a single day that passes without remembering the life and the contributions of ...

Second Sunday in Lent: St. Gregory Palamas

March 2015 Planting the doctrines of Orthodoxy, uprooting the thistles of wicked opinion, O blessed one, and growing well the plant of faith with the rain of thy sayings, thou didst offer to God, like a good farmer, ears a hundred fold. + Orthros of the Feast, Tone 1 On the second Sunday of Lent, we celebrate the ...

St. Katherine to Host First Annual National Christian Rights and Freedom Symposium

25/2/15 A National Christian Rights and Freedom Symposium, entitled “Uplifting Christ – Witnessing for our Faith in the Face of Radical Extremism”, will be held on Sat., March 14, 2015 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church Cultural Hall, 7100 Airport Pulling Road, Naples, Florida. The Symposium, co-hosted by South Florida Christian ...

The Enthronement of Metropolitan Joseph : Celebrations of East and West

Metropolitan Joseph during the Hierarchical Liturgy, West Coast Gala Weekend

The Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America  - February 2015 Imagine the spiritual renewal, excitement, festivities and joyful reunion of the clergy and laity at a Parish Life Conference or an Archdiocesan Convention – in the middle of winter. Antiochian Orthodox Christians on this continent did not have to wait until summertime for such large ...

2014 Nativity Pastoral Message of His Eminence Joseph – Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All North America

December 2014- January 2015 Come, O God-inspired faithful, arise and behold the descent of God from on high! He manifests Himself to us in Bethlehem. Let us cleanse our minds and offer Him a life of virtue instead of myrrh. Let us prepare with faith to celebrate His Nativity, storing up spiritual treasure and crying out: ...

2015 Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese Mid-Winter Meetings

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - December 2014 Register online here! Download the tentative schedule With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph, the 2015 Archdiocese Mid-Winter Meetings will be held at the Antiochian Village in Ligonier, PA, February 6-8, 2015. The Archdiocese and Diocese officers of the Antiochian Women, Fellowship of St. John Divine, and ...

Metropolitan Joseph – Pirmate of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America is Enthroned by Patriarch John X

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East Axios! Axios! Axios! On Saturday, December 6, 2014, the Feast of St. Nicholas, His Eminence Joseph, Metropolitan of New York and All North America, was enthroned at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York, by His Beatitude John X, Patriarch ...

Patriarch John X from Syria Coming to Enthrone New Head of Antiochian Church in America

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - 30/11/14 The head of one of the oldest churches on earth will come to America to enthrone the new head of one of the largest Orthodox Christian Churches in North America. The Patriarch of Antioch, Patriarch John X, will come from Damascus, Syria, to enthrone Metropolitan Joseph as new ...

Congratulate Metropolitan Joseph and Welcome Patriarch John X in Commemorative Enthronement Journal

The Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - 1/101/14 To honor Metropolitan Joseph on the auspicious occasion of his enthronement as Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All North America, a commemorative journal is being prepared. If you would like to express your congratulations to our new Metropolitan and welcome our father in ...

Notable Speakers to Address 2014 Orthodox Institute

The Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - 1/10/14 The Department of Christian Education's premier weekend for spiritual renewal and training, the Orthodox Institute, will be featuring a stellar group of speakers and presenters on the theme "Theosis: Your Life With God." Planned for October 30 - November 2, 2014 at Antiochian Village, the ...

Full Schedule for the Enthronement of Metropolitan Joseph Now Available

The Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - September 2014 The full schedule is now available for the weekend of December 5-7 and the events of the Enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph and the visit of His Beatitude Patriarch John X, at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York. Preparations are under way ...

Enthronement of Metropolitan Joseph & Patriarchal Visit Scheduled

September 2014 - The Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America It is with great pleasure that we announce that the events related to the Enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph will take place during the weekend of December 5 through 7, 2014, at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York. The actual enthronement will ...

2015 Festivals to Commemorate Anniversary of St. Raphael’s Repose

Antiochian Orthodox Church in USA - 20/8/14 The 2015 Oratorical Conference theme for the Antiochian Archdiocese has been announced as the "100th Anniversary of the Falling Asleep of Saint Raphael." Bishop Raphael (Hawaweeny), much beloved by the American Syrian community he served during the early years of Orthodoxy on the North American continent, reposed in 1915 ...

Archbishop Joseph Elected Antiochian Orthodox Metropolitan of All North America

The Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America (Patriarchate of Antioch and All East) - 3/7/14 His Eminence Archbishop Joseph has been elected Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All North America by the Holy Synod of Antioch, meeting in Balamand, Lebanon on Thursday, July 3, 2014. Much more additional information is forthcoming. Axios! His Eminence Metropolitan ...

Statement of the Synod of Bishops of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America

June 2014 - 5/6/14 Certification of the Results of the Voting that Occurred at the Special Convention for the Purpose of Nominating Three Candidates for the Office of Metropolitan of this Archdiocese.  On June 5th, 2014, the Special Convention of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America was duly convened in Chicago, Illinois, and voted to ...

Bishop Mark installed as Bishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania

May 2014 The Rite of Installation, during which His Grace, Bishop Mark [Maymon] was enthroned as Bishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, was celebrated at the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at Saint Stephen Cathedral here Saturday, May 10, 2014. His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, presided at the Divine Liturgy.  In addition to Bishop Mark, His Eminence, Archbishop Nathaniel of ...

Antiochian Archdiocese Resumes Full Participation in Assembly

May 2014 The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America has resumed full participation in the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. This development is a direct result of the decision by the Holy Synod of the Church of Antioch to rescind its previous resolution to temporarily suspend participation in every ...